Melanesian Design – A Study of style in wood and tortiseshell carving

Two volumes, with illustrations and plates. all black and white.About 170pp each.




Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Memorials, Scientific and Literary, of Andrew Crosse, The Electrician

Selected biographical sketches, poems and other prose writings by Crosse, an early amateur scientist, known for his controversial experiments whereby insects were ‘created’ by passing an electric current through iron ore in a caustic solution. Bound in black cloth boards. Ink inscription to half title. Scattered foxing to leaves. Text block slightly cockled.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Mendelssohn’s South African Bibliography

Limited to 500 copies, this is a facsimile reprint of the 2nd edition in 2 volumes.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Michaelhouse 1896 – 1968

229p with plates in black and white and colour.




Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Michaelhouse 1896 – 1968

Limited edition copy number 58 of 100. 229p with plates in black and white and colour.




Price – $33.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Mimik und Physiognomik

German text on physiognomy, with b/w illustrations. Paper boards, cloth spine. Boards are scuffed and soiled, some insect damage to leaves, ink inscription to half title. Some leaves partially loosed. A fair reading copy.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Mine Surveying

Past owner’s name on front endpaper. Fresh clean copy.

Misses Dobie

Sheet music album of polkas, quadrilles. waltzes, etc. 13 coloured lithographs and others. A few ink stains on rear feps as well as a small label taped down. Fading to the cloth. Creasing to free end paper.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Modern Spoken Tibetan: Lhasa Dialect

408pp, Tibetan rendered phonetically with corresponding sentences in English.



Price – $26.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Musee Royal de Naples


Musee Royal de Naples

Text in French. Bookplate of the 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven. Decorative endpapers. 2 bookplates to end papers. Exemplaire 683."Peintures, Bronzes et Statues Erotiques". Decorative endpapers. 60 coloured and monochrome illustrations.

Napoleon-Gallerie

Napoleon-Gallerie: 20 Gedenkbilder in Stahl, radiert nach Gemälden berühmter Künster. 20 copperplate engravings. Illustrated by Thiers, Segur and Mignet. German text.




Price – $65.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Natur und Geist

German idealist philosophical text. Bound in yellow paper wraps, with black titles to spine and front wrap. Wrap edges slightly frayed. Text in German, set in Gothic script. A good copy.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Needlework Book

Needlework syllabus teacher’s book of samples. Circa 1920






Price – $110.00 (ZAR-900.00)

New Monkland Parish: Its History, Industries , and People

With numerous portraits and prints from photographs

With numerous portraits and prints from photographs

Notarial Signs from the York archiepiscopal records.

From the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research. A collection of notarial signs from the 13th to 18th centuries.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Nyakyusa-English-Swahili and English-Nyakyusa Dictionary

Minor wear to edges of covers. Clean sound copy.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Observations on Milford – Haven

Fold-out colour maps. Slightly damp damaged around the corners.

Observations, Anecdotes and Characters of Books and Men

Some of head of spine missing, scuffing to spine and corners. Front cover loose.

Old England’s Worthies: A Gallery of Portraits from Authentic Copies of the Most Eminent Statesmen, Lawyers, Warriors, Men of Letters and Science, and Artists of Our Country. Accompanied by Full and Original Biographies, with Illustrative Woodcuts and Twelve Splendid Illuminated Engravings.

Both boards loose. Some light foxing, mostly to the plates. Half leather over cloth covered boards

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Ontwerp Van Eene Grondwet Voor De Vereenigde Nederlanden

Original copy of the Draft of a Constitution for the United Netherlands. Letterpress, 50 pages, 22.5cm x 13cm. Ex-library, with library’s bookplate and canceled stamp to the verso of the title page, and canceled stamp to the margin of one other page only. The loose sheets of this work have been stapled into a later brown card folder. Please contact seller for more info and scans.

Op My Familiespoor

Text: Afrikaans. Inscription by the author dated 1973. The author also wrote “Die Bloudam is hul Oesland”. This volume describes the search for his family ancestors who came from Scotland to the Standford/Hermanus area. Published Circa 1969.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Op My Familiespoor

Text: Afrikaans. Inscription by the author dated 1973. The author also wrote “Die Bloudam is hul Oesland”. This volume describes the search for his family ancestors who came from Scotland to the Standford/Hermanus area. Published Circa 1969.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Orange Free State Postal and Other Markings 1868-1910 – An Original Study

Limited and signed edition of this booklet on OFS postal markings between 1868 & 1910. This is No.1 of 125 copies and signed on the limitation page. Bound in orange cloth boards with black lettering and device to front board. Edges are browned, otherwise a Very Good ++ copy.

Price – $78.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Oriental Rugs and Carpets

Dust jacket is in poor condition with bottom section of spine missing and tape stains from where it had once been mended. Tears and folding all round

Our First Half Century 1910-1960

Publication to mark the Golden Jubilee of the Union of South Africa. Bound in vinyl covered boards with gilt lettering. Endpaper maps showing population & industry figures. Edges lightly browned and endpapers foxed. Previous owner’s bookplate & library stamp to f.f.e.p. Colour frontis and extensive b/w illustrations throughout.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-200.00)