‘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.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

1000 Lausanne

A collection of black and white photographs of Lausanne.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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)

A Collector’s History of English Pottery

Price clipped. Dust jacket in very good condition.

A Collector’s History of Fans

A history of oriental and European fan making and collecting, serving as a collector’s reference. Contains 110 black and white and 16 colour illustrations.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Complete Guidance to Flower-and-Bird Painting

Some of the pages are slightly soiled. DW shows general wear.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

A Coronation Exhibition of Royal, Historical, Political and Social Glasses Commemorating 18th and 19th Century Events in English History

Nameplate reading: Alfred Bordon Brown Art Library Wynberg South Africa on front paste down endpaper. Stamp bearing the same name on front free endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. B/w photoplates.

A Dictionary of British Marine Painters

Dust jacket has loss to spine and edges. Paperclip mark to end papers otherwise an excellent copy with black and white plates.

A Fundamental Art, The Rug

Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Will incur extra postage. Text in French and English.

A Glossary of Terms used in Grecian Roman, Italian and Gothic Architecture.

The fifth edition of this book. Marbled end papers, gilt page edges. Illustrated with 1,700 woodcuts. 526 pp.





Price – $30 (ZAR-320)

A Handbook of Ornament. With 300 plates, containing about 3000 illustrations of the elements, and the application of decoration to objects.

Green boards with gilt title on cover and spine. Fraying and chipping to top and bottom of spine with a 3cm split to the cloth on side of spine. Edge-wear to boards. Some splitting of the cloth on spine. Names of previous owners to first free end paper. Foxing to first and last few pages. Webbing exposed at front and back paste-downs. Contents and illustrations clean with age-toning to page edges.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-240.00)

A History of Cape Silver 1700-1870

An illustrated reference, signed by the author. Sales receipt from “L Twentyman & Co.” dated 1838 tipped in to pp83.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A History of Cape Silver 1700-1870

An illustrated reference, signed by the author. Black cloth boards with silver titles and devices to front board and spine. Top edge slightly browned. Library blindstamp to title page. DW VG with horizontal scratch to front panel, small chips to spine and other edges and general rubbing. A very good copy overall.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A History of Dolls’ Houses: Four Centuries of the Domestic World in Miniature

Black and white plates throughout. Inscription in ink to the front fep. Random foxing throughout. Price clipped from front DW flap. Boards show some wear. DW shows wear, chipping, folds and some losses to the top and bottom of the spine area.

A Rudimentary Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks and Tiles; Containing an Outline of the Principles of Brickmaking, and Detailed Accounts of the Various Processes Employed in the Making of Bricks and Tiles in Different Parts of England

Original embossed red card wraps with a new spine. Scarce first edition in two parts.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

A Selection of Traditional Chinese Paintings

Colour illustrations to every page with. With a short foreword and descriptions in English.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-950.00)

A Song to Reality – Latin-American Photography 1860-1993

395pp, largely black and white photography. Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

A Survey of Chinese Ceramics. 5 Volumes

A specialist guide to historic Chinese porcelain and ceramic wares of all periods. 1.Early Wares:prehistoric to tenth century; 2.Sung Wares; 3.Liao, His-Hsia, Chin and Yuan Wares; 4.Ming Official Wares and 5.Ch’ing Official and Popular Wares.
Totalling over 220 000 words, the work discusses all essential aspects concerning the development and authentication of important Chinese ceramic wares. With over 2 000 colour photographs and numerous line drawings.



Price – $950.00 (ZAR-9500.00)

A Vanishing World

This is the first book to offer a comprehensive selection of the photographer’s work of the Jews of Eastern Europe. The images were taken between 1934 and 1939.




Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

A Vision of Eden.

An abridged version of Marianne North’s travel memoirs and pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. DW price-clipped with some chipping and general wear and tear to the top.

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-450.00)

A Vision of Eden. The Life and Work of Marianne North.

An abridged edition of Marianne North’s travel memoirs and pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. Brown boards with gilded image and lettering. Spine bumped at the base. Personal inscription on fep. Scattered foxing throughout as well as to page edges. Two small closed tears to top of DW spine. Otherwise contents and photographs clean and tightly bound.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

A World With A View – An Inquiry into the Nature of Scenic Values

“In articulating his own understanding of what our future course must be if we are to create and maintain an aesthetically satisfying environment, Tunnard surveys a range of subjects from the early application of the scientific method in the study of natural history to specific American, European and Asian renewal projects.”

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Ad Reinhardt

Paintings from the artist.






Price – $17.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Adolph Jentsch

An illustrated monograph signed by the author, Olga Levinson.


Price – $83.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent

Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name in 2007. Features the work of 85 artists across Africa. Numerous colour plates. Bookseller’s sticker on front free endpaper. A clean sound copy.

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-380.00)