Fine Angling for Coarse Fish

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

Fishes of the Transvaal

Fishes of the Transvaal

Numerous colour illustrations

Freshwater Fishes of Natal

Signed by author on front free-end paper. Large folding map of the ‘Fishing Waters of Natal’ to back pouch. Text is clean and clear with numerous black and white illustrations. DW shows general wear and some scuffing.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Freshwater Fishing in South Africa

Chris Van Rensberg Publications 1986. No dust jacket .Cover is slightly worn with corners bumped. Good firm copy.

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.

Kampf Um Den Himalaja

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

Le Danse

Text in German. Photographic portraits of ballet dancers. Dust jacket has slight wear to edges.Sporadic foxing mostly to end papers , does not affect illustrations.

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)

Mount Everest : The Reconnaisance 1921

Blue cloth cover, worn on edges. Discolouration and foxing to endpapers. Previous owners inscription in pencil. Pen scribbles on page 18 and 210. Some foxing throughout .First edition. Illustrated with 3 fold-out maps and 35 photographic plates. Story of the first British expedition to Mount Everest in 1921.

Mount Kenya

“Card covers. Introduction and end chapter missing, starts on page 7 . Mount Kenya read at the meeting of the society 7 Februry 1921”

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.


Images of the athletes at the Berlin Olympic games in the 30s. With over 280 photographs. Clean sound copy.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Outdoor Survival

Clean crisp copy.

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers:Being Excursions By Members of the Alpine Club

2 Volumes with 8 maps.

Photograph: Rondebosch Boys High School: Under 19 Rugby Team (1921).

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Postcard signed by Billy Meredith

Signed twice and inscribed by Metedith and dated 4.28.36.
“Dear Billy
Hearty congratulations to you & all concerned (sic.) on your splendid performance, best wishes for the future kind regards to (Joe Sp… & Jack Wooly?), yours faithfully Billy Meredith.” And signed and dated again to the front of the card in blue ink.
William Henry Meredith (30 July 1874 – 19 April 1958) was a Welsh professional footballer. He was considered one of the early superstars of football due to his performances, notably for Manchester City and Manchester United.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Schwarze Menschen-Weike Berge

In German .

Schwarze Menschen-Weike Berge

Schwarze Menschen-Weike Berge. German text.

Schwarze Menschen-Weike Berge. German text.

Side-Lines, Side-lights and Reflections: Fugitive Papers of a Chalk Stream Angler

Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 2 pages publisher’s advertisements and extra A & C Black catalogue of angling books.

Silver Fern on the Veld : New Zealand Cricketers in South Africa 1953-54

Text clean and binding tight. Boards scuffed and stained, edges worn and mottled with insect damage. Spine faded with black ink mark near base.

Snowcaps on the Equator : The Fabled Mountains of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zaire

Dust jacket has some tearing and creasing. Good firm copy .

South Africa in International Cricket, 1888-1970

Text clean and binding firm. Water damage to lower edge of back board and some pages. DW scuffed and creased with chips top and bottom.