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)

How to Go Collecting Model Soldiers

DW has faded spine with tear to back hinge.

Hunlikely

Pictorial hard cover with red linen spine. Binding slightly shaken with browning to boards and some foxing on pages. This is a second impression, same year as the first.

Ideen Zu Einer Mimik (Two Volumes in One)

‘Ideas to Mimic’. Text is clear, though pages show some aging. With numerous black and white illustrations.




Price – $170.00 (ZAR-900.00)

In Darkest Africa or the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.

With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations. New end-papers. Spine and front cover have been replaced. Lacks map on Page 309. Ink stamps on three pages: verso of frontispiece, title page and Author and Publishers notes. Price – $65 (ZAR-500.00)

Indian Painting under the Mughals A.D. 1550 to A.D. 1750

204pp, illustrated with black and white plates.




Price – $24.00 (ZAR-220.00)

International Exhibition 1862

Volume 2 . Leather spine,  marble boards well worn. this volume is a list of exhibitors at the exhibition of 1862, and starts with a list of “philosophical instruments,photography, horological instuments, musical instuments, surgical instuments, textiles, saddlery,stationary, furrniture, iron an general hardware, steel cutlery and travel” .Minor foxing to endpapers. Good firm copy with many black and white illustrations.

Into the Heart of Darkness. Confessions of Apartheid’s Assassins.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

J. Evetts Haley and the Passing of the Old West : A Bibliography of His Writings, with a Collection of Essays upon His Character, Genius, Personality, Skills and Accomplishments

Inscribed by the author.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Jades from China

A full descriptive catalogue from the Museum of East Asian Art of Bath for its 1994 exhibition entitled “Jades of China” featuring over 350 Chinese jades, from neolithic times right up to the early 19th century, spanning a period of approximately 7000 years.






Price – $43.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Jardine, Matheson & Company … an historical sketch

‘Being an account to show the circumstances in which the Company came into being and how it was consolidated over the last century’.




Price – $26.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Joe Miller’s Jests: or, the Wits Vade-Mecum

Facsimile reprint of the 1739 edition. Being a collection of the most brilliant jests; the politest repartees; the most elegant bons mots, and most pleasant short stories in the English language.


Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Jonah Sack – The Evening of the Second Day

Signed by the artist, 38/100. Includes a mini-disk of an interview with Jonah Sack and Warren Siebrets, 23 May 2008.





Price – $21.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Just Nuisance AB, His Full Story.

Paperback copy with some wear and creasing to cover. Slight foxing and browning to endpapers. The story of Just Nuisance, a Great Dane who joined the South African Navy in 1939. His exploits during the war made him a legend in Cape Town.

Karl Mauch African Explorer

“One hundred years ago, on the 5th of September 1871, Karl Mauch saw the Zimbabwe Ruins for the first time and made their existence known to the world”. The story of Mauch and his many travels through Southern Africa.





Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Katholische Familien- Bibel. Die Heilige Schrift des Alten ind des Neuen Testamentes.

A German bible with the old and new testaments including over 60 illustrations.

Price – $500.00 (ZAR-40.00)

Kokoschka

A selection of oils, watercolours and drawings from Oskar Kokoschka.






Price – $14.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Kommunisme in Afrika

Some colour fading of cover on spine.

La Turque Kemaliste

No. 29 February 1939. Text in French, English and German. Numerous black and white photographs. Some wear and short tears to covers and pages.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-100.00)

La Turque Kemaliste

No. 11 February 1936. Text in French, English and German. Numerous black and white photographs. Some wear to covers and pages.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Lace. A History

“The book covers the period from the early 16th century to the First World War and is arranged chronologically to accommodate the underlying changes in fashionable dress and in the lace worn with it. Within each chapter, the different types of lace are dealt with one by one. Greatest attention is given to the leading fashion laces but less important laces are also described; these range from simple domestic trimmings to ‘fossilized’ versions of once fashionable laces.” Second half of the book has 500 b/w illustrations of lace.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Les Jumeaux de Vallangoujard

Sixty drawings and illustrated endpapers. 109 pp. Clean copy. Wear and two chips to spine. Fading around edges of front cover. Cocked. Binding sound.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-240.00)