A Collection of 17 Boer War Photographs

A collection of 17 photographs on 7 album pages. Depicting scenes associated with the Seige of Ladysmith. Pg1 shows the Klip river at Pieters (this is where Buller’s forces broke through on 27 Feb 1900), Pg2 Tugela bridge in ruins, Boer position at Vryheid and Boer trenches, Pg3 has 2 photos of Manchester Fort, as does Pg4. Pg5 has one. Pg6 has 5 smaller photos showing boer trenches, Hussar Hill, a dead Boer, Vaal Krantz and Crossing a drift at Cootze’s Farm.Pg7 has 3 photos of groups of men, titled Blockhouse Line. Some photographs faded.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

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.

A Critical Study of the Various Dates Assigned to the Birth of Christopher Columbus the Real Date 1451, with a Bibliography of the Question

Green cloth boards with guilt to the spine and front board. Presentation plate of Henry Vignaud tipped into fep. Dec. 8 1903 Jas. Filzmausier-Kelly with the compliments of. JFK’s bookplate on paste down fep. Newspaper article from 1955 about Columbus tipped in. Previous owner’s ex-libris stamp on the half title and the last pg. Pages have been unevenly cut. Contact bookseller for photographs.

A Critical Study of the Various Dates Assigned to the Birth of Christopher Columbus the Real Date 1451, with a Bibliography of the Question

Green cloth boards with guilt to the spine and front board. Presentation plate of Henry Vignaud tipped into fep. Dec. 8 1903 Jas. Filzmausier-Kelly with the compliments of. JFK’s bookplate on paste down fep. Newspaper article from 1955 about Columbus tipped in. Previous owner’s ex-libris stamp on the half title and the last pg. Pages have been unevenly cut. Contact bookseller for photographs. Price – 190$

A Decent Fellow Doesn’t Work

Text clean and clear. Boards show slight edge wear.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-160.00)

A Decent Fellow Doesn’t Work

“Experiences of an easy-going traveller in search of pleasure, interesting people and places inside and outside Southern Africa – with a little wisdom gathered on the way.”

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-170.00)

A Description of England and Wales Containing a Particular Account of Each County.

10 Volumes. Vol 1, 2nd edition – published 1775. Vol 2 – 10, all 1st editions – published 1769. Complete. Embellished with 240 copper plate cuts of palaces, castles, ruins of Roman and Saxon buildings and of abbeys, monasteries and other religious houses. Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

A Dictionary of British Marine Painters

Dust jacket has loss to spine and edges. Paperclip mark to end papers otherwise an excellent copy with black and white plates.

A Dictionary of South African English. New Enlarged Edition.

A unique dictionary providing a valuable reference source to students of South African literature. Incorporates a considerable body of material from new Black writing. Includes material in use among the forces and special treatment given to emerging vocabulary of Black South African English, etc.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation, Illustrated with Maps and Plans

Two volume set. Owner’s stamp on front fep and ownership label on front endpaper of both vols. Inscription in ink on front fep of vol. 1.Binding is tight and only very occasional marks on pages. Boards show general wear and water marking. Corners bumped. Spine labels of vol. 1 faded and one is partly torn off.

A Directory of Southern African Contemporary Art Practices: Volumes 1, 2 and 3


Contains various illustrations. Cover shows very little wear.

A Discourse on the Plague

Full calf binding with gilt ruled edges. Front board split at the hinge butr still attached. Tissue repair to the gutter at the title page.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2500.00)

A Field Guide to the Eastern Cape Coast

Numerous illustrations. An invaluable reference.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Finnegan’s Wake Gazetteer

Dust jacket in good condition with some discolouration .

A First Guide to South African Birds

Seventh edition first published 1971. Includes common names in English and Afrikaans. Text clean and binding tight. DW has faded spine and tears on front panel with pieces missing at lower edge.

A Fundamental Art, The Rug

Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Will incur extra postage. Text in French and English.

A Geographical and Topographical Description of the Cape of Good Hope

Van Riebeeck Society Series 1 Vol 4

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A Geographical and Topographical Description of the Cape of Good Hope. Parts 1 & 2 of 3

Volumes 4 and 6 of the Van Riebeeck Society first series. Both volumes bear the signature of Saul Solomon to the paste downs. Perforation to the front board of part 1 and to the spine of part 2. Tape repair to 2 pages of part 1. Part 1 published in 1921 and part 2 in 1925.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

A Glossary of Terms used in Grecian Roman, Italian and Gothic Architecture.

The fifth edition of this book. Marbled end papers, gilt page edges. Illustrated with 1,700 woodcuts. 526 pp.





Price – $30 (ZAR-320)

A Glossary of the Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex

Fishmothing to cover. Sunned spine. Some foxing.