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Winnie the Pooh

Two of the most iconic characters from children’s books, Christopher Robin and Pooh in this collection of tales by much loved children’s author A.A Milne

Condition: Very good.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

When We Were Very Young

A collection of poems by celebrated children’s author A.A Milne.

Condition: Very good.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Now We Are Six

A collection of Poetry by the much loved children’s author A.A Milne.

Condition: Very good.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Avoir 20 ans a Dar Es-Salaam

A collection of photographs, telling the tale of the struggles of the youth and the various ways they have found to sustain a livelihood.

Condition: Very good.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Robinson Crusoe, The Swiss Family Robinson and Gulliver’s Travels.

A collection of three of timeless classic children’s tales.

Very good, light foxing to pages. General wear.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Alice in Wonderland

The famous tale of Alice and her journey down the rabbit hole, featuring favourite timeless characters like the mad hatter and tweedle dum and dee.

Good, wear to spine and boards. Foxing to pages.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Water Babies

The much loved children’s tale.
24 colour illustrated plates by Harry G Theaker.

Condition: Very good, .Foxing to pages and edges.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Fairy Tales

A collection of much loved children’s tales including Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb and Puss in Boots. Includes 48 colour illustrated plates.

Condition: Good,child’s writing to front cover, foxing to pages and edges.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Story Of A Needle

A needle narrates its journey about how it came together with the scissors and thimble in the mending kit, in the home of the family that they now observe and comment on.

Condition: Very good, wear to head and foot of spine. Light foxing to pages.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Racketty-Packetty House

A wonderful children’s story about a magical dollhouse who’s weird and wonderful inhabitants come alive. A perfect gift for the young girl who still believes in Fairies at the bottom of the garden.

Condition: Good, Wear to front board, head and foot of spine. Foxing to prelims.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Will You Come As Well?

A collection of poetry for children by Elizabeth Ward, who wrote under the pen name Fay Inchfawn.

Condition: Good, foxing to frontis. Spine missing from jacket.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A Diver Went Down

A novel that examines betrayal, attempted murder and fighting for your life in the dark unforgiving ocean.

Condition: Good. Dark stain to bottom fore edge of pages, leeching in by 5mm. Wear to boards and edges.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Kitchen – Kafir Grammar & Vocabulary

From the preface: “Many Bantu tribes speaking many Bantu dialects have for many years been brought into contact with English, Dutch and Portuguese people in South Africa, under various conditions. This has been especially the case in Johannesburg and Kimberley.

The result, so far as language is concerned, has been the growth of a kind of lingua-franca known as Kitchen-Kafir.”

Good, tears to front and back cover.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Shipwreck Stories

A collection of stories discussing the adventure behind and the salvage of some of the most famous shipwrecks in modern history.

Book condition: Near fine.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Automobil Und Automobil Sport

This book examines the history of Cars and racing, covering topics such as the evolution of the engine and car design and so forth.

Book condition: Very good, light wear to head and foot of spine.Small chip to frontis.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

A Rudimentary Treatise on the History, Construction, and Illumination of Lighthouses.

Through this book, the author takes an in depth look into the history of ancient lighthouses, examining the factors that must be taken into account during design, the history of illumination and modern parabolic mirror systems.

Royal engineers library stamp to prelim.

Book condition:Very good, professional repair to the gutter. Staining to end papers.

Price – $350.00 (ZAR-3600.00)

South Africa and the War at Sea

From the preface: “This is the first of a series of booklets recording the more notable events concerning South Africa in the war at sea”. Including amongst other events, the Visit of the carrier Ark Royal and the scuttling of the German Liner SS “Watussi”.

Book condition: Good, wear to spine.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Vasco da Gama – The Diary of His Travels through African Waters 1497-1499

From the jacket cover – “The diary of Vasco da Gama’s travels through African waters in an extraordinary narrative of one of the most epic voyages in the annals of discovery. The day-to-day hardships encountered by the sailors are revealed through an intimate chronicle of the struggle to find the sea route to India.”

Book condition: Near fine.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Peter Pan and Wendy

The classic children’s tale about the boy who refused to grow up.

Book condition: Very good but with heavy foxing to prelims and page edges.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Our Art Vols 1-4

A collection of short biographies on South African artists, with b/w and colour illustrated examples of their work. Contains Vols 1 & 2 collated and rebound in black cloth covered boards over leather spine with 5 raised bands and titles in gilt. Spine and boards are scuffed. Previous owner’s bookplate to front paste down. Top edge soiled.
Vol 3 bound in red paper boards, inscription to front paste down, some foxing to endpapers – DW with some tears and foxing to verso. Vol 4 laminated pictorial card wraps, VG with corners slightly turned up. Text and illustrations in all vols VG.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals

This book examines the important role that sport played in ancient greek society and draws comparisons between ancient and modern times, specifically with regards to the important role of physical exercise in education and the hero worship of athletes.

Book condition: Very good, light foxing to prelims. Very slight lean to spine.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Plantkundig Woordenboek voor de Boomen van Java – Met Korte Aanteekeningen Over de Bruikbaarheid van het Hout

A botanical dictionary, dealing specifically with the plants and trees of Java and their usefulness to man.

Book condition: Good.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Where Hunting Dogs Rest

A moving study of man’s treatment of his supposed best friend after they are no longer useful. Contains many stunning and powerful photographs.

Book condition: Very good.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Jan Van Riebeek – A Biographical Study

Based on the life of Jan Van Riebeek, Dutch administrator and founder of Cape Town.

Condition: Very good.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-360.00)

An Illustrated Social History of South Africa

“How did people really live in the South Africa of the past? Professor A. F. Hattersley offers a brilliant answer by describing the entire social scene as it developed through the ages: The Netherlands period (1652-1795); What the author calls the Age of Immaturity (1795-1849) and the Age of Maturity (1849-1910).

Book condition: Very good, light wear to jacket

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)