Founded in 1990. The owner, Ian Balchin, has been active in Africana book dealing for over 30 years. We are situated in Bathurst a short drive from either Port Alfred or Grahamstown. We are an out-of-print book shop with general and specialist Africana stock and specialise in Africana books mainly relating to South & Southern Africa.
Always a good selection of reading and top-quality authors for visitors.
Academic books for Rhodes University students bought and sold.
Regular Africana catalogues issued, subscribe from our website. Past catalogues can be viewed and searched on our website, you can also search and order current stock from our website.