A Textbook of Surveying and Levelling

With 7 plates and 283 diagrams plus supplement on photographic surveying. Some wear to edges of covers. Light foxing to endpapers. Previous owner’s inscription to front free endpaper. Some marks to top edge of pages.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-230.00)

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 Zulu – English Dictionary – A Synopsis of Zulu Grammar and a Concise History of the Zulu People From The Most Ancient Times

This highly interesting work of non fiction is a massive labour of love by the author and it shows. Containing a thorough history of the Zulu people and their language, as well as a dictionary for about 2000 words, this is a valuable reference tool for anyone fascinated by African language studies.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

About Sharks and Shark Attack

Dr Davies presents information about sharks, complete with colour and black & white photographs. Green tape marks on endpaper, and previous owners inscription. Bumped corner and top edge. Slight wearing at edges of dust jacket, scuffing and water stain on back cover.

Acadian Geology. The Geological Structure, Organic Remains and Mineral Resources of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

A good copy with some browning throughout. Folding map to pocket at the rear.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Actors of the Century, A Play-Lover’s Gleanings from Theatrical Annals

Some foxing to pages. Page edges are untrimmed.

Ad Reinhardt

Paintings from the artist.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-140.00)

African Art: The World Bank Collection

A descriptive catalogue of the World Bank’s considerable collection of African art.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

African Arts

100th Issue. A quarterly journal devoted to the plastic and graphic arts of Africa.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-120.00)

African Ways


“A glossary of South African words and phrases and of place and other names” – “Presentation copy” blind stamped to head of title page, signature of G.H Wilson to f.f.e.p. & multiple penciled-in suggestions throughout the text, likely made by Wilson, who was editor of the Cape Times until 1944. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine and titles tooled to front board. Edges browned and foxed, with foxing especially to early and latter leaves. Slight tear to pub ads in prelims. Good overall.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Aggrey of Africa

“A Study in Black and White”. The life and travels of Aggrey, a teacher, an interpreter on Scott’s expedition to Ashanti, a professor in the USA amongst other things.
Ink inscription on front free endpaper from Healdtown.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-240.00)


Scrapbook album with titled photographs and miscellaneous images. Half leather over marbled paper front board and full leather back board, both detached Leather spine with raised bands, AEG. With brass lock attached to rear board.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Album Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

An Assemblage of 19th Century Horses & Carriages from the Original Sketches By the Late William Francis Freelove; Written By Jennifer Lang

Spine of dw faded, chipped at top and with insect damage at bottom.

An English and Kaffir Dictionary: Principally of the Xosa-Kaffir, but Including Also Many Words of the Zulu-Kaffir Dialect

Early Bantu/English language dictionary. Cloth covered boards with tooled devices to both boards and gilt titles to spine. Binding repaired with Japanese tissue to gutters. Boards are scuffed and edges browned. Ink inscription to f.f.e.p. Leaves are lightly age toned with light foxing to the early and latter leaves.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-950.00)

An Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank

Falling apart, fraying and tearing.

An Exposition with Notes Upon the Fifth Epistle to the Thessalonians

Full leather binding with 4 raised bands to spine. Spine has further gilt embellishments and titles. Hinge split at front board but board remains fast. Boards scuffed and cracked. F.f.e.p. missing. Ink inscription to front paste down and verso of title page. Receding tide mark from top-right corner at most half way down leaves. Minor scattered insect damage.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

An Illuminated Presentation to General Louis Botha

Presented by the Winburg Chamber of Commerce in honour of the Premier’s visit to the town.
Finely executed by hand in ink and watercolour on card.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

An Introduction to Astronomy in a Series of Letters from a Preceptor to his Pupil.

Numerous copper-plate engravings, some folding. Lacking front board, otherwise complete. First seven pages are loose. Previous owner’s inscription to the fep.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Analysis of Ornament

“The characteristics of styles. An introduction to the study of the history of ornamental art.” Illustrated throughout.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Ancient Ruins and Vanished Civilizations of Southern Africa

Text is clean and clear with black-and-white and colour plates throughout. Faded stamp to the half title page. Boards show very little wear.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-290.00)

Annexures to the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Assembly 1866

Government blue book dating from 1866.
With fold out diagrams.

Price – $38 (ZAR-400)

Antiquitates Curiosae: The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings, proverbs, and Singular Customs.

Binding is in poor condition. Both boards are off and bundles are loose. A good candidate for re-binding. Ink note to the blank pg after the index, on the origin of the word mews. Two names to the paste down fep. Page edges untrimmed. All pages of the book are however in good condition.

Archaeologia Cantiana

Archaeologia Cantiana: Being Transactions of the Kent Archaeological Society. With photos and fold out plans.