Oeuvres de P. Corneille vols 1,2 and 3 of 3

A collection of the works of French tragedian Pierre Corneille. Hand coloured plates.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Old England’s Worthies: A Gallery of Portraits from Authentic Copies of the Most Eminent Statesmen, Lawyers, Warriors, Men of Letters and Science, and Artists of Our Country. Accompanied by Full and Original Biographies, with Illustrative Woodcuts and Twelve Splendid Illuminated Engravings.

Both boards loose. Some light foxing, mostly to the plates. Half leather over cloth covered boards

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Ontwerp Van Eene Grondwet Voor De Vereenigde Nederlanden

Original copy of the Draft of a Constitution for the United Netherlands. Letterpress, 50 pages, 22.5cm x 13cm. Ex-library, with library’s bookplate and canceled stamp to the verso of the title page, and canceled stamp to the margin of one other page only. The loose sheets of this work have been stapled into a later brown card folder. Please contact seller for more info and scans.

Optical Illusions and the Visual Arts

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

Orange Free State Postal and Other Markings 1868-1910 – An Original Study

Limited and signed edition of this booklet on OFS postal markings between 1868 & 1910. This is No.1 of 125 copies and signed on the limitation page. Bound in orange cloth boards with black lettering and device to front board. Edges are browned, otherwise a Very Good ++ copy.

Price – $78.00 (ZAR-850.00)

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)