Our Namibia

A new look at the history of Namibia in anticipation of independence. “Dedicated to those Namibians who have lost their lives in the struggle against German colonisation…”

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Palais National de Malmaison

Contains a short history of the palace and 25 colour photogravure illustrations. Text in English and French. Preface by Fernand Sabatte. Slight wear to covers. Browning to the few text pages. Otherwise clean and sound.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Pall Mall Catalogue

Catalogue from Hamptons and sons in Pall Mall East, London. Some repairs,section clipped out of page three, of registared grates.Illustrated with photographs and coloured etching.

Penthouse Vol. 1 No. 1

First ever UK edition of Penthouse magazine, published simultaneously in the USA and the UK. Paper wraps, mostly very good with some rubbing to front wrap, creasing to back wrap and some leaves. Staple bound and wraps slightly loosed.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)


German text on physiognomy, illustrated with b/w plates to the rear. Card wraps with titles to front board and spine, which is worn along the edges. Leaf edges rough cut, some leaves unopened. Endpapers browned and leaves generally age toned. With D/W, good +, some fraying and minor chips to the edges.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Pioneer’s Path – Story of a career on the Witwatersrand

250pp, some black and white plates. End pages browned. Good condition.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Plans for a Polar Camp

9 Large, fold out architectural drawings mapping out the plans for a polar camp. Plans numbered 4, 5, 6 & 7 – duplication of plans number 5(4x) 6(2x) 7(2x). All very good.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Plant Hunting in China

A History of Botanical Exploration in China and the Tibetan Marches.

A History of Botanical Exploration in China and the Tibetan Marches.

Postage Stamps: Republic of China 1994

Postage stamp album, with full colour illustrations throughout, including a selection of stamps.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Potters of Southern Africa

This book covers the work and backgrounds of 15 artists and craftsmen as well as 3 arts and crafts centres with more than 300 photographs in colour and black and white.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Primae Lineae Theologice Christianae

A manuscript copy on the same paper used by James McNiell Whistler – baring the watermark of Dutch papermaking family ‘De Blaauws’, who began making paper in 1621. Bound in half leather over marbled paper boards. VG overall, with some soiling to leaves and select marginalia.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Psalms in Hebrew

Miniature Book of Psalms.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Pugin’s True Principles of Pointed Architecture and Revival of Christian Architecture.

Set forth as two lectures delivered at St. Marie’s, Oscott by the author who was professor of ecclesiastical antiquities at the college.

Price – $164.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Quilts of Provence. The Art and Craft of French Quiltmaking.

The author chronicles the long history of Provencal needlework, reveals the intriguing politics surrounding French textiles. Included is a section for creating these artful quilted pieces

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Raadgeeving voor de Gezondheid van den Gemeenen Man Landlieden…’

Language: Dutch. Translated: ‘Counsel for the Health of the Common Man of Landlieden…’.

Price – $540.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Rasse und Rassenentstehung beim Menschen

Volume on scientific racialism, by renowned Nazi professor of eugenics, medicine and anthropology, Eugen Fischer, who notably carried out unethical medical experiments on the native inhabitants of Namibia, children of French-African soldiers, and Jews and was a major influence on Hitler.
Bound in original green paper wraps, with chips and tears to edges, and sunning to spine. Leaves are age toned and lightly foxed. Some marginalia in pencil. Fair overall, leaves and wrappers are brittle.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Rescue the Perishing! The Story of the Dorothea Mission.

Ministry in the urban townships.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Robert Fludd. Hermetic Philosopher and Surveyor of Two Worlds.

Includes 126 illustrations. Some foxing to verso of front cover, ffep and last page. Contents clean and firmly bound.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-130.00)

Rugs and Wall Hangings: period Designs and Contemporary Techniques

3cm tear to back of head of dust jacket and some small tears to head of front of dust jacket. Small stamp on free endpaper with previous owner’s name.

Runner & Mailcoach

Postal History and Stamps of Southern Africa. 280pp.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Runner & Mailcoach

Postal history and stamps of Southern Africa

Price – $47.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Ruskin’s Works

11 of presumably 13 vol set, as all volumes contain 2 works and contemporary Lovell sets of Ruskin’s Works contain 26 volumes. No pub date but c. 1890. Illustrated throughout. Missing “Modern Painters 2-3” and one other volume.

Price – $380.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Sanderson. The Essence of English Decoration.

Includes 239 illustrations, 228 in colour. “The story of the company that became England’s leading manufacturer of wallpapers and decorative fabrics.”

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Side-Lines, Side-lights and Reflections: Fugitive Papers of a Chalk Stream Angler

Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 2 pages publisher’s advertisements and extra A & C Black catalogue of angling books.

South African Bibliography

A survey of bibliographies and bibliographical work, published in 1970. Olive green paper covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Light sunning to spine. Some ink markings to f.f.e.p. A very good copy with VG dustwrap.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)