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Celebrate 50 years of sea rescues off Mossel Bay -


Golden Jubliee Goue Jubileum 1971-2021



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Zulu Woodcarving 

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Print Matters Heritage publishes books on South African art, craft and heritage with a particular focus on those artists, craftspeople and individuals who have been overlooked yet made an impact on South African culture: they have stories to tell and vision to share that can empower our youth and restore pride in our collective heritage.

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latest titles


A Sprig of Rosemarie - A Journey of Culinary Memories and Recipes
by Rosemarie Saunders

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. Cooking is not adress rehearsal: it is the now. You are only...More info

SEA RESCUE – Mossel Bay • Station 15 • Mosselbaai – Golden Jubliee / Goue Jubileum 1971-2021
by Mossel Bay Station 15/ Stasie 15 Mosselbaai

Celebrate 50 years of sea rescues off Mossel Bay - Station 15’s story. Reading this Golden Jubilee Book is like braving huge waves head-on in a stormy...More info

Print Matters Heritage Catalogue 2021
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OUT OF STOCK: Snoek on the Couch
by Robin Emsley

OUT OF STOCK This is a book about a fish called the snoek, and about the people of the West Coast of South Africa. It is...More info

Trees and Shrubs Mozambique
by John Burrows, Sandie Burrows, Mervyn Lötter and Ernst Schmidt

STANDARD HARD COVER EDITION:  THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE TREES AND SHRUBS OF MOZAMBIQUE MOZAMBIQUE is a land of immense variety of landscape and biological diversity. However,...More info

LIMITED COPIES: Saldanha-Langebaan - Progression towards Prosperity
by Roy Siegfried

LIMITED COPIES: The text and illustrations of this book provide a concisely integrated cultural and natural history of the development of the Saldanha-Langebaan region, along South...More info

LIMITED COPIES: The Wartime Diary of W. D. Terry – a ‘Safrican’ at Cambridge – with selected letters 1938-1941
by Laurence Wright

LIMITED COPIES A lively young South African, W.D. Terry, read English at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, during the early years of WW2. His recently discovered diary and letters...More info

OUT OF STOCK: The Men who would not March - The Surrender of Concordia, Namaqualand, 4 April 1902
by David Thomas

OUT OF STOCK   A fateful decision with momentous consequences, courage, struggle and redemption ­ all the ingredients of good fiction which here all happen to be...More info

OUT OF STOCK: Levaillant's Legacy - A History of South African Ornithology
by Roy Siegfried

OUT OF STOCK Levaillant’s Legacy – A History of South African Ornithology is a remarkable synthesis of the history of the development of the study of...More info

OUT OF STOCK: Hier was Helde - Die Redding van Concordia, April 1-4, 1902
by David Thomas

OUT OF STOCK Vertaal deur Oswald Gibson   ’n Oormag ruiters was op pad om hulle dorp aan te val. Hulle het bitter min ammunisie gehad en daar...More info

LIMITED COPIES: South African Flowering Trees - A botanical adventure through history
by Rob Wood

LIMITED COPIES Many books are written about trees, but few give a complete picture: what do they look like? Where do they come from? How do...More info

OUT OF STOCK: Cape Peninsula Birdlife
by Roy Siegfried and Ian Sinclair

OUT OF STOCK   An introduction to better birdwatching Cape Peninsula Birdlife breaks new ground: it provides residents of, and visitors to, the Cape Peninsula with information where...More info