Epistles in Verse Between Cynthio and Leonora in Three Cantos Descriptive of a Voyage to and from the East Indies

Leather cover with some wear on edges. Bookplate to pastedown endpaper, various marginalia in pencil. Marbled endpapers. Binding has been repaired with tape.George Marshall was chief officer in the Honourable East India Company’s Service. Frontispiece and ten woodcut illustrations. Subscribers’ list.

Evelina or The History of a Young Lady’s Entrance into the World

18th Century novel with an introduction by Austin Dobson. Attractively bound in green cloth boards with extensive gilt decorations to front board and spine. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations throughout. Scattered foxing throughout.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Extracts; Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining In Poetry

472pp.



Price – $58.00 (ZAR-440.00)

French Chivalry

Previous owner’s name on paste down end paper

Frey en Gerda

A Nordic myth translated by P V Pistorius. Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Humorous Rhodesian Glimpses

A collection of rhymes about life in early 20th century Rhodesia, accompanied by illustrations. Sunning and oil mark to spine. Some damage to front and back cover.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Ich an Mich

Ein roman für liebende und solche die es bleiben wollen


Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Index of Recurrent Elements in James Joyce’s Ulysses

Well kept. This is a review copy, with the relevant review slip and letter still intact

Ingrid Jonker – Selected Poems.

Translated from the Afrikaans by Jack Cope and William Plomer. A selection of poetry taken from ‘Ontvlugting’, ‘Rook en Oker’ and ‘Kantelson’.

Price – $62.00 (ZAR-700.00)

It’s a Battlefield

A novel about a communist bus driver who has been put in prison for killing a policeman during a riot.


Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Jacaranda In The Night

A first edition of this South African novel.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-340.00)

Jock of the Bushveld.

General wear to the orange boards. Foxing to the prelims. Gift inscription to the verso of fep. Small amount of splitting to head and foot of spine. Good reading copy.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Joe Miller’s Jests: or, the Wits Vade-Mecum

Facsimile reprint of the 1739 edition. Being a collection of the most brilliant jests; the politest repartees; the most elegant bons mots, and most pleasant short stories in the English language.


Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Jovindaba se Drie Meisies



Price – $17.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Julie, ou la Nouvelle Heloyse. Lettres de deux Amants, Habitants d’une petite ville au pied des Alpes.

Nouvelle edition. Collected and published by J J Rousseau. 6 volumes in 3 books. Recased in half faux leather with marbled boards. Light foxing throughout. Slight creasing to prelims in Vol 1. Binding secure.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Kinosie

Previous owner’s name inked to the ffep. Text is in Afrikaans.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

La Colombiade, ou La Foi Portée au Nouveau Monde Poëme.

An illustrated, epic poem about the discovery of the New World.


Price – $2500.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Les Jumeaux de Vallangoujard

Sixty drawings and illustrated endpapers. 109 pp. Clean copy. Wear and two chips to spine. Fading around edges of front cover. Cocked. Binding sound.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Little Indabas

5 Short stories “of Kaffir, Boer and Natal life”. Oversized card wraps, frayed and chipped at the edges. Spine is browned. Binding remains neat and tight but brittle. Previous owner’s ink stamp to first blank leaves.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Love’s Bitter-Sweet: Translations from the Irish Poets of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-1350.00)

Marius the Epicurean. His sensations and Ideas.

Limited edition. This 2 volume set numbered 198/1000 printed on handmade Riccardi Paper. A historical and philosophical novel by Walter Pater (his only completed full-length fiction), written between 1881 and 1884, published in 1885 and set in 161–177 AD, in the Rome of the Antonines. It explores the intellectual development of its protagonist, a young Roman of integrity, in his pursuit of a congenial religion or philosophy at a time of change and uncertainty that Pater likened to his own era.

Price – $82.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Mes Souvenirs par Eugene Casalis. Ancien Missionnaire.

Quarter cloth bound boards and corners with marbled covers and feps. General wear to boards. Ex Libris bookplate sticker on inside cover and bookbinder’s label on back pastedown. Foxing throughout. Marginalia on the end pastedown and errata page. Long crack to fep. Binding secure.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Moeder Poulin

Boer War novel. Text: Afrikaans. Illustrated by Nerine Desmond. Previous owner’s name on fep and rear paste-down. Ex-library with remnants of date sheets and stamps. The word ‘Cancelled’ appears on paste-down and a number ‘238’ on contents paid. Library stamp on Pgs 125 & 79.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Number Five Joy Street

A collection of children’s stories illustrated in b/w and colour. Bound in pictorial cloth boards. Spine is rubbed and faded with shelfwear along the edges. Previous owner’s bookplate to verso of f.f.e.p. and inscription in ink to half title. Some light browning and spotting to the prelims; otherwise a good copy.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Number Four Joy Street

A collection of children’s stories, illustrated in b/w and colour. Bound in pictorial cloth boards. Spine is rubbed and faded with partial tears to the cloth along the spine and shelf wear along the edges. Previous owner’s bookplate to verso of f.f.e.p. and inscription in ink to dedication page. Some light browning and spotting to the prelims; otherwise a good copy.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-220.00)