The Great Days

First edition. Blue paper boards with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated in b/w. Overall a VG copy with very light, scattered foxing. DW not price clipped with small amount of edge wear. Top and fore edges lightly spotted.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

The History of South African Rugby Football (1875 – 1932)

Rebound. Fully illustrated. Gift inscription in pencil on fep. Neat repairs to lower corners of frontispiece and title page.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Laws and Principles of Whist Stated and Explained and its Practice illustrated on an Original System By Means of Hands Played Completely Through

Pages are age toned with illustrations throughout. Previous owner’s name with date inked to title page.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Shining Mountain. Two Men on Changabang’s West Wall

“A two-man, lightweight expedition climbing the fearsome and technically challenging granite wall of the Garhwal Himalaya.” Material by Joe Tasker. Foxing to the top, fore- and lower page edges.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The South African Sporting Encyclopaedia and Who’s Who

First edition illustrated in b/w. Bound in olive green cloth covered boards with black titles to front board and spine. Boards are stained with damage to corners. Small nick in spine. Binding thread has come loose at Pg 184. Pgs 429 and 463 have bent corners. Soundly bound if a little cocked.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The South African Sporting Encyclopaedia and Who’s Who

First edition illustrated in b/w. Bound in olive green cloth covered boards with black titles to front board and spine. Covered with clear plastic and attached with adhesive tape to front and rear paste downs. A good copy.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Springboks – History of the tour 1906-7

Commentary on the background leading up to the Springboks tour of the British Isles. Descriptions and scores of each match together with an account of the victorious team’s return to South Africa.Some cracking to the hinges of the spine. Pages slightly yellowed. Inscription on title page. 2 cm tear on contents page. Five black and white photo illustrations, including one of the team. Published c. 1908



Price – $466.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

The Varsity Spirit. The story of Rugby Football at the University of Cape Town. 1883-1963

Previous owner’s name on front fep. Numerous b&w photographs.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

They Made Headlines

Includes twelve photographs of rugby’s greats in the sixties.Ink inscription to the ffep. DW shows little wear other than a sunned spine.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Trout Trails Revisited

Text is clean and clear. Contains numerous colour photographs. Boards show little wear.

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 1961. 98th year.

Spine a bit loose. Gilt lettering faded. Corners and spine edges bumped. Small stain to rear end papers. Some light foxing to page edges.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-520.00)

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 1978. 115th year.

Includes 10 b&w photographs: M J Procter, Ian Botham, Dickie Bird (umpire), R G D Willis amongst others.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Worthwhile Journey. The Autobiography of Tromp van Diggelen. With a Foreword by Grantly Dick Read.

Inscribed by the author on the title page. Text is clear but shows varying degrees of foxing throughout. Several black-and-white photographs. Boards show general wear and a small closed tear to the cloth covered spine.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-350.00)