European and American Carpets and Rugs

Numerous black-and-white and colour illustrations and photography.

Evangelische Gezangen, Om Nevens Het Boek Der Psalmen Bij Den Openbaren Godsdienst In De Nederlandsche Hervormde Gemeenten Gebruikt Te Worden; Op Uitdrukkelijken Last Van Alle De Synoden Der Voornoemde Gemeenten.

Text and binding show extensive water damage, though text is clear throughout. Previous owner’s name (with date – 1894) inked to the front fep. Front hinge and joint is broken. Binding shows general damage and wear.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Experiments in Aerodynamics

Langley was the inventor of the various ‘aerodrones’ – manned and unmanned – but with no great success. Second edition. With graphs, tables and 9 full page and double page plates. Wear and marks to covers, edges and corners. Some browning and minor foxing to endpapers. Bookseller’s sticker to front paste down. Previous owner’s sticker to front free endpaper. Inscription on title page.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

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)

Footplate Cameraman

Title page creased.

For Form of Prayers for the Feast of New-Year, according to the custom of the German and Polish Jews.

With an English translation, carefully revised. Pattered front free end page is loose. Edge-wear especially to spine edges which are frayed. Rubbing to spine.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

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 the Monotremes to the Madonna. A Study of the Breast in Culture and Religion.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Gems

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)

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).

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.

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)

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)

Honour the Light Brigade

“A record of the services of officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the five light cavalry regiments, which made up the Light Brigade at Balaclava on Oct 25th 1854 and saw service in the Crimea from September 1854 to the end of the War.” Some black and white plates to rear.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Hors D’Oeuvre. A Fox-Trot. Sheet Music.

Five pages of sheet music with a printed cover. Published c. 1930’s

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)