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.

Mines of the Transvaal

Information as to the position of Rand mining undertakings at the time. With maps and plans 622 pp. Chipping to head and tail of spine. Corners bumped. Previous owner’s inscription on front cover. Pages clean. Binding sound.

Price – $82.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Modern Conjuring for Amateurs

Binding slightly shaken. Boards show wear. Leaves show browning, probably due to aging. Contains various black-and-white illustrations.

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


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 Dictionary of South African Place Names

A comprehensive collection containing more than 6000 entries.



Price – $73.00 (ZAR-700.00)

New Monkland Parish: Its History, Industries , and People

With numerous portraits and prints from photographs

With numerous portraits and prints from photographs

New Specimen of Plain and Fancy Printing Types from the Foundry of Geo WM Bower.

Amateur bookbinders dream. Contents sound with scattered foxing and age-toning.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Nordiska Dragter / Costumes Nationaux Scandinaves

Nordiska Dragter / Costumes Nationaux Scandinaves

Nordiska Dragter / Costumes Nationaux Scandinaves

Notes from a Dead House

Translated from the Russian by L. Navrozov and Y. Klyachko. Previous owner’s name in ink to the front fep. First and last few leaves show some foxing. Boards in good condition with only slight edge wear and bumped corners.

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.

Oeuvres de P. Corneille vols 1,2 and 3 of 3

A collection of the works of French tragedian Pierre Corneille. Hand coloured plates.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-650.00)

One Special Summer. (Jacqueline Bouvier’s first trip to Europe with her sister in 1951).

“This book is a record of that memorable voyage exactly as they lived it without a word or pen-stroke changed. It was prepared 23 years ago by the sisters as a thank-you present to their parents and discovered by lucky accident. Jacqui did the drawings and poetry whilst her sister described most of the adventures.”

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)