The Italian Novelists : Selected from the Most Approved Authors in That Language; from the Earliest Period Down to the Close of the Eighteenth Century

Arranged in a Historical and Chronological Series. Translated from the Original Italian. Accompanied with Notes, Critical and Biographical. In Four Volumes. Bookplate to the front paste down of each volume. Text of each volume is clean and clear.



Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

The Joycean Way

A topographical guide to Dubliners and A portrait of the artist as a young man with maps and photographs. The back of the dj has a number of lines caused by air under the plastic (was sold like that originally).

The King of the Golden River

A very nice copy with some minor foxing and age toning. Neat name on the fep. 4 col plate and numerous line drawings in true Rackham style.

The King’s Mirror

The Letters of J. E. Flecker to Frank Savery

A limited edition numbered 81-390 of which this is number 234, printed on handmade paper. vellum spine, decorative boards. Minor browning to back and front feps. 126 pages.

The Life & Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman

4 Volumes about 260pp each. No publication date, but contains an inscription dated 1929.


Price – $38 (ZAR-450)

The Literary Companion to Sex

The Little Karoo.

Ten beautiful and emotional tales of people from the Karoo.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-120.00)

The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena.

Bestseller and winner of three literary prizes. Previous owner’s name on fep.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

The Modern British Essayists. 8 Volume Set.

Vol. I. : T. Babington Macaulay. Vol. II. : Archibald Alison. Vol. III. : Rev. Sydney Smith. Vol. IV. : John Wilson. Vol. V. : Thomas Carlyle. Vol. VI. : Lord Jeffrey. Vol. VII. : Talfourd and Stephen. Vol. VIII. : Sir James Mackintosh. Published between 1846 and 1848. Rebound. Front joint of Volume VIII detached. Half leather binding with marbled boards and edges.



Price – $450.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

The Poetical Work of Thomas Moore, Complete in Three Volumes

Three Volume set in the ‘Collection of Ancient and Modern British Authors’-series (Vols CCCVII – CCCIX in the series). Text clean and clear with only slight age toning to the edges.


Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Red marbled end pages and half leather red binding with gilt and red cloth. Gilt page edges, 500pp with first line index and contents. With illustrations. No publication date.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Poetical Works of Thomas Pringle

A scarce 1st edition with illustration of the poem ‘Bechuana Boy’, a frontis illustration of the author and vignette to title page. Bound in orignial brown cloth binding with decorative tooling to both boards, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Head and foot of spine chipped, some wear and fraying along board edges. Tide marks to frontis and plates. Light browning to leaves.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

The Pyramid

Jacket cover has slight shelf wear to top and bottom of spine.

The Red Pony

Price stamp to front fep. Pages are age toned. Reading copy.

Price – $6.00 (ZAR-50.00)

The Regal Phantasm Shakespeare and the Politics of Spectacle

In excellent condition.

The Rhymes of a Red-Cross Man

Clean sound copy with just a past owner’s name in ink on front fep and a slightly faded spine.

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

With 12 photogravures. Slight scuffing and wear to covers. Browning to endpapers. Previous owner’s inscription on front free endpaper.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Scandal of Ulysses: The Sensational Life of a Twentieth-Century Masterpiece

In excellent condition

The Shadowy Waters.

A first edition copy of this Yeats poem bound in blue ridged cloth boards with bevelled edges. Edgewear to boards with spine edges and corners lightly frayed. Headband at top of spine missing. Flower, petal motif and lettering in gilt. Gift inscription to previous owner on fep and remnants of bookplate to the pastedown. Foxing to the feps. Some splitting to the binding at page 32.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

The Story of a Short Life

Foxing to pages, with damage to spine and boards.

The Unpublishable Memoirs

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

The Unpublishable Memoirs.

Blue cloth boards with fraying to edges. Scuffing. Foxing and age toning to prelims. Frontispiece illustration. A collection of eleven short stories. No published date on title page.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

The Vicar of Wakefield

Miniature copy. Slight wear to edges of covers. Previous owner’s inscription to front free endpaper. Faint browning to frontispiece. Otherwise clean sound copy.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Vicor of Wakefield

Binding is slightly shaken with usual age toning.