50 x 60 – Toto Frima

Artistic nude photographs. Text in Dutch. Clean sound copy. Dust jacket has repair to top edge.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-200.00)

50 Years Michaelis School of Fine Art

Catalogue of exhibition held in 1970s to commemorate 50th anniversary of Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. Back cover scuffed.

6th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration Catalogue – 8 April to 31 July 1988

Black and white illustrations. Minor wear and tear to the pictorial covers. Book plate sticker to front cover.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Bash in the Tunnel: James Joyce By the Irish

Edited by John Ryan.

A Beginner’s Guide to South African Shells

Binding shaken, but intact.

A Bewitched Crossroad – An African Saga.

Orange boards with white text on spine. Two small closed tears on top of DW. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

A Bibliography of African Art (Africana Bibliography Series B.)

Text is clean and clear. Boards show little wear. DW slightly age toned with some wear, especially along the edges.

A Bibliography of Alfred Edward Housman

Ex-Library.

A book of hand written poetry

156 pages of neatly written poetry. Label to the front paste down states: James Taylor, West Boglon, Auchinblae. 1st January 1885. It appears to be a re-written collection of 19th century Scottish poetry. Some grubbiness to the pages and insect damage to the binding.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-600.00)

A Bouquet of Wild Flowers

12 colour plates. Foxing throughout, particularly on the white pages.

Price – $28 (ZAR-330)

A Burnt-Out Case

Dust jacket has some wear and chipping to edges. Previous owner’s inscription to free end paper. Set in a leper colony in the Congo.

A Camera in Quathlamba.

Photographing the Drakensberg.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-500.00)

A Cape Camera

The Architectural Beauty of the Old Cape, photographs from the Arthur Elliot collection in the Cape Archives. Short introductions on Elliott and Cape architecture, followed by b/w photographic illustrations with descriptions. Maroon paper board with white titles to spine. Dust wrap with price label to rear panel. Overall VG+

Price – $56.00 (ZAR-650.00)

A Cape Country Chronicle

Clean text and crisp binding. DW has light creasing on front panel.

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Catalogue of Books Offered by The Lovedale Press

A small pamphlet catalogue of books published and sold by the Lovedale Press, the first to publish Sol Plaatjie’s Mhudi which is listed in this catalogue. Paper wraps and staple bound, the wraps are tide marked and there is some creasing throughout the leaves. A good copy.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

A Catalogue of the H. Winnett Orr Historical Collection and Other Rare Books in the Library of the American College of Surgeons

Bound in red cloth with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. With b/w frontis and b/w plates. Occasional foxing, especially to the prelims. Scratch marks to front and back boards. Overall a VG copy.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

A Century of Cape Botanical Art

A brochure from the 1988 botanical art exhibition held at the Cape Town Civic Center, featuring short biographies of the various botanical artists with black and white example illustrations.


Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A Circumstantial Journal of the long and tedious blockade and siege of Gibraltar, from the twelfth of Septembe, 1779 to the third day of February 1783…

Containing an authentic account of the most remarkable transactions, in which the Enemy’s Motions, Works, Approaches, Firings, &c. are Particularly described.
Off-setting to the title page from the engraved frontis. Includes a map and one folding engraving. Bound in later half leather with marbled boards.

Price – $500.00 (ZAR-5500.00)

A Collector’s History of English Pottery

Price clipped. Dust jacket in very good condition.

A Collector’s History of Fans

A history of oriental and European fan making and collecting, serving as a collector’s reference. Contains 110 black and white and 16 colour illustrations.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Compleat History of the Late Rebellion

A contemporary account of the Jacobite rebellion and probably the first book ever written on the subject. With a 6 page dedication to the Duke of Argyle and 173 pp text.Pages 161 – 166 omitted in the pagination but text and register are continuous. Armorial bookplate of the noted British politician and ex- Governor of New South Wales, Sir Robert William Duff on the paste down fep. Full leather binding with small cataloguing slip to foot of spine. Boards are generally scuffed but in tact and good. Crack along spine/top board but board attached. Light foxing throughout. A good copy.




Price – $1450.00 (ZAR-12000.00)

A Compleat History of the Late Rebellion.


A contemporary account of the Jacobite rebellion and probably the first book ever written on the subject. With a 6 page dedication to the Duke of Argyle and 173 pp text.Pages 161 – 166 omitted in the pagination but text and register are continuous. Armorial bookplate of the noted British politician and ex- Governor of New South Wales, Sir Robert William Duff on the paste down fep.

A Complete Guidance to Flower-and-Bird Painting

Some of the pages are slightly soiled. DW shows general wear.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

A Coronation Exhibition of Royal, Historical, Political and Social Glasses Commemorating 18th and 19th Century Events in English History

Nameplate reading: Alfred Bordon Brown Art Library Wynberg South Africa on front paste down endpaper. Stamp bearing the same name on front free endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. B/w photoplates.