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)

South African Bibliography

A survey of bibliographies and bibliographical work. Compiled by the author of the Guide to South African Reference Books, this work is an essential companion to the Guide.


Price – $32.00 (ZAR-300.00)

South African Genealogies Vol. I A-C

A record of old South African family names up to at least 1930. Vol. I A-C

Price – $73.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Souvenir of Exhibition of Johannesburg Artists.

English/Afrikaans text. Celebration of the diamond jubilee of the Johannesburg Art Gallery.


Price – $85.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Spons’ Workshop Receipts for Manufacturers and Scientific Amateurs. Vol 1. Acetylene Lighting to Drying.

Set of 5 books (1930 – 1936). Complete. New and thoroughly revised edition. Browning to free end pages. Mark on fep extending to page 7. Bookseller’s label on paste-down which has imprinted on fep.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-550.00)

St Bartholomew’s Eve

“A tale of the Huguenot Wars … with twelve illustrations and a map of France” 384pp
Blackie and Son published edifying historical tales for young people.




Price – $28.00 (ZAR-290.00)

Südwestafrika; wirtschaftlicher Ratgeber und allgemeine Anleitung, besonders für Auswanderungslustige

South West Africa; Economic advice and general guidance, especially for those who are emigrating. With multiple illustrations – lacking map to rear. Text in
German.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Svensk Adelskalender 1899

A comprehensive directory of Swedish nobility which was published between 1898–1905. Sunning and edge-wear to spine. Corners bumped. Some discolouration to the boards.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Taunt’s Map of The River Thames, from Lechlade to London

“The maps reduced from the large illustrated edition, and combined with a guide, giving every information required by the tourist, the oarsman, and the angler.” Bound in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to front board. Cloth is scuffed and loosening from boards. Some leaves loosed from binding, binding shaken. Fair overall.


Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Aliyah Book: Hundred Years and More of Immigration and Absorption

Pictorial account of Jewish settlement in Palestine. Pictorial paper boards. Library label, chips and tape repairs to spine. Ex library copy, with label to front paste down and stamps to free endpaper and copyright page. Ink inscription to title page. Binding loose. Text in Hebrew. Numerous b/w and colour illustrations.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

The Antiquities of London

With 55 plates

With 55 plates

The Archer Boy – Musical Score

A collection of music scores from 1800s bound in marbled boards. Handwritten list of contents on the front fep. Long split to the hinge of the front board. Top of spine and headband fragile. Tide mark to the score sheet, ‘The Soldier’s Tear’.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

The Arts in South Africa

A type of “Who’s Who” of the art world, from actors to teachers, from artists to musicians.




Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

The Bechuanalands: A Brief History of the Countries and their Postal Services to 1895

Signed and numbered subscriber’s edition (63/200) bound in blue cloth covered boards, with gilt titles to top board and spine. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Boards lightly rubbed, browning to endpapers and shelfwear to board edges, else a VG copy.


Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1000.00)

The Bent Pine: The Trial of Chief Langalibalele

Description of “one of the earliest South African treason trials”. With illustrations and maps.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Cabinet Album of Edinburgh.

Red boards marked with fraying to the spine. Condition poor overall but the photographs of architecture are still very good. Leaves are loose from hinge. Includes a Newhaven fishwife and a Highland piper.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)