Cities of Mughul India – Delhi Agra and Fatchpur Sikri

‘Describes the story of Delhi through the eyes of the sultans and emperors who fought and died to possess it.’ With 128 plates, 71 in colour. Clean sound copy.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Colours 7. What is AIDS?

Text: English/German. A special magazine issue covering topics and questions relating to AIDS in a clear and direct manner, discrediting prejudices and spreading accurate information on prevention. Known as one of the trendiest cultural magazines on the world scene, Colors has maintained a global, humanistic outlook in its coverage of issues from AIDS to shopping.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Contemporary Ceramics in South Africa

In a slip cover.208pp, illustrated in colour. Handwritten note on ffep.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)


Black and White stills of mostly horses, from the film.

Critical Essays.

A very good copy of the reset second impression of this work. Bookseller’s label to the front pastedown. Dust jacket is edge worn with small chips to the head and foot of the spine. Open tear to head and foot of spine. Some creasing and rubbing. Closed tear to lower fold of front flyleaf.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Curiosities of Clocks and Watches from the Earliest Times.

Previous owner’s name on 2nd free end page. Gilt device of a skull watch of Mary Queen of Scots on the front cover. Untrimmed pages. Stains to covers.

Price – $145.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

De Christen Slavin in Dienst Bij Heidensche Meesters

Dutch text. Translation: The christian slaves in service to heathen masters. Ex university library bookplate on front paste-down and library stamp on rear paste-down. Browning to untrimmed page edges. Some pencil marginalia on title page.

Price – $74.00 (ZAR-550.00)

De Havilland – A Pictorial Tribute

Depicts many types of the company’s aircraft in the air. Numerous colour photographs. Previous owner’s sticker to front free endpaper. Otherwise a clean sound copy.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-170.00)

De Mensch Zoo Als Hij Voorkomt Op Den Bekenden Aardbol (6 VOLUMES OF 6).

6 volumes.Fairly worn with damaged spines, and some loose boards. bright colour illustrations.

Der Atticismus in Seiner Hauptvertretern von Dionysius von Halikarnass Bis Auf den Zweiten Philostratus. Two Volumes in One.

Two volumes in one. Published 1887 and 1889. In English ‘The Atticism in its main representatives of Dionysius of Halicarnassus up to the second Philostratus’. Pages show some toning. Boards show general wear and sunning to the spine but in very good general condition.

Price – $3500.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Der Leib Als “Seele”

German idealist philosophical text, by Paul Cohn, a commentator on Nietzsche and correspondent of Elizabeth Foster Nietzsche. Card wraps with black titles to front board and spine. Sunning to spine, light foxing to edges, new edition rubber stamp to title page. Text is neat and binding tight, a VG copy.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Der Morgen Year 5, No 6

Jewish philosophical/theological magazine published in Germany between 1925 and 1938. Pale card wraps with blue text to front board and spine. Leaves yellowed and light foxing to top edge, otherwise good.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Design for Crafts.

Designs of flowers, birds and animals suitable for a variety of crafts such as stencilling, leather-work, woodwork and embroidery. Some topics covered are: Petals, borders, in laying of wood and leather, friezes, etc.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Die Familie Krige – Herkoms en Genealogie

Text in Afrikaans. Numerous black and white photographs of members of the family. Slight wear to corners and edges of covers. Minor foxing to front endpapers. Otherwise clean and sound. Price – $75.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Die Geskiedenis van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisie / History of the South African Police 1913-1988

Large, illustrated history of the SAPS. Inscribed and signed by Apartheid Law and Order Minister Adriaan Vlok and others. Parallel text in Afrikaans and English. Numerous b/w and colour illustrations. Blue vinyl covered boards with gilt lettering and device to front board. Some edge wear to the boards.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Die Neger in den Vereinigten Staaten

Offprint of racialist paper from “Koloniale Rundschau”. Paper wraps with black titles to front wrap. Inscribed to Paul Cohn, a commentator on Nietzsche and correspondent of Elizabeth Foster Nietzsche, and signed by the author to top corner of front wrap. Some pencil marginalia to text. Some leaves loosed. A fair copy.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Directory of the Federation of Nigeria 1960 Including Trade Index and Biographical Section

Bound in green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to both boards and spine. White cataloguing information to spine, crossed out in black.Ex library copy with bookplate to front paste down, library rubber and blind stamps throughout. Leaves are browned, but VG overall.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Don Whillans. Portrait of a Mountaineer.

“Don Whillans was in the vanguard of a tough new breed of climbers who emerged in the early 1950s.” From his diaries, the author has reconstructed his famous climbs, capturing the flavour of climbing and climbers. Inscription on ffep dated ‘….Xmas 1971.” Price – $65.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Dreyfuss & Co Limited Catalogue

East London & Port Elizabeth. 170pp, illustrated catalogue of furniture and household goods. No date, presumably late 19th century or early 20th century.

Price – $120 (ZAR-1200)

East Coast Pacifics at Work

Inscription in ink on front endpaper. Chipping to top and bottom edges of dw near spine.

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary Resident’s Club

A list of residents 1838 – 1937 with Rules of the Club etc. 111pp

Price – $18 (ZAR-160)

English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century

Dust jacket is quite worn, but intact. Small tear to back and also at head of spine some fraying. Good firm copy

English Brown Stoneware 1670-1900

Price clipped. Some lines under plastic of dust jacket caused by air.

English Delftware Pottery in the Robert Hall Warren Collection Ashmolean Museum Oxford

Dust jacket soiled with a large tear to head of front.

English Goldsmiths and Their Marks: a History of the Goldsmiths and Plate Workers of England, Scotland, and Ireland

With over thirteen thousand marks. Reproduced in facsimile from authentic examples of plate and tables of date-letters and other hall-marks used in the Assay offices of the United Kingdom. Text is clean and clear with some foxing to the top and fore edges. DW shows some wear, scuffing, slight chipping and several small closed tears to the back.