Fables Bookshop in Grahamstown was founded in 1990 and deals mainly in out-of-print, academic and specialist, Africana titles. Fables also sells fascinating hand-painted maps of the Cape Colony and Eastern Cape, as well as almost impossible-to-find genealogy CDs.
Fables Bookshop, 119 High St, Grahamstown, South Africa, +27 46 636 1525
The Book Cottage is exactly as the name suggests: a charming cottage filled with books, and is situated in Hermanus, a seaside village in the Overberg. They stock a comprehensive range, from local authors to international best-sellers and children’s books, plus they often host special readings and book launches.
The Book Cottage, 17 Long St, Hermanus, South Africa, +27 28 313 0834