LIST OF CONTENTS AND ILLUSTRATIONS
The ship sign of the Dutch East India Company, carved on a stone in The Castle, Cape Town - " Post Office " stone - East India Company's house, Amsterdam - Company's drinking cup - Van Riebeeck and his wife - Very old house in Cape Town - Old Rustenberg summer house - Garden seat, Rustenberg - Table Bay and the Old Fort, after Dapper, 1668.
Coat of Arms of the Six family - View of the Castle, showing the " Kat " and the balcony - Teak Fanlight, once in The Castle - Van Rheede tot Drakenstein, Heer van Mydrecht - Groot Constantia, 1685 - Plan of Groot Constantia - Escutcheons: Groot Constantia and Hottentots Holland - Side gables, groot Constantia - Wine house at Groot Constantia - Wine house steps, Groot Constantia - Old bath, Groot Constantia - Map from the Voyage de Siam des Pères Jesuites, 1686 - Gateway of the Castle, Cape Town - Platte Kloof in the Tygerberg - Very old farm buildings, Koornhoop. - Old districts and modern roads.
Wellington - Farm bell, Groot Constantia - Farm bell, Meerlust, Eerste Rivier - Parel Vallei.
Meerlust, Eerste Rivier - Hen house at Meerlust - Plan of Vergelegen from the " Accusation " - Picture of Vergelegen from the " Defence " - The old octagon wall at Vergelegen - Vergelegen - The farm bell at Vergelegen.
Zwaanswijk - Usual plan of house in the peninsula - Walled river, Elsenberg - Old teak door at Paarde Vallei - Frescoed wall and teak doored fireplace at Libertas - Meerlust, Eerste Rivier - Vredenberg in the Moddergat - Late gable of Vredenberg - Burial Place, Welmoed - Vergenoegd.
A gate in Stellenbosch - A vine trellised stoep, Stellenbosch - Shutter hinges, Stellenbosch and Drakenstein - " La Gratitude,"built 1704 - Arsenal, Stellenbosch - Very old house in Stellenbosch - A shady street, Stellenbosch.
Schoongezigt - Good Hope - Rhone and Languedoc - Usual plan of house in the country - Bosch en Dal - Bosch en Dal stoep - Door furniture at Drakenstein and the Cape - Bien Donné, front gable - Bien Donné - Pomegranates at Frenchhoek - Teak china cup - board in a Drakenstein farm - Dauphiné - Bochenhouts Kloof - View across Frenchhoek from La Cotte.
A quaint gable in Paarl - Old colonial chair once in Paarl Church - Paarl Church - The Parsonage, Paarl - The Drosdty, Tulbagh - Roodezand Pass, Tulbagh Valley - Old Church, Tulbagh - Walls of the Churchyard, Tulbagh - Leeuwfontein - Ceres Bridge.
The Dutch East India Company's coins - The shore that has seen so many wrecks.
Sundial in the Company's Garden - Common Seal of the Vereenigde Oost - Indische Compagnie (United East India Company) - Coat of Arms of Joan Blesius - Klastenberg, Wynberg - Zwaanswijk, built 1711 - 17 - Morgenster, Hottentots Holland.
Cape Town Church, from a print - Old Lutheran Parsonage - Steps at Alphen, Wynberg - Haazendal in the Bottelary - Gate of the Slave Enclosure, Boshof - Gate of Welgelegen, Mowbray - Elsenburg.
Late window in Cape Town - Old Colonial - made chair - Very old Colonial - made Armoire - Old Colonial bench in " stink - wood " - Armoire in " stink - wood " and "yellow - wood " - Bergvliet - The Old Gate to Government House and the Slave Lodge beyond - Stellenberg Gate - Little Terrace at Tokai - Hall at Stellenberg. Tailpiece.