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Wild Flowers of the Cape Peninsula

94 Colour plates illustrate over 800 plants of the Cape Peninsula – trees, shrubs and flowers from vlei, veld, sand dune and mountainside

Price – $38 (ZAR-400)

Wild Flowers of the Cape Peninsula

94 Colour plates illustrate over 800 plants of the Cape Peninsula – trees, shrubs and flowers from vlei, veld, sand dune and mountainside

Price – $38 (ZAR-400)

The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa

Bound in bright green cloth with gilt devices to front board and spine, gilt titles to spine and tooled decoration to front and back boards. Frontis of the author and numerous other plates, a fold out facsimile letter from Livingstone to Baines and a large fold out map to rear pocket. Light foxing to leaf edges, otherwise a distinctly Very Good copy.

Price – $220.00 (ZAR-2900.00)

African Hunter

Hunting and travel autobiography of the second cousin and once husband of Karen Blixen. Inscription to front paste down by William Vernon Bretsford, district commissioner Chimali Tanganyika, prolific writer on East Africa and Rhodesia. His compiled papers are held in the Yale University Library.
Bound in yellow cloth boards with black titles to spine. With 26 half tone illustrations. Some foxing and browning, especially to earlier and later leaves and edges. Boards with some marks, corners lightly bumped. Head and foot of spine with small nicks. Else a Good to Very Good copy.

Price – $450.00 (ZAR-5500.00)


2nd edition bound in green cloth with gilt device and tooling to front board and gilt titles to spine. Boards show light scuffing. Top edge gilt. Browning to first blank leaves from front and rear. Light foxing to rear leaves. Previous owner’s ink scrawl to corner of front paste down and half-title. Overall VG.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Poetical Works of Thomas Pringle

A scarce 1st edition with illustration of the poem ‘Bechuana Boy’, a frontis illustration of the author and vignette to title page. Bound in orignial brown cloth binding with decorative tooling to both boards, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Head and foot of spine chipped, some wear and fraying along board edges. Tide marks to frontis and plates. Light browning to leaves.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

Krieg und Frieden im Hererolande: Aufzeichnungen aus dem Kriegsjahre 1904

Bound in brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Title page inscribed by the Count of Stillfried und Rattonitz, 1906. Illustrated in b/w. Text in German, set in Gothic script. Some scuffing to the boards and light browning to the leaves. Corners lightly bumped. Overall VG-Good.

Price – $600.00 (ZAR-6500.00)

Gregoire Boonzaier: Impressions of Trees

A collection of work, signed and dated by the artist. Bound in white, paper boards with slight discolouration around the board edges. DW good with light browning.

Price – $77.00 (ZAR-850.00)

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

A collection of the artist’s well known series of single-panel cartoons centered on amorous relations. Illustrated in b/w. Brown paper boards with gilt titles to spine. Ink inscription to f.f.e.p. Bookseller’s label to front paste-down. DW good with some insect damage.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Tales of Mystery & Imagination

Short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, illustrated with b/w and colour plates by Arthur Rackham.Black cloth boards with gilt lettering and devices to front board and spine. Light scuffing to front board. Top edge dyed. Slight frays to head and foot of spine. Overall a VG copy.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Gregoire Boonzaier

Monograph, signed and dated by the artist. Illustrated throughout in b/w and colour. Bound in green cloth boards. Sunning to spine. DW good with some scuff marks and light foxing to verso.

Price – $62.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Gregoire: Selfportretstudies / Selfportrait Studies

A collection of colour reproductions of self portraits by the artist with a short biographical timeline to the rear. Signed and dated by the artist. Faux-leather boards. A near fine copy besides a 1cm closed tear to front panel of DW.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Johannesburg Street Names

A dictionary of street, suburb and other place-names, compiled to the end of 1968. With some b/w illustrations. Bound in green cloth withgilt lettering to front board and spine. Slight spotting to top and fore-edges. DW very good, with some foxing to verso. Previous owner’s ex-libris and some tape marks to f.f.e.p, otherwise a very good copy.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-900.00)

100 Girls: New Concepts in Glamour Photography

Volume of b/w glamour photography. Black cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Light soiling to front endpapers, otherwise a VG, neat, clean copy. DW good, price clipped with some chips and closed tears to edges.

Price – $76.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Origin of the African People of the Johannesburg Area

Introductory archaeological text about the early inhabitants of South Africa. Bound in laminated pictorial card wraps. Ink stamps to half title. Top edge corner slightly dog-eared. Illustrated in b/w.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Van Riebeeck Tercentenary Festival Ephemera Collection

A collection of 2 Scrapbooks, 15 Pamphlets, Newspaper Pamphlet, 5 Mining Pamphlets, 2 Postcards & 2 Protest Pamphlet Facsimiles relating to the 1952 Van Riebeeck festival.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Leng Dixon

A collection of Malay and Cape sketches. with 22 colour and black and white plates.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

South Africa Through the Centuries

Catalogue of a series of 1100 photographs by Arthur Elliott. This collection is housed in the Gubbins Museum, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Paper wraps, covered in clear adhesive contact paper. Leaves yellowed.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Vision of the Past: South Africa in Photographs 1843-1910

Fully illustrated photographic survey of South Africa from the Victorian era to the time of Union in 1910. Bound in blue paper boards with white titles to spine. DW VG with spotting and marks to verso only. A VG copy.

Price – $52.00 (ZAR-630.00)

The Graphic Art of Edvard Munch

Fully illustrated in b/w and colour. Bound in pictorial cloth boards with black lettering to spine. Some browning to top and fore-edges. Bookseller’s label to front paste-down. Some foxing to the prelims and latter leaves. DW price clipped with numerous chips around the edges.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-380.00)

A Catalogue of the H. Winnett Orr Historical Collection and Other Rare Books in the Library of the American College of Surgeons

Bound in red cloth with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. With b/w frontis and b/w plates. Occasional foxing, especially to the prelims. Scratch marks to front and back boards. Overall a VG copy.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Tot Nagedagtenis van Emily Hobhouse

Writen and published at the request of the burial committee, on the occasion of the solemn scattering of the ashes of Emily Hobhouse at the foot of the National Women’s Monument in Bloemfontein on 27 October 1926. Bound in grey cloth with black lettering to front board; minor scuffing to front board. Foxing to edges and endpapers with scattered foxing to the leaves. Illustrated in b/w. Text in Afrikaans.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Rembrandt’s Etchings True and False

A summary catalogue in a distinctive chronological order and completely illustrated. Limited to 300 copies, of which this is No. 185. Paper boards over cloth spine. Spine with gilt and front board with black lettering. With concordance table to rear pocket. DW good, with some fraying to the edges, chips to head and foot of spine, slight soiling to the panels, tape repairs and foxing to verso. Slight soiling to edges otherwise VG.

Price – $280.00 (ZAR-2400.00)

Standard Bank Centre Johannesburg

Architectural overview of the construction of the Standard Bank Centre, Fox street, Johannesburg. Illustrated in b/w. Blue paper boards with original acetate d/w. Boards are age worn with some staining to the top edge of the front board. Top edge lightly spotted. Some light browning and spotting to endpapers else VG. Neat ink scrawl and date to corner of f.f.e.p.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Bettie Cilliers-Barnard: Bowereldse Perspektiewe

Artist’s monograph in Afrikaans. Bound in black paper boards which are very lightly scuffed, otherewise a near fine copy. Illustrated in full colour. DW near fine.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)