Southern African Book Dealers Association

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SABDA is the official body for out-of-print book dealers in Southern Africa. SABDA's Constitution is designed to improve standards of professional service to customers and allow members to speak on matters of common interest. All members adhere to the Constitution and Code of Ethics. What our members offer:

  • A selection of books available from stock held on their premises
  • Conservative and full descriptions of their listed stock
  • A stated return policy for books incorrectly identified, incorrectly described, or damaged in transit
  • Personal service - deal with a human being and not a computer programme
  • Packing of a standard designed to protect the book in transit
  • Knowledge, experience, integrity, and fair-dealing
  • Guaranteed provenance of all items offered for sale
Visit us at www.sabda.co.za. Visit Southern African Book Dealers Association online

Chapter 1 Books

We also have a brick-and-mortar store! Visit us in:

Johannesburg, none, South Africa

Chapter 1 trades out of three premises that are all in the Johannesburg area. Our emphasis is on providing quality books at highly competitive prices. A large (and continuously growing) selection of our books are listed on various websites on…

Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

Port Elizabeth, none, South Africa

Christison Rare Books operates as a mail order business, based in Port Elizabeth. We are members of IOBA and SABDA. Whereas we stock thousands of books on a wide variety of subjects, our focus has always been on SE Africa…

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Fables Bookshop

We also have a brick-and-mortar store! Visit us in:

Bathurst, none, South Africa

We are a bricks_and-mortar out of print bookshop. Established 1990. Founder Member Southern African Book Dealers Association. Join our catalogue mailing list and browse illustrated past catalogues.http://www.fables.co.zaTelegram: t.me/rhodopeWe specialise in out-of-print items relating to Africa. Small general stock for passers-by…

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