Eyes, Lies and Illusions: The Art of Deception

‘Explores the art of perceptual paradox and optical wizardry from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries’. Published on the occasion of the exhibition in 2005. Complete with inserts. Numerous illustrations. As new.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

Facts connected with the stopping of the SOUTH AFRICAN COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER

This book contains a Facsimile Reproduction of the Original Handbill and it’s first Postscrip together with a Transcription of the Subsequent Postscripts. 510 copies of this book have been published under the direction of  F. J.  Wagener, this is no 419.  Front board slightly marked.

Farming Opportunities in the Union of South Africa

Black and white photographs inside. Binding loose and torn from the spine. Library stamps in fep. Library stickers in back-end-papers.

Faults and Dykes – A Geological Study of the Witwatersrand

With diagrams and fold out maps. 298 pp. Wear to spine and edges. Corners bumped. Ink blot marks on front cover. Previous owner’s inscription on front free end paper. Small bookseller’s sticker on title page. Otherwise pages clean and binding sound.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Florida Archaeology, Number 4, Gold Coins of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet: A Numismatic Study of the State of Florida Collection

Includes an appendix by Frances Keith. Small closed tear on bottom of dw.

Footplate Cameraman

Title page creased.

Francki Burger – Belonging

The Brait-Everard Read Art Award presented to Francki Burger in 2008 for her photographic collages and other pieces of Magersfontein.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Fregatten Eugenies Resa Omkring Jorden

2 volumes in one. Leather spine, with wear on edges. Previous owners stamp to end papers. Text in Swedish, with colour illustrations and fold out maps. Waterstaining to top and bottom of pages.

From Buddha to Christ.

A collection of five lectures where the author explores the essential differences between Western and Eastern spirituality.

Price – $8.00 (ZAR-100.00)


The hundredth and second catalogue issued by Streeter & Co. Ltd. Includes short descriptions of important gem stones. Wonderful coloured illustrations of ladies fancy watches, gem brooches, bracelets, scarf pins, muff chains, etc. and a section on heraldry. Each chapter is headed in gilt lettering.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

George Orwell: The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters. 4 Volumes.

Vol 1: An Age Like This 1920-1940; Vol 2: My Country Right or Left 1940-1943; Vol 3: As I Please 1943-1945; Vol 4: In Front of Your Nose 1945-1950.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Gesang Im Feuerofen

Previous owner’s name on front free endpaper. Second free endpaper has browned, leaving in white the outline of the inscription on the previous page of the owner’s name. Front and back endpapers have very minor foxing (two plus spots).

Ghaap and Gariep

A monograph of later stone age studies in the Northern Cape, illustrated throughout.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Glassblowing: the Technique of Free-Blown Glass

Numerous b/w photos. A very practical guide covering the building and using of furnaces, oven and tools. Making, melting, gathering, blowing and annealing glass, etc.

Gleanings from the Natural History of the Ancients

258pp, Chapters on various animals, on hunting, birds, fish and mythical animals.

Price – $30 (ZAR-300)

Gloire Coloniale. Et D’Autres Recits Exotiques

Cartoons by this well know Dutch cartoonist. Inscribed to Andy Mason by the author Bernard “Willem” Holtrop. Holtrop was on the Charlie Hebdo staff at the time of the famous massacre, but fortunately not present at the ill fated editorial meeting that morning.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Gouvernements Courant van Den Oranjevrijstaat. 1 Jan – 30 December 1892.

Collated editions of the Government Gazette of the Orange Free State; 1892.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Gouvernements Courant van Den Oranjevrijstaat. 3 Jan – 26 December 1883.

Collated editions of the Government Gazette of the Orange Free State, 3 January 1883.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Gouvernements Courant van Den Oranjevrijstaat. 3 Jan – 26 December 1890.

Collated editions of the Government Gazette of the Orange Free State; 1890.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Henwood’s South African “Inquire Within”

Worn paper wraps. Numerous printed advertisements. With sections on cookery, bee-keeping, dressmaking, toilet hints, gardening, photography and more. Published c. 1910

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Histoire de Charles I

Depuis son avenement jusqu’a sa mort (1625-1649) The History of Charles I and the English Revolution. French text.Vol. I-II

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Histoire Du Commerce et De La Navigation Des Anciens. Par M. Huet, ancien Évêque d’ Avranches, sous-Précepteur de feu Mgr. Le Dauphin, l’un des Quarante de l’Academie Francois

Bookplate of Henry Home Lord of Kames to the front paste down. Ex libris to the ffep and facing the title page. Inside joints (back and front) repaired.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

Historische Bilder Bibel: vorstellend die Geschichte der h. Patriarchen und Ertz Vätter, der Richter unter dem Volck Gottes, wie auch der Könige und Propheten Heiliger Göttlicher Schrifft Altes Testaments…

Pictorial bible in 5 parts with 187/188 copper plate engravings and title pages in the style of Ausburg. Mispagination at pp.27 and plate 21 not present. Previous owner’s bookplate (early 20th c.) to front paste down.

Price – $380.00 (ZAR-4500.00)

History of Arbroath

‘Notices of the civil and ecclesiastical affairs of the neighbouring district’. With 8 pages of illustrations.

Hobson – Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive.

This important dictionary has historical value, shedding light on anglo-indian words and indian phrases used during the British rule of India. Interestingly, a Hobson – Jobson refers to a festival or celebration, the phrase being a corruption of “Ya Hasan, Ya Hosain” chanted by muslims during the procession of the muharram.

Condition: Very good, sunning and wear to head and foot of spine.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)