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A Souvenir of Lourenco Marques. An Album of Views of the Town.

B&W photographs of buildings, harbour views, architecture, fishing boats, agriculture and village inhabitants et al. Photographs are clean. The last 40 pages are local advertisements. Some loose pages. Heavy stains and marks with evidence of insect damage to the boards.

Price – $480.00 (ZAR-5000.00)

Travels and Adventures in Eastern Africa. Descriptive of the Zoolus, their Manners, Customs with A Sketch of Natal.

Newly revised and edited, in one volume, with a biography of the author, notes and appendices. De Lux edition numbered 62 of 100 copies. 5 colour plates, 10 monochrome plates and 1 map. Light foxing to front and rear free end pages. Remnants of cellotape marks on paste-downs. Small dent in the middle of the front cover.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Travels and Adventures in Southern Africa comprising a view of The Present State of the Cape Colony.

Includes observations on the progress and prospects of the British Emigrants. No.506 of a limited edition of 510 copies produced under the direction of F J Wagener. Cello-tape residue on paste-downs. Browning and light foxing to prelims. Toning to top edge which has a faded tint.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Basutos: The Mountaineers & Their Country Vol 1

Being a narrative of events relating to the tribe from its formation early in the nineteenth century to the present day (1909). Volume 1 only. Bound in brown cloth boards with gilt device on front board and gilt lettering to spine. Light scattered foxing to leaves and edges. Top edge gilt. Numerous b/w illustrations throughout. Facsimile fold out map to rear. Previous owner’s ex libris bookplate on front paste down. Foxed throughout.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Farmer at War.

A record of the farmer’s fight with terror in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe. Bookseller’s label on front paste-down. Light foxing to prelims. Black rexine boards with gilt. Some scuffing and general wear otherwise a good clean copy.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Modigliani. Disegni.

Text: Italian/English. A volume on Modigliani N. 1 Della Collana “Design Documents.” Numbered 401 of 1500 copies printed. Edge-wear to some of the pages.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

L’Arredamento Moderno. Trecentosessanta artisti, venti nazioni, setecentodieci illustrazioni

Text: Italian. Modern furniture. Three hundred and sixty artists, twenty nations, two hundred and ten illustrations. Handling marks to lower RH page corners. B&W photographs.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Gianni Mantero. El Exlibris – Su Coleccion

The collection of bookplates of Gianni Mantero. Bookplates are tipped in or pasted down. The first and last pages uncut. Tide marks to rear free end-papers and cover. Light abrasions to covers. Untrimmed pages.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Cyril Bouda

Cyril Bouda was a Czech artist born in 1901. Includes 3 signed graphics and image of the dust jacket page at the rear. Inscribed by Cyril Bouda to Gianni Montero on the half title page with a sketch of Como.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

Western Tibet and the British Borderland. The Sacred Country of Hindus and Buddhists with an Account of the Government, Religion and Customs of its Peoples.

Numerous illustrations with 4 maps and sketches. Foxing to prelims with scattered light foxing throughout. Split to front end papers at the gutter. A few smalls nicks and splits to spine edges of boards with some fraying.

Price – $400.00 (ZAR-5500.00)

With the Russian Pilgrims to Jerusalem

Written by an English travel writer who enjoyed epic journeys on foot and who was deeply influenced by Russian spirituality. 38 illustrations from photographs. One map included. Untrimmed pages. Foxed. Gilt lettering to spine with a gilt illustration of a pilgrim carrying a lantern on front cover. Gilding to top edge. Some edge-wear and foxing to page edges. Bumping to corners and spine edges.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Almanach D’Architecture Moderne. Collection de “L’Esprit Nouveau”.

Text: French. Translation: Almanac of Modern Architecture. Collection of “The New Spirit”.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

A Biochemic Primer

Homeopathic medicine at the Cape. Bookseller’s stamp ‘J H Sturck & Co’ and a small mark in the gutter area on front free end paper. Light scattered foxing. Remnant of a pink page that was torn out as well as some markings in the gutter area at the rear.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Gedenkboek Generaal J B M Hertzog

Previous owner’s name on front fep. Light foxing to top edge with two spots on the fore-edge. Tightly bound.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

John Vorster – 10 Jaar

Text: Afrikaans. Ghosting and light foxing to front and rear end pages. Includes many B&w photographs.

Price – $8.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Adventures in the Skin Trade.

A crisp first edition of this work.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

The Doctor and the Devils

(From the story by Donald Taylor). “Written in the form of a film scenario, it is a gripping and dramatic story, based on the case of the murderers Burke and Hare in Edinburgh more than 100 years ago. Two keepers of a slum lodging-house murder the weakest and loneliest of their lodgers in exchange for money from Thomas Rock, the brilliant lecturer in anatomy.”

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

You Only Live Twice

Previous owner’s name on front fep. Foxing to all edges. Otherwise a very crisp first edition of this James Bond novel.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1700.00)

The Magus

An unusually good first edition of this novel.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

The Inheritors

An exciting science fiction novel of man’s predecessors, concerning the extinction of one of the last remaining tribes of Neanderthals at the hands of the more sophisticated Homo sapiens. A crisp clean copy. Dust jacket art by Anthony Gross.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

The Aristos. A Self-Portrait in Ideas.

A collection of several hundred philosophical aphorisms. Small bookseller’s label on front paste-down. A near perfect copy of this first edition with the very minimum of handling marks.

Price – $250.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

18 Poems

The author’s first book of poems. This is the Fortunate Press edition. 2nd edition with the Knole Park Press imprint at the foot of the last page.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Pincher Martin

A gripping, exciting, terrifyingly imaginative surreal fantasy at sea. Double-spread pictorial dust jacket designed by Anthony Gross.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Brave New World

Brave New World was Huxley’s fifth novel and first dystopian work inspired by the Utopian novels of H. G. Wells. Front free end paper and rear prelim removed. Splitting to the gutter to the front and rear paste-downs. Some light foxing throughout.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

The Naked and the Dead

Later printing lacking the ‘R within a circle’ on colophon page. 1cm piece missing from rear dust jacket flap and edge-wear to head and foot of spine.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-750.00)