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The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals.

A manual for fine metalworkers, sculptors and designers. Small smudge on lower page edges. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $62.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Tree Atlas of Southern Africa.

Section 1: Cyatheaceae, Zamiaceae, Podocarpaceae, Cupressaceae and Welwitschiaceae. Mainly black/white photographs with some in colour.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350)

C Louis Leipoldt – Dear Dr Bolus.

Letters from the author to Dr Bolus from 1897 – 1011. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and publisher’s emblem on front covering. Minor foxing on page edges. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Ingrid Jonker – Selected Poems.

Translated from the Afrikaans by Jack Cope and William Plomer. The poems are a selection taken from ‘Ontvlugting’, ‘Rook en Oker’ and ‘Kantelson’. Edge wear to brown paper boards. Foxing to prelims and scattered throughout.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Fifties People of South Africa.

“The lives of some ninety-five people who were influential in South Africa during the fifties, a period which saw the first stirrings of the coming revolution.” Featuring amongst the many, Henry Nxumalo, Lilian Ngoyi, Tandi Klaasen, Bob Gosani, Peter Magubane, etc. Here are the stories of the people in the news at the time, the atmosphere, flavour, energy and the frustration.

Price – $58.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Is the Training of Wild Animals Cruel?

An address given by the circus ring-master F.W.A. Pagel, delivered at the Theosophical Hall, Pretoria on the 30th January, 1938.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Gebed vir Wilhelm

Signed by the author and artist. Edition 10 of 25 copies with five original linocuts on Japanese paper, signed and limited by Alice Goldin. Together with the poetry of Phil du Plessis. Uitgegee op 15 Januarie 1984 ter herdenking van die tiende sterfdag van die digter Wilhelm Knobel (26 Oktober 1935 – 4 Januarie 1974)

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

The Cape of Good Hope Civil Service List, 1885

Includes a folding map of The Cape Colony. Map has 2 small closed tears and specks of foxing. With lists of Civil Service, local Boards and Courts, Misc and the Civil Service Calendar for 1885. Previous owner’s details on verso of title page. Registrar’s name on front cover. Foxing to front and rear prelims. Contents page partially loose from binding.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-700.00)

The Cape of Good Hope Civil Service List, 1886.

Includes fold-out map of The Cape Colony with Railway and Telegraph lines and Old Boundary lines of the Colony 1806. Map is foxed on verso. Small map of Native Districts showing the Territorial Divisions and the Positions of the Seats of Magistracy included. Previous owner’s details on verso of title page. Map and prelims partially loose from binding.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-700.00)

The Cape of Good Hope Civil Service List, 1887.

Includes a folding map of Railway and Telegraph Lines, Viticulture, Plantations and Government Plantations and Forests. Map is foxed. Scattered foxing throughout. With lists of the Civil and Military establishments and the Civil Service Calendar 1887. Miscellaneous lists of medical, legal and educational services. Civil Service Examination, 1886 on blue paper between pages 262 and 263. Solicitor Generals Office, Graham’s Town stamp on title page and previous owner’s details on the verso.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa. A Study of the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795-1837.

Small area of cockling to top edge of plates. Apart from foxing on a few pages the contents are clean and tightly bound. Includes Errata page (foxed). Previous owner’s details on ffep and small red bookseller’s label on pastedown. Browning and foxing to pastedowns.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Beeton’s Every-Day Cookery and Housekeeping Book. A Practical and Useful Guide for all Mistresses and Servants.

Circa 1900. Amateur bookbinder’s dream – major signs of wear and tear. Split to cloth on side of spine and small area of loss to the cloth at the bottom. New, revised and greatly enlarged edition. Loose covers and pages with ragged edges.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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)

Gedenkboek van die Ossewaens op die Pad van Suid-Afrika. Eeufees: 1838-1939

Language: Afrikaans. A memorial book on the centenary of the Great Trek. Black/white photographs throughout. Cloth is split at the spine on the front board with webbing exposed.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Life and Work of Charles Michell.

Dark cloth boards with gilded lettering on spine and lighthouse device on front cover.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-530.00)

Decorative Art. The Studio Year Book – 1949.

No published date. Previous owner’s name pencilled in on ffep with small bookseller’s label of pastedown. Foxing to front and rear pastedowns.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Op Art Akte

96 black/white photographs of the nude in Op Art style. Cockling and abrasions to lower area of page edges due to water. However all images are good. Abrasions to front and rear cover.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Memories, Mines and Millions, Being the life of Sir Joseph B Robinson, Bart.

Foxing to prelims and rear end pages. Title illustration (frontispiece) of Joseph Robinson trimmed with signs of clear tape repairs. Closed tear to edge on page 245-247. Contents clean and firmly bound.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Talking Pictures – A Scrapbook with Notes and Comments.

Contents clean. Cardwraps loose from spine.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Struggles of an Infant State.

Booklet. Areas of text underlined in black ink and pencil. Stain to bottom edge of pages 23-28. Small stain to top edge from page 85-102.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-120.00)

History of 81 Siege Battery R.G.S (from August 4th, 1914 to December 31st, 1918)


Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Roelof Uytenbogaardt – Senza Tempo / Timeless.

Language: Italian/English. Two small stains to top edge. Minor edge-wear. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

New Specimen of Plain and Fancy Printing Types from the Foundry of Geo WM Bower.

Amateur bookbinders dream. Contents sound with scattered foxing and age-toning.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-240.00)

South African Genealogical Reference Guide. GSSA Publication No. 1

Language: English/Afrikaans.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Van Riga tot Drakenstein.

Language: Afrikaans. Die Verhaal van Eduardt Christian Haumann en sy Nasate. Black/white photographs. Previous owner’s name on ffep.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)