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 Sport in Southern Rhodesia

With photographs and colour map of Victoria Falls.

A History Of Sport in Southern Rhodesia (Illustrated) 1889 – 1935

This book examines the history of some of the major sports played in Rhodesia at the time, including cricket, cycling,squash, badminton and polo. The lives and accomplishments of the prominent sportsmen and teams are examined, as well as the various governing bodies that administered the competitions.

Condition: Good, wear to spine, stains to front and back cover. Foxing to prelims and page edges.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

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)

An Assemblage of 19th Century Horses & Carriages from the Original Sketches By the Late William Francis Freelove; Written By Jennifer Lang

Spine of dw faded, chipped at top and with insect damage at bottom.

Ascent of K2. Second Highest Peak In The World

An account of the first ascent of K2. The Italian Alpine Club expedition of 1954.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Australian Cricket – A history

615pp. The story of cricket in Australia from the first recorded matches to the season of ’57/58.




Price – $48.00 (ZAR-480.00)

Blue Angels and Whales: a Record of Personal Experiences Below and Above Water

Clean whole copy with Miles-Bourke bookplate pasted to front endpaper.

Bottom Fishing in Cape Waters

A collection of hints for the guidance of the amateur,and particularly applicable to Hermanus.

Cassell’s Physical Educator. 2 Volumes

To date but published circa 1900. Volume 2 have 3 charts for exercise in a pocket at the rear.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Caught by the Springboks.

Inscribed by author on half-title page dated 1953. No dust jacket. Damage to hinges and binding. Menders tape used on illustrated pastedowns. Browning throughout to page edges with small marks on the photographs. Webbing exposed at title page and at page 246.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Cricket in the Counties: Studies of the First-Class Counties in Action

Text clean and binding tight but extensive foxing on fore edges of pages. Top and bottom edges of boards and spine sunned as well as stripe on spine. DW chipped top and bottom with closed tear at base of spine.

Don Whillans. Portrait of a Mountaineer.

“Don Whillans was in the vanguard of a tough new breed of climbers who emerged in the early 1950s.” From his diaries, the author has reconstructed his famous climbs, capturing the flavour of climbing and climbers. Inscription on ffep dated ‘….Xmas 1971.” Price – $65.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Father Goes Fishing

Some foxing to fep.

Fibre Ropes for Fishing Gear

Fishing News Books 1983. No dust jacket. Cover very slightly worn. Excellent condition

Fine Angling for Coarse Fish

Volume IV. Includes one hundred & fifty-nine illustrations.

Goals in the Sun

A collection of writing about South African professional soccer.

Golf Rules Illustrated: Revised to January 1980

Text is clean and whole, covers scuffed and corners bent.

Honderd Jaar Matie-Atletiek 1885 – 1985

Text: Afrikaans. From the earliest known record of “organised sport” being the parrot-shooting at the yearly weapons-show to modern day sport activities at Stellenbosch. Filled with b&w photographs.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Kampf Um Den Himalaja

Foxing stains to cover, tear all along back of spine. In German

Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton… With Notices of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits

Ink inscriptions on front flyleaf. Binding firm, one plate loose but all plates present. Minor wear to covers, corners slightly bumped.

Mixed Humanity. A Story of Camp Life in South Africa.

Circa 1892. “A remarkable book dealing with the rough and tumble intrigue on the diamond mines and early boxing prizefights. Although ostensibly a work of fiction, there are no less than nine personages based on real people. The reader is transported to the bar-rooms and into the midst of the disreputable company which frequent them, around the diamond mines of South Africa.” Plate illustrations by Irving Montagu. Previous owner’s name on verso of frontispiece

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Mont Blanc to Everest.

Preface by Wilfrid Noyce. 69 photogravure plates. 8 in colour. Age toning and foxing to prelims with scattered foxing throughout and to page edges.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Mountain Memories. A Pilgrimage of Romance

Some fraying to head and tail of spine. Minor foxing throughout, esp. to prelims. Browning to front and back feps. previous owner’s inscription on fep. With 16 b/w plates.

Notitia Venatica. A Treatise on Fox-Hunting embracing the General Management of Hounds.

2 volumes. New revised, corrected and enlarged edition. Revised and brought down to date by Cuthbert Bradley with illustrations by Henry Alken and others. Hand-coloured plates.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-1200.00)