Order an eBook

Order an eBook2021-02-01T09:24:45+00:00

While the publication of print volumes and reprints remains the primary focus of the Society, a decision has been taken by the Society to begin producing eBook versions of our publications. Consequently, several of our volumes have been digitised, and all future volumes will also be made available in eBook format.

The digitised volumes of Series One were produced from reprint text while that of Series Two and Three were produced from the original text.

Please see the table below showing eBooks currently available with prices for members and non-members. For more information about each publication click on the title.


Vol Short Title Members Non-Members
1-01 Reports of De Chavonnes and of Van Imhoff, on the Cape R140/$10 R185/$12
1-02 Mentzel, – Life at the Cape – biography of Rudolph S. Allemann R140/$10 R185/$12
1-03 De Mist : Memorandum for the administration at the Cape R140/$10 R185/$12
1-04 Mentzel, – A geographical-topographical description of the Cape – Part I R140/$10 R185/$12
1-05 Collectanea, Vol. I R140/$10 R185/$12
1-06 Mentzel, – A geographical-topographical description of the Cape – Part II R140/$10 R185/$12
1-07 Diary of Rev Owen, Missionary with Dingaan R140/$10 R185/$12
1-08 The Wreck of the Grosvenor R140/$10 R185/$12
1-12 Journals of Olof Bergh [1682/3] and Isaq Schrijver [1689] R140/$10 R185/$12
1-14 The Early Cape Hottentots R140/$10 R185/$12
1-15 Journals of Wikar, Janz & Van Reenen 1760-1799 R140/$12 R185/$16
1-16 Travels and Adventures of Nathaniel Isaacs Vol I R250/$17 R300/$20
1-17 Travels and Adventures of Nathaniel Isaacs Vol II R250/$17 R300/$20
1-24 De Vruchten Mijner Wekzaamheden – M D Teenstra R250/$17 R300/$20
1-25 Mentzel, – A geographical-topographical description of the Cape – Part III R250/$17 R300/$20
1-27 Chronicle of Jeremiah Goldswain, Albany Settler of 1820: Vol. I R250/$17 R300/$20
1-29 Chronicle of Jeremiah Goldswain, Albany Settler of 1820 – Vol II R250/$17 R300/$20
2-43 A B Xuma : Autobiography and Selected Works R250/$17 R300/$20
2-46 Russian Visitors to the Cape 1797 – 1870 R250/$17 R300/$20
2-48 Selections from the Letters of President M T Steyn R250/$17 R300/$20
2-49 Hendrik Swellengrebel in Africa. Journals of three journeys 1776-1777 R250/$17 R300/$20
2-50 In a Time of Plague-Memories of the ‘Spanish’ Flu Epidemic of 1918 in South Africa R250/$17 R300/$20
3-01 Indoda Ebisithanda – The Reverend James Laing among the AmaXhosa R250/$17 R300/$20
3-02 Sol T Plaatje – A life in letters R250/$17 R300/$20
JvR-1 Jan van Riebeeck Daghregister Vol I R250/$17 R300/$20
JvR-2 Jan van Riebeeck Daghregister Vol II R250/$17 R300/$20
JvR-3 Jan van Riebeeck Daghregister Vol III R250/$17 R300/$20

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Account Holder: Historical Publications Southern Africa
Bank: Standard Bank of South Africa
Branch: Thibault Square, Cape Town
Branch Code: 02 090 9
Account Number: 07 051 2035
Account Type: Current Account
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