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Tully’s Three Books of Offices in English with Notes explaining the Method and Meaning of the Author.

Contents clean. Minor marks on prelims. Previous owner’s name on front fep. Creasing to spine.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

District Six through the lens of Jansje Wissema.

5 poignant duotone photographs of District Six in a thick card envelope.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Broader Britain Photographs. The Secenery, the Cities and the Industries of The Colonies & Dependencies of the Crown.

‘Gems of natural beauty in the New Worlds.’ B&w photograph on each page with text underneath. Corners bumped with some scuffing to the boards.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Old England: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Baronial, Municipal and Popular Antiquities. Vol 1 and 2

A good reading copy. Ghosting to pages. Tide marks to frontispiece and the odd page. Previous owner’s details on front fep dated (1870 and 1890). Faded red tint to page edges. Light scattered foxing mainly in Vol 2.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-750.00)

100 000 Years of Beauty.

A set of 5 volumes exploring the meaning of beauty from prehistory, antiquity through to the future.

Price – $250.00 (ZAR-2800.00)


2 Illustrations by James Boswell – frontispiece in colour. Salmon pink card wraps. Light sunning to spine. Contents clean and firmly bound. 12 pages.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

African Big Game Art Folio No. 1.

A unique portfolio of 8 beautiful gravure etchings by the distinguished South African artist, H von Michaelis. Lion hunting; Three temperaments; Rhinos; Elephant charging; Waterbuck; Kudu on the move; Buffalo in seclusion and Surveying his doman.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Five Girls

The author’s first book. Photographic studies reproduced in the finest of printing processes, gravure. The techniques and processes used in making the photographs is explained in the technical section. The card slipcase is fragile and in fair condition.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

The Studio. October 1934.

Magazine with a variety of articles, namely, The Cultural Heritage of South Africa featuring, amongst others, Jan Juta, Edward Roworth, J H Pierneef and Hugo Naude; C F O Clarke on the Secret of the Old Masters and Christine Veasey on Lighting the Home of to-day, et al.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Cowboy Kate & Other Stories

Classic photobook. Original publishers brown slipcase.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

The Archer Boy – Musical Score

A collection of music scores from 1800s bound in marbled boards. Handwritten list of contents on the front fep. Long split to the hinge of the front board. Top of spine and headband fragile. Tide mark to the score sheet, ‘The Soldier’s Tear’.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Recent English Domestic Architecture 1929.

Gift inscription on front fep. Small area of insect damage on three pages. Heavy foxing to prelims. B&w photographs of houses with floorplans. Insect damage to boards. Small label of bookseller on front paste-down. Circa 1930s.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa.

Tide mark to lower edge on the contents pages. Some scattered light handling marks throughout. Previous owner’s details pencilled on verso of frontispiece.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Claudius Water-Colours in the Africana Museum.

Frank Connock Publication No. 2. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies of which this volume is No. 457. 25 colour plates in good condition.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

South African Craft & Art. The Buyers Guide Vol 1.

In wooden presented box. A catalogue representing South Africa’s rich and varied craft & art products. Bookplate from the Joan St Leger Lindbergh Arts Foundation on the front paste-down. A ‘signing machine’ was probably used for the ‘signature’ of Mandela.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Visions D’Orient Bilder vom Orient

In French and German, photographs from the 19th century, an attempt to answer the question of why Occidentals find the Orient so fascinating – its role in representing spirituality and contemplation, and of the meeting of the two cultures through photography. An exhibition called Focus East at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem accompanied the book.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Private Parking

Series of b/w photographs.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

A Description of a Set of Prints of Roman History contained in a set of Easy Lessons. 2 small volumes.

Sewed in Marble Paper for the pocket. Previous owner’s name and date (1789) on title page. Ghosting to some pages.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

LXXIV Neujahrsblatt berausgegeben von der Feuerwerker-Gesettschaft in Zurich auf das Jahr 1879

Text: German. New Year’s leaflet No. 74 published by the Fireworks Society in 1879. Article on the Swiss in the service of the Dutch-East Indian company. A map of the city of Cape of Good Hope and surroundings as frontispiece.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Thomas Sydenham, M.D. Opera universa : in quibus non solummodò morborum acutorum historiae & curationes novâ & exquisitâ methodo diligentissimè traduntur, verùm etiam morborum ferè omnium chronicorum curatio brevissima, pariter ac fidelissima in publici commodum exhibetur.

Text in Latin. Important collection of the works of the Father of English Medicine. Description of diseases, conditions and treatments. Engraving of Thomas Sydenham on frontispiece. Bookplate of the controversial Dr William Sargant on front paste-down. ‘Library of Ruth and Walter Riddelmann’ embossed on front fep. Tinting to page edges. Light stains and foxing to prelims. Scattered foxing to contents.

Price – $290.00 (ZAR-3600.00)

Transvaal, Die Sudafrikanische Republik. Historisch, geographisch, politisch, wirtschaftlich dargestellt.

Text in German in the Gothic script. Translation: ‘Transvaal, The South African Republic. Historically, geographically, politically, economically. Bookplate of Rich. Hoehl on front paste-down. Decorative gilt pattern and lettering to spine with raised bands. Abrasions to boards. 17 b&w photographs, 48 illustrations and 6 maps. Red tint to page edges.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Svensk Adelskalender 1899

A comprehensive directory of Swedish nobility which was published between 1898–1905. Sunning and edge-wear to spine. Corners bumped. Some discolouration to the boards.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Felt – Fabric and Feelings

A collection of photographs of felt artwork and quotes from the artists themselves.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Gold Mining on the Witwatersrand. Vol 1 and 2

1st volume covers the history, geology, prospecting, rock excavations, layout of mines, shafts and stoping. 2nd volume covers underground transport, winding, mine drainage and pumping, ventilation, illumination, labor, health and accidents. Both volumes contain numerous b&w illustrations and tables (some folding). A huge, modern, well illustrated reference.

Price – $135.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Angola Tourist Year-Book. No. 1. 1963-1964

Trilingual – Portuguese, French and English. A guide covering aspects such as climate, flora and fauna, transport, hunting and fishing, hotel and boarding houses and more. Colour and b&w photographs and advertisements. Published C.1962

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-300.00)