A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation, Illustrated with Maps and Plans

Two volume set. Owner’s stamp on front fep and ownership label on front endpaper of both vols. Inscription in ink on front fep of vol. 1.Binding is tight and only very occasional marks on pages. Boards show general wear and water marking. Corners bumped. Spine labels of vol. 1 faded and one is partly torn off.

A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook.

Includes an account of his life during the previous and intervening periods. 12 illustrations reproduced by exact facsimile from drawings made during the voyages. Gilt decoration to spine and edges. Gilt device on front board border. Marbelled end papers and page edges. Tide mark to lower edge of rear board and prelims. Prize-giving label dated 1883 pasted on second free end page.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

A Nobody In Mashonaland or The Trials and Adventures of A Tenderfoot.

Now a region in a Northern Zimbabwe, this author tells the tale of his experiences in Mashonaland and explains in a humorous fashion what it was like to be white and unused to the harsh terrain.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Visit to London: Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities in the British Metropolis

A Visit to London: Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities in the British Metropolis

A Visit to London: Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities in the British Metropolis

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Adventure at the Cape of Good Hope in December 1672.

Transcribed and edited from the original manuscript in the Royal Library, Copenhagen by Henning Henningsen. Translated and annotated with additional material by Douglas and Vera Varley. Illustrated white card boards and cloth spine have light wear. Contents are clean and tightly bound.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Adventure at the Cape of Good Hope in December 1672.

Transcribed and edited from the original manuscript in the Royal Library, Copenhagen by Henning Henningsen. Translated and annotated with additional material by Douglas and Vera Varley. Illustrated white card boards and cloth spine have light wear. Contents are clean and tightly bound.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Africa

Black-and-white and colour plates throughout. Dw shows some wear, especially along the edges and some closed tears to the corners and top and bottom edges of spine.

African Hunting and Adventure – From Natal to the Zambesi

In 1851 he departed Scotland to begin the 90 day voyage to Durban. He partook in the three hunting trips in Zululand between 1852 and 1856. Exploring the Transvaal in 1857 and venturing to Lake Ngami in 1858, becoming the second white man to see the famed Victoria Falls. On this trip he met up with acclaimed naturalist and explorer, Dr Livingstone. This book is a compilation of his journals, whereby he describes in vivid detail, his discomforts, his brushes with death as a result of the wild beasts and the hostile environment. This book is a must for any collector fascinated by the hunting and exploration pioneers in Africa in the 1800’s.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

African Incidents : Personal Experiences in Egypt and Unyoro.

‘With Portrait, Maps and Illustrations’. Pencil notes and previous owner’s name written in ink to ffep. Tape repairs to front hinge. Tape repairs to large closed tear to the title page. Pages are untrimmed. Boards show general wear.




Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

Algeria and Tunis in 1845. Volume 1 & 2

An account of a journey made through the two regencies by Viscount Fielding and Captain Kennedy. In half leather over green cloth. With 2 engraved frontispieces. Some rubbing to the leather and boards of both vols. Two small cataloguing labels to foot of each spine. Funchal English Rooms bookplate to front paste downs and rubber stamp to title pages. Frontis of vol. 2 present, but loosed. Leaves with scattered foxing and browning. VG copies overall.

Price – $230.00 (ZAR-2500.00)

Amid Snowy Wastes. Wild life on the Spitsbergen Archipelago

Illustrated with two maps and 114 illustrations from photographs by the author. Ex-circulating library, with bookplates to the paste down

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its Dependencies, in Persia, Tartary, and India; Comprising a View of the Afghaun Nation, and a History of the Dooraunee Monarchy.

Small library plate to the paste down of each volume and stamp to the title page and page 1 of each volume. Three plates and the map are all present. The map has been neatly detached and is without tears.The spines have been professionally rebacked on each volume and the set would be in very good condition save for a consistent level of foxing throughout both volumes.

Price – $980.00 (ZAR-9200.00)

An Artist’s Journey Along the Old Cape Post Road 1832-33.

Illustrated by 21 of his sketches, further illustrations and a map with notes and clues to the identity of the artist. Boards show slight general wear.




Price – $28.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Andrew Smith’s Journal of His Expedition Into the Interior of South Africa 1834 – 36 / Edited and with an Introduction and Notes By William F Lye

‘An authentic narrative of travels and discoveries, the manners and customs of the Native Tribes, and the physical nature of the country’. Text is clean and clear with black-and-white illustrations throughout. Boards show very little wear. DW shows wear, scuffing and slight chipping. Ex libris to the ffep.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Arabian Travellers

Colour illustrated account of the European ‘discovery’ of Arabia. Endpaper maps. Bound in brown paper covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Light foxing to prelims. A very good copy in very good dustwrap.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Babuna. 100 000 kilometer im flugzeug uber Afrikas

Language: German. English translation: “Babuna. 100 000 kilometers in a plane over Africa’s jungle.” Includes 102 b\w photographs with a map of their journey opposite the contents page. The author and his wife have done five exploratory voyages in Inner Africa to photograph the wildlife. Some pages slightly browned due to age and quality of paper. Top-edge tinted in blue with light foxing to fore- and bottom edge.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Babylone et Mesopotamie

Volume 2 in the collection Les Hauts Lieux de l’histoire 163pp, 136 black and white photographs, 8 colour photographs. Text in French.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Baines on the Zambezi 1858 – 1859. Brenthurst Series 8.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Illustrated end papers. 72 illustrations and 4 maps

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Bihé and Garenganze or Four Years’ Futher Work and Travel in Central Africa.

Published circa 1893. 2 fold out maps – map of Katanga Company has a small tear and a long closed tear to the fold. Previous owner’s signature on front paste-down. Contents are clean and firmly bound.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Black Nile. Mungo Park and the Search for the Niger.

Foxing to all page edges. Gilt lettering and motif on spine. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913. Miscellaneous Data.

Report on miscellaneous data from the 1910-1913 Antarctic expedition. Green paper wraps, chipped at head and foot of spine. Illustrated with b/w sketches and rear pocket containing ship blueprint. Tide marks to front wrap, light foxing to leaves. Previous owner’s ink scrawl neatly inscribed to front wrap. A good copy with general wear.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

Call the Wind

Call the Wind

Call the Wind

Centennial Tour in the United States and Canada.

Inscribed by the author to the title page. Some foxing to the prelims. Boards show little wear.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-750.00)

China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture and social habits of that ancient empire.

Bookmender’s delight. 2 Vols. Vol 1 – 96 pages and Vol 2 – 72 pages. Ornamental gilding on boards. Finely engraved plates with cityscapes, landscapes, costumes, everyday life, etc. Circa 1843. Gift inscription on fep.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Christie’s Collectors Guides Antique Maps

This copy provides a sound general introduction to the subject for all would-be collectors, as well as precise information for the expert. Numerous illustrations of a range of maps.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-150.00)