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 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 Dominie in Doubt

Bound in green, pictorial, cloth covered boards, with black titles to spine and device to lower board. Scattered foxing to leaves and edges DW fair, with large tear to spine, fraying to edges and browning and foxing. A good, reading copy.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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 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.

A Grammar and Vocabulary of the Namaqua-Hottentot Language.

Foxing throughout. Some wear and tear to title page and page edges. Dogeared. Small tear to fep. Slight buckling to book pages. Some pen notations on the feps.

Price – $800.00 (ZAR-10500.00)

A Grand Illusion

“The failure of imperial policy in the Transvaal colony during the period of reconstruction 1900-1905” With maps and diagrams.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-380.00)

A Guide to the Identification of the Frogs of the Witwatersrand

Text pages clean and unmarked; binding firm. Boards scuffed, especially at edges.

A Guide to the Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones of Southern Africa

Includes a pull-out colour and hardness table.

A Handbook of Ornament. With 300 plates, containing about 3000 illustrations of the elements, and the application of decoration to objects.

Green boards with gilt title on cover and spine. Fraying and chipping to top and bottom of spine with a 3cm split to the cloth on side of spine. Edge-wear to boards. Some splitting of the cloth on spine. Names of previous owners to first free end paper. Foxing to first and last few pages. Webbing exposed at front and back paste-downs. Contents and illustrations clean with age-toning to page edges.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-240.00)

A History of British Birds

Half brown leather over black leather covered boards. Numerous wood engravings by the author. Volume 1 is land birds and volume 2 water birds. A very good set.

Price – $680.00 (ZAR-7800.00)

A History of Cape Silver 1700-1870

An illustrated reference, signed by the author. Black cloth boards with silver titles and devices to front board and spine. Top edge slightly browned. Library blindstamp to title page. DW VG with horizontal scratch to front panel, small chips to spine and other edges and general rubbing. A very good copy overall.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A History of Caricature and Grotesque in Literature and Art

Spine missing, covers are unattached.

A History of Chess in South Africa from Van Riebeeck to the Start of World War II and Beyond

Text is clean and clear with black and white plates throughout. Cover shows slight edge wear and some scuffing.

A History of Dancing from the Earliest Ages to Our Own Times

Recased. Faded cover. Plenty of beautiful illustrations throughout. Large water (?) stain at tail of half-title page through to frontispiece