1953D. LessingFive 121This..was farming country,..a pocket of good, dark, rich soil in the wastes of the light sandveld.
1964Listener (U.K.) 6 Aug. 192He plants the first rose on the burnt sandveld.
1985Weekend Argus 30 Nov. (Suppl.) 6If you are one of those amateur nature-lovers like me who has often heard the word ‘sandveld’ but never really known what it referred to, you now have a chance to make a proper acquaintance with this fascinating and increasingly rare veld type.
1991J. Huntly inSunday Star 16 Feb. (Weekend) 4The camel-thorn is the common thorn-tree of the Kalahari Sandveld.
2.With initial capital, usually attributive, in the Special Combination Sandveld chair [so called because usually made in the Sandveld, a region of the Western Cape named for its characteristic soil type], a country chair of simple design, made of indigenous woods, especially lemon wood.
1973M.A. CookCape Kitchen 9A low kitchen chair of the ‘Sandveld’ type.
1974S. Afr. Panorama Mar. 42It is just as if a small part of the South African veld has been captured in the ‘Pierneef Room’..with its Sandveld chairs of wild lemon wood with riempie seats.
1974S. Afr. Panorama Mar. 43The 30 ‘Sandveld’ chairs in the room..are made of wild lemon wood, and no more than approximately 500 are still extant in South Africa.
1979S. Afr. Panorama Aug. 3Today, many of these quaint cottages..are holiday homes belonging to Cape Town people who have restored them with loving attention to detail, down to the original old Zandveld chairs, [etc.].
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