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Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa.

Two volumes. Reprinted from the original edition of 1822-4 with some additional material and with an introduction by I Schapera. This edition is limited to 1250 copies. Previous owner’s signature and date, Nov. 1954 on ffep. All illustrations in both volumes present.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2600.00)

Uganda Memories 1897-1940

Number 150 of a limited edition of 750 copies inscribed by the author. Numerous black and white illustrations, a folding map and another to the pocket at the rear. Green cloth boards with some general wear and insect damage.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2100.00)

Memoir of the Early Operations of the Burmese War. Addressed to the Editor of the United Service Journal. Together with ‘Additional Statement of Facts relative to the Operation of Breaking the Enemy’s Line on the 12th of April 1782.

Inscribed by the author to John Backhouse. Chief Clerk British Consulate Canton 1844-1855. Folding map of the neighbourhood of Rangoon as a frontis. 106pp followed by the second publication of 20 pages. General wear to the binding with a small split to the tail of the spine.

Price – $1500.00 (ZAR-15000.00)

The Cairngorm Mountains

Green buckram boards with gilt decoration. Slight lean to the spine. Previous owner’s name to the verso of the fep.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Paris et ses Environs

50 original albumen prints of Paris and surrounds. On thick card pages with printed titles. Occasional spotting but all images bright and clear. Gilt edges all round, in a handsome blue and red leather binding. Published c. 1890

Price – $450.00 (ZAR-5000.00)

Eighteenth Century Architecture in South Africa

A very good copy of the third edition of this important work on the subject. Filled with numerous illustrations and photographs. Previous owner’s name to the paste down.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

With Shield and Assegai

An historical guide to Natal and Zululand. Numerous maps and photographs. Some foxing to the page edges and prelims.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Jeremy Wafer – Artist’s Book. Taxi book no. 003

Black card wraps, colour illustrations throughout.
Taxi is a series of titles on contemporary South African artists, initiated in 1999 by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). The series aims to extend the profile of South African Artists both locally and abroad.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

David Koloane – Taxi book 006

Black card wraps, colour illustrations throughout. Taxi is a series of titles on contemporary South African artists, initiated in 1999 by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). The series aims to extend the profile of South African Artists both locally and abroad.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Noria Mabasa – Taxi book 007

Black card wraps, colour illustrations throughout. Taxi is a series of titles on contemporary South African artists, initiated in 1999 by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). The series aims to extend the profile of South African Artists both locally and abroad.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Kagiso Pat Mautloa – Taxi book 009

Colour illustrations throughout. Taxi is a series of titles on contemporary South African artists, initiated in 1999 by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). The series aims to extend the profile of South African Artists both locally and abroad.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Deborah Bell – Taxi book 010

Black card wraps, colour illustrations throughout. Taxi is a series of titles on contemporary South African artists, initiated in 1999 by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). The series aims to extend the profile of South African Artists both locally and abroad.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Jan Smuts. An Illustrated Biography.

With more than 400 photographs, this work is a unique biography of an important figure in South African and world history.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Mappei Der Art. Eine Sinfonie in Licht und Schatten

12 tipped in photogravure prints of nudes. Proceeded by two pages of text in German. String bound, the front cover is held by only one of the three holes. Covers edge worn and some pencil tracings to the back cover. Some creasing and ink stains to the last plate and a dog ear to the second last one.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

‘sGravenhage, Zijn Voornaamste Gebouwen en Schoonste Gezigten: Pracht-Album in 20 Fraaije, Naar de Natuur Geteekende Platen met Bijschriften

20 Lithographic plates of buildings and views of The Hague with descriptions in Dutch. Red cloth boards with gilt embellishment: detached. Most leaves loosed. 2 small booksellers labels to front paste down. Tissue guards browned, soiling and browning through the leaves. Published c. 1859

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Views of Cape Town and Suburbs

21 full page photographic reproductions, including 2 double page images. Showing cape Town, from the City bowl to Simon’s Town and Sea Point. All photos by T.D. Ravenscroft of Rhondebosch. Published c. 1900. Binding neatly repaired with linen strips. Some general wear to the boards.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

MS letter from Lawrence G. Green relating to the Oliphants River area.

A typed 3 page letter to Mr Green from a reader who’s family have history in the Oliphant’s River area. Included is the hand written response by Mr Green relating to the research material he consulted during the writing of ‘On Wings of Fire’.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Original Pen and Ink Cartoon by D.C. Boonzaier

Signed to the lower left corner. Chipping and edge wear. Two 3cm closed tears into the margins.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

Original Pen and Ink Cartoon by D.C. Boonzaier

Some age toning to the paper.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1000.00)

At Great-Aunt Martha’s

The story of a family of dutch dolls who have lots of adventures whilst visiting their Aunt Martha. The color illustrations are bright and cheerful, appearing on every other page, opposite hand-lettered text. The author and illustrator, Kathleen Ainslie, was active in the years 1900-1911. She was best-known for her series of children’s books based on jointed Dutch peg dolls which were popular during the 19th and early-20th centuries.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Ceramique Orientale.

Light brown board hardcover book with ribbon ties; Some page edges worn. Page block is unbound. All plates are present and attached. Introductory text in French. Features 40 color photographic plates of Asian pottery. No publication date; appears to be circa 1925. Bookseller label on verso of cover.

Price – $78.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Proteas. A (SASOL) Field Guide to the Proteas of Southern Africa.

The updated edition of this useful guide. Previous owner’s stamp to verso of front wrap. Numerous colour photographs and illustrations.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Restios of the Fynbos

Illustrated with numerous colour photographs. Chapters on identifying and growing restios. Previous owner’s stamp. Highlighting to 2 pages.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Photographic Guide to the Wildflowers of South Africa

Colour photographs with descriptions and distribution maps. Previous owner’s stamp.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Guide to Grasses of Southern Africa

Descriptions and illustrations of the 300 most important grasses in Southern Africa, with more than 800 colour photographs.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)