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The Gold Mines of the Rand being a Description of the Mining Industry of Witwatersrand South African Republic.

With maps, plans and illustrations. Pocket at the rear contains a large map. Previous owner’s stamp on 2nd fep, half title and title page. Bookplate of A Mc A Harvey on front paste-down. Light foxing to prelims. Splitting to end papers.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Picturesque South Africa. An Album of Photographic Views.

Black and white photographs of South Africa. Extensive reinforcement and repairs with cellotape to most page edges. Masking tape has also been used on some edges. Page 73/74 is heavily repaired. Scattered foxing. Rubbing and stain marks to original cover.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Outlines of Astronomy

Contains Plates I – VI and Plates A – C. Plate A is on thin paper, has a 19cm closed tear with edge-wear. Small bookseller’s stamp on free end paper. Marbled edges and end papers. Long split to front and rear end papers. Foxing to prelims with lightly scattered foxing throughout.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the years 1795, 1976 and 1797. 2 Volumes.

The octavo version of this edition, with the one folding map in Vol 2. as called for with text illustrations and sketch maps. Bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down. Faded address details of H Cartwright scattered in both volumes. Splitting to spine edges, rubbing to hinges. Evidence of insect damage to a small area of the top edge with brown marks to lower edge (Vol 1.) Brown marks to top and fore-edge of Vol 2. Head and tail bands exposed. Still a firm copy.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Abercrombie’s Practical Gardener or Improved System of Modern Horticulture.

A scarce early example of the Cloete Crest is pasted on the front paste-down. Daniel J Cloete (1800-1879) was probably the first to use it. Browning, toning, scattered foxing throughout. Missing tail-band. The author (1726-1806) was a Scottish horticulturist. He found employment in the Kew Royal Gardens and later set up as a market gardener at Hackney. He was asked by Lochyer Davis, a publisher, to write a work on practical gardening. His initial success was followed by a work of practical guides that achieved much popularity – his “Gardeners Pocket Journal” reached a 35th edition.

Price – $88.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa. 2 Volumes.

With a new introduction by A Gordon-Brown. No. 638 of a 1000 numbered copies. Tape residue and foxing on front and rear end papers. Vol 1 contains 10 plates, 1 map, Vol 2 contains 10 plates. Numerous Vignettes in both volumes.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-2400.00)

150 South African Paintings. Past and Present.

Previous owner’s details and bookseller’s label on front fep. A few marks on front paste-down with light foxing on rear paste-down. 8 cm split to lower area of gutter on front paste-downs. Foxing to top-edge. Slightly shaken.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220)

Journal of a Visit to South Africa in 1815 and 1816 with some Account of the Missionary Settlements of the United Brethren, near The Cape of Good Hope.

With a new introduction by Frank R Bradlow.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Von der Capstadt ins Land der Maschukulumbe. Reisen im Sublichen Afrika in den Jahren 1883-1887. 2 Volumes.

Text: German. Patterned end papers. Marbling effect to top, front- and lower page edges. With 205 original woodcut engravings and two maps – one is a facsimile. Vol 1: Rear free end page is loose. Both free end pages have some edge-wear. Front fep is repaired with tissue paper at the gutter. Purple stamp on half-title page. Map is loose. Vol. 2: Rear fep has some edge-wear. Contents clean in both volumes.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-4200.00)

Summertime. Scenes from Provincial Life

Minor scattered foxing within contents. Top and fore-edge lightly foxed.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

The Second Jungle Book

Title and decorations stamped in gilt onto upper board and spine. All edges gilt with the top-edge slightly faded. Browning and foxing to front and rear prelims. Some edge-wear to the boards with a few nicks to the spine edges. Scattered evidence of insect damage. Darkening to the spine.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Eyeless in Gaza.

Previous owners names on front free end page. Boards are lightly stained. Edge-wear. Bumping to spine edges. Light fraying to corners.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Officers and Gentlemen

Very light marks with a faint image of a stamp on front end papers. Blue tint to top edge with light toning to fore and bottom edges.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia. Rhodesiana Reprint Library

Map of part of Matabililand at the rear. Patterned end-papers.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

History of France from the Earliest Times to MDCCCXLVIII

Marbled ends papers with marbling to all edges. Foxing to front and rear prelims. Prize bookplate dated 1860 on the front paste-down. Contents clean and tightly bound. Gilt device of the Liverpool Collegiate Schools embossed on the boards. Patterned gilt edges to the boards.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Parasite

A novelette. Front and rear end papers split at gutter with faded stamp and marks to the front fep. Edge-wear. Cloth boards stained and grubby. 1cm splits to the cloth at spine edges. Light toning to the page edges. Text clean.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Spire.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Ian Fleming introduces Jamaica

Map endpapers of the island. Colour photographs. Very light foxing to fore-edge. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Nineteen Eighty Four. A Novel

Light wear with some rubbing to the dust jacket, with a 2cm closed tear to the top edge. Bookseller’s label to the front paste-down.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

Chelsea Soccer Club Programmes: 1983/84

10 programmes with newspaper clippings and used tickets in a binder.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Studio. 10 Volumes.

Previous owner’s details on front free end page. An almost complete run – 10 volumes: July 1948 to June 1958. Edge-wear especially to spine edges. Browning to end papers. The periodicals in Vol 139 (CXXXIX) are cockled.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

For Form of Prayers for the Feast of New-Year, according to the custom of the German and Polish Jews.

With an English translation, carefully revised. Pattered front free end page is loose. Edge-wear especially to spine edges which are frayed. Rubbing to spine.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The French Revolution. A History.

Published dates: Vol 1 – 1872. Vol 2 & 3 – 1871. Split to the front hinge in vol 3 with webbing exposed. Edge-wear with light fraying to spines edges. Corners bumped. Evidence of insect damage to all volumes. Light foxing to end papers. Some untrimmed pages. Previous owner’s name on fep in Vol 3.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

In Witch Bound Africa: An Account of the Primitive Kaonde Tribe & Their Beliefs

Early anthropological account of the North Rhodesian Naonde people. Bound in black cloth boards with blue decoration. Chips to head and foot of spine. Scattered foxing throughout, especially to to the prelims and rear leaves. Foxing to fore-edge. With 47 b/w illustrations and 3 maps. A fold out map to rear. Map has 5cm closed tear on LH side with a small nick in a fold.r

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Gedenkschriften van Paul Kruger gedikteerd aan H C Bredell en Piet Grobler.

Authorised Dutch publication. Bookplate on front free end page. Portrait of Paul Kruger as frontispiece.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)