A Naturalist Remembers

Binding is good with clear and neat text, with and a dated (1964) ink inscription on fep.

A Nobody In Mashonaland or The Trials and Adventures of A Tenderfoot.

Now a region in a Northern Zimbabwe, this author tells the tale of his experiences in Mashonaland and explains in a humorous fashion what it was like to be white and unused to the harsh terrain.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Photograph Album – Motor Trip. Jan – Feb 1931. To & from Kimberley to Cape Town

64 black and white photographs showing Swellendam, Graaff Reinet, the Cango Caves, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, Hermanus, etc. Most photographs captioned in white. Some minor repairs to the album. The name Mildred Ellis Stock written to the inside of front board.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Photographic Album

Photographs, mostly of the South African countryside, 133 in total, dating from the early 20th Century. Some photographs of steam trains and one of the station at Elandshoek, 40 km West of Nelspruit. Bound in red, pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Edges and corners of boards worn and scuffed, spine missing and many leaves loosed and foxed. Condition poor overall, but most photographs good.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Photographic Guide to the Wildflowers of South Africa

Colour photographs with descriptions and distribution maps. Previous owner’s stamp.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

A Photographic Postcard of a Steam Train – Mombasa.

Titled “A Narrow Squeak”. Photographer W.A. Young. The stamp has been removed. The remains of the Mombasa postmark are visible, with the date 1903.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Photographic Postcard of Penguins at Luderitz.

A used postcard with the Luderitzbucht postmark. Posted to Cape Town in 1906. Inscribed to the front Luderitzbacht 15.12.06 and G.C.S.

Price – $5.00 (ZAR-60.00)

A Photographic Postcard Showing Luderitz.

Inscribed to the front and back. With the Luderitzbach postmark and stamp of 1906.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Pokot (Suk) Spear and Shield

The Pokot hail from North Western Kenya, near the Ugandan border. Both items are pre 1930’s and were certainly in use prior to that. The throwing spear is made from mined, non-industrial metal and is complete with the sinew sheath, indicating a highly sharpened blade. Spears of this kind were also used for sacrificial purposes (killing an ox). Only elders were aloud to participate in this ritual killing. The matching shield is made from Rhinoceros or Giraffe hide. Both items have been professionally maintained in museum quality condition.

Price – $700.00 (ZAR-6500.00)

A Practical Manual of Heraldry and of Heraldic Illumination with a Glossary of the Principal Terms used in Heraldry.

Inscription on ffep. Coloured frontispiece with 16 lithographic plates, 8 printed in colour. Rowney catalogue of artist’s materials at the rear. Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

A Procession of Them

Images of patients in psychiatric institutions in a variety of countries taken by photographer, Eugene Richards. With a DVD of a short film directed and narrated by the author. In clean sound condition.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Record – Plumtree School 1902 – 1945

A history of Plumtree School, Southern Rhodesia.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-230.00)

A Revision of the Genus Haemanthus L (Amaryllidaceae)

Journal of South African Botany. Supplementary Volume No. 12. Red boards with gilt lettering in very good condition. Includes 23 colour plates, 9 b/w illustrations and 23 distribution maps. Previous owner’s name in red ink on fep. Minor foxing to page edges and last few free end pages. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

A Road to Fairyland

Foxing to prelims and minor foxing throughout. Small 2cm tear to pg. 3. Colour frontis by Arthur Rackham in perfect condition, with tissue guard. The book appears to have been recased and has new feps.

A Round of Golf Courses. A Selection of the Best Eighteen.

Forward by Bernard Darwin. Fep missing. Spine corners bumped and discoloured. DW has some loss to spine, chipping, discolouration and is price-clipped. Contents clean.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Rudimentary Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks and Tiles; Containing an Outline of the Principles of Brickmaking, and Detailed Accounts of the Various Processes Employed in the Making of Bricks and Tiles in Different Parts of England

Original embossed red card wraps with a new spine. Scarce first edition in two parts.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

A Sailor’s Odyssey: The Autobiography of Admiral of the Fleet, Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope

No dust jacket. Blue cloth covers in good condition displaying minor wear, with a sunned spine. Includes intact statistical fold-out.

A Second Book of South African Flowers

Issued under the Auspices of The Wild Flower Protection Society. Numerous black and white and colour plates throughout. Foxing to the back and front endpapers and flyleaves. Previous owner’s name in ink to the front paste-down. Boards show some wear. DW shows wear and chipping with minor losses to the corners and top and bottom of spine area.

A Select Bibliography of Medical Biography

A selective bibliographic listing of 19th & 20th century medical biographies.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

A Selection of Traditional Chinese Paintings

Colour illustrations to every page with. With a short foreword and descriptions in English.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-950.00)

A short history of Grahamstown

By the senior history master at Kingswood, a 34 page booklet bound in soft blue card. Possibly published circa 1952, there is also an edition with a red cloth cover.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Soldier-Artist in Zululand : William Whitelocke Lloyd and The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879

Text is clean and clear with colour plates throughout.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

A Song to Reality – Latin-American Photography 1860-1993

395pp, largely black and white photography. Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

A Spy in the House of Love

A Starchamber Quiry: a James Joyce Centennial Volume 1882-1982

In very good condition. Edited by E.L. Epstein