‘A History of Cape Silver 1700-1870’ and ‘Further Researches in Cape Silver’ (Sold as a Set)

A History of Cape Silver : signed by the author on title page. Illustrations showing, Cape silversmiths’ marks, decorations, examples of silverware produced between 1700 and 1870, etc. throughout.
Further Researches in Cape Silver : First Edition 1953. With various black-and-white illustrations.





Price – $480.00 (ZAR-4500.00)

‘Memories of Mankind”. Finch & Co.

Autumn 2007, Catalogue No. 11. Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

‘sGravenhage, Zijn Voornaamste Gebouwen en Schoonste Gezigten: Pracht-Album in 20 Fraaije, Naar de Natuur Geteekende Platen met Bijschriften

20 Lithographic plates of buildings and views of The Hague with descriptions in Dutch. Red cloth boards with gilt embellishment: detached. Most leaves loosed. 2 small booksellers labels to front paste down. Tissue guards browned, soiling and browning through the leaves. Published c. 1859

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

‘Sharps and Flats’. A Complete Revelation of the Secrets of Cheating at Games of Chance and Skill.

Topics covered: Common sharpers and their tricks; Reflectors; Game of Faro; Dice; High Ball Poker, etc. Sunning with marks to spine and a few abrasions to front cover.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-750.00)

‘Vanity Fair’ in Southern Africa 1869 to 1914. Brenthurst Second Series 8

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. 87 illustrations including the frontispiece.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-700.00)

‘When Animals Were People’.

A-Z of animals of Southern Africa as the Bushmen saw and thought them and as the camera sees them today. “The author has combined the Busman folklore about animals and their pictorial records on the rocks with photographs of actual animals for comparison.” Price – $36.00 (ZAR-420.00)

“Me and Catharine Susan.”

Author and illustrator, Kathleen Ainslie was active in the years 1900-1911. She is best-known for her series of children’s books based on jointed Dutch peg dolls which were popular during the 19th and early-20th centuries. The color illustrations are bright and cheerful, appearing on every other page, opposite hand-lettered text. Double page illustration in the centre.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

“The Garden Colony” The Story of Natal and its Neighbours

History, geography, the Boer War and 4 ballads commemorating historical highlights. Index and a map in rear sleeve.

Price – $58 (ZAR-600)

“Tut-Tut..” (Richard II)

Delightful illustrations each accompanied with a famous quote from Shakespeare’s plays. The author and illustrator, Kathleen Ainslie, was active in the years 1900-1911. She is best-known for her series of children’s books based on jointed Dutch peg dolls which were popular during the 19th and early-20th centuries.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

“What I did.”

Author and illustrator, Kathleen Ainslie was active in the years 1900-1911. She is best-known for her series of children’s books based on jointed Dutch peg dolls which were popular during the 19th and early-20th centuries. The color illustrations are bright and cheerful, appearing on every other page, opposite hand-lettered text. Double page illustration in the centre.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

100 000 Years of Beauty.

A set of 5 volumes exploring the meaning of beauty from prehistory, antiquity through to the future.

Price – $250.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

100 Girls: New Concepts in Glamour Photography

Volume of b/w glamour photography. Black cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Light soiling to front endpapers, otherwise a VG, neat, clean copy. DW good, price clipped with some chips and closed tears to edges.

Price – $76.00 (ZAR-950.00)

15 Essays in Half-Tone.

An evocative series of black white photographs of people and places in South Africa circa 1960s. Light edge-wear. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

150 South African Paintings. Past and Present

Browning to top, fore- and lower edges with some discolouration and light foxing to prelims (front and rear). Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

150 South African Paintings. Past and Present.

Previous owner’s details and bookseller’s label on front fep. A few marks on front paste-down with light foxing on rear paste-down. 8 cm split to lower area of gutter on front paste-downs. Foxing to top-edge. Slightly shaken.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220)

18 Poems

The author’s first book of poems. This is the Fortunate Press edition. 2nd edition with the Knole Park Press imprint at the foot of the last page.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

180 Pencil Portraits of the S.A.F.A. Drawn during the Campaign in Palestine

No published date. Probably between 1915 – 1918.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-420.00)

1851 or The Adventures of Mr and Mrs Sandboys and Family, who came up to London to “enjoy themselves” and to see the Great Exhibition.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-950.00)

1899: The Long March Home.

A little-known incident involving the safe passage of 7000 Zulus back to their home in Zululand (Natal) by John S Marwick. Mild foxing to the verso of the rear cover. Ex Libris stamp on title page. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

2 1/4.

William Eggleston would occasionally use a two and one quarter inch format for photographs. These are collected and published here for the first time.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-600.00)

23 Jahre Sturm und Sonneschein in Sudafrika

Autobiographical account of the author’s time in South Africa, where he formed a Boer Commando and was wounded in the battle of Elandslaagte in the Anglo-Boer war. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Includes fold out maps. Text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

25 Legal Luminaries from “Vanity Fair”

25 full size, colour reproductions with descriptive text.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

3 Albumen Prints from the Anglo-Boer War

An album page containing 2 photographs taken at the Refugee Camp at De Jagersdrift. ‘…a depressing little camp guarding the main crossing point of the Buffalo River astride the Natal-Transvaal Frontier.’ (Packenham). The third image is of an unidentified man (possibly Buller) arriving at a train station with a number of children in attendance.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

50 x 60 – Toto Frima

Artistic nude photographs. Text in Dutch. Clean sound copy. Dust jacket has repair to top edge.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-200.00)

6th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration Catalogue – 8 April to 31 July 1988

Black and white illustrations. Minor wear and tear to the pictorial covers. Book plate sticker to front cover.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)