Oriental Carpets

An introduction to the art and trade of oriental carpets. Includes 70 reproductions in full colour.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Oriental Rugs and Carpets

Dust jacket is in poor condition with bottom section of spine missing and tape stains from where it had once been mended. Tears and folding all round

Our First Half Century 1910-1960

Publication to mark the Golden Jubilee of the Union of South Africa. Bound in vinyl covered boards with gilt lettering. Endpaper maps showing population & industry figures. Edges lightly browned and endpapers foxed. Previous owner’s bookplate & library stamp to f.f.e.p. Colour frontis and extensive b/w illustrations throughout.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Our Namibia

A new look at the history of Namibia in anticipation of independence. “Dedicated to those Namibians who have lost their lives in the struggle against German colonisation…”

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Out of the Past : The Istanbul Grand Bazaar

Black and white illustrations and photographs.

Palais National de Malmaison

Contains a short history of the palace and 25 colour photogravure illustrations. Text in English and French. Preface by Fernand Sabatte. Slight wear to covers. Browning to the few text pages. Otherwise clean and sound.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Pall Mall Catalogue

Catalogue from Hamptons and sons in Pall Mall East, London. Some repairs,section clipped out of page three, of registared grates.Illustrated with photographs and coloured etching.

Paribas 1872-1972

French text. History of the Bank of Paris.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Parliamentary Procedure in South Africa

” A Short Guide to the Rules and Practice of the House of Assembly of the Union Parliament”.190pp with index..

Price – $10 (ZAR-140)

Peacock & Mansfield’s Interleaved Almanac for the year 1846

Price – $14 (ZAR-100)

Pears’ Desk Companion

Advertorial desk companion including English, Business, Sports and Pastimes and Medical dictionaries.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Penthouse Vol. 1 No. 1

First ever UK edition of Penthouse magazine, published simultaneously in the USA and the UK. Paper wraps, mostly very good with some rubbing to front wrap, creasing to back wrap and some leaves. Staple bound and wraps slightly loosed.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest Being an Attempt to Illustrate the First Principles of Natural Philosophy

No spine. Covers held on with tape. Previous owner’s name on title page.


German text on physiognomy, illustrated with b/w plates to the rear. Card wraps with titles to front board and spine, which is worn along the edges. Leaf edges rough cut, some leaves unopened. Endpapers browned and leaves generally age toned. With D/W, good +, some fraying and minor chips to the edges.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Pioneer’s Path – Story of a career on the Witwatersrand

250pp, some black and white plates. End pages browned. Good condition.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Plans for a Polar Camp

9 Large, fold out architectural drawings mapping out the plans for a polar camp. Plans numbered 4, 5, 6 & 7 – duplication of plans number 5(4x) 6(2x) 7(2x). All very good.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Plant Hunting in China

A History of Botanical Exploration in China and the Tibetan Marches.

A History of Botanical Exploration in China and the Tibetan Marches.

Poltergeists of the South.

Poltergeist phenomena amongst the Malay Community in South Africa. Some discolouration on top edges of papers. Red cloth boards with some light shelf wear. Some chipping and scuffing to DW.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Postage Stamps: Republic of China 1994

Postage stamp album, with full colour illustrations throughout, including a selection of stamps.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Potters of Southern Africa

This book covers the work and backgrounds of 15 artists and craftsmen as well as 3 arts and crafts centres with more than 300 photographs in colour and black and white.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Primae Lineae Theologice Christianae

A manuscript copy on the same paper used by James McNiell Whistler – baring the watermark of Dutch papermaking family ‘De Blaauws’, who began making paper in 1621. Bound in half leather over marbled paper boards. VG overall, with some soiling to leaves and select marginalia.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Pugin’s True Principles of Pointed Architecture and Revival of Christian Architecture.

Set forth as two lectures delivered at St. Marie’s, Oscott by the author who was professor of ecclesiastical antiquities at the college.

Price – $164.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Quelques Enseignements Sur La Therapeutique Homoeopathique

2 seperate volumes, Vol1: D’Apres 30 Ans De Pratique, avec 6 schemas, pub. 1951. Vol2. Second Cycle, pub. 1954.

Quilts of Provence. The Art and Craft of French Quiltmaking.

The author chronicles the long history of Provencal needlework, reveals the intriguing politics surrounding French textiles. Included is a section for creating these artful quilted pieces

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Rasse und Rassenentstehung beim Menschen

Volume on scientific racialism, by renowned Nazi professor of eugenics, medicine and anthropology, Eugen Fischer, who notably carried out unethical medical experiments on the native inhabitants of Namibia, children of French-African soldiers, and Jews and was a major influence on Hitler.
Bound in original green paper wraps, with chips and tears to edges, and sunning to spine. Leaves are age toned and lightly foxed. Some marginalia in pencil. Fair overall, leaves and wrappers are brittle.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)