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A View from the Ridge. Johannesburg Retrospect.

Signed by the author with inscription. Previous owner’s name on title page. From the ‘South African Yesterdays – Number 6″ series. Price – $11.00 (ZAR-130.00)

The End of the Game.

The author’s startling photographs and illustrations form a record of the last days of the big game hunters. B/w photographs & illustrations throughout as well as a bibliography. Price – $72.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Concerning the Spiritual in Art and Painting in Particular 1912.

Part of “The documents of modern art: Vol 5” series. Text: English. Poems at the rear of the book are in German/English. Ink stamp of Cape Town Training College on ffep and booksellers label on paste-down. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

‘Memories of Mankind”. Finch & Co.

Autumn 2007, Catalogue No. 11. Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

The White Rhino Saga.

Foreward by Alan Paton. An exciting and moving story of a dedicated and brave preservationist who is devoted to the land and to a most remarkable animal, the rhino. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

High Tide.

A collection of articles by South African scientist and author – also known as the Coelacanth man – bringing to light many secrets and little-known marine life off the shores of Southern Africa. B/w photographs and illustrations. Price – $21.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Mountain Bushmen of Basutoland.

Illustrated paste-downs and feps. Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Don Whillans. Portrait of a Mountaineer.

“Don Whillans was in the vanguard of a tough new breed of climbers who emerged in the early 1950s.” From his diaries, the author has reconstructed his famous climbs, capturing the flavour of climbing and climbers. Inscription on ffep dated ‘….Xmas 1971.” Price – $65.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Charles Piazzi Smyth.

Signed by the author on 27 Aug. 1987. Charles Smyth arrived at the cape in 1935 to take up his position as First Assistant at the Royal Observatory. This book is an account of his astronomical duties, travels to the mountains and regions of the western cape, and includes some of his sketches.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Spectator. Vol 7.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-130.00)

The Spectator. Vol 3.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-130.00)

The Spectator. Vol. 1

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The Spectator. Vol 2.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-130.00)

A Description of England and Wales Containing a Particular Account of Each County.

10 Volumes. Vol 1, 2nd edition – published 1775. Vol 2 – 10, all 1st editions – published 1769. Complete. Embellished with 240 copper plate cuts of palaces, castles, ruins of Roman and Saxon buildings and of abbeys, monasteries and other religious houses. Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

Photographic Exhibition – 1957. Paarl “300” 1657-1957.

Thin catalogue of exhibition photographs sponsored by Paarl Publicity Association. Text: English/Afrikaans. Centre fold page loose. Postage stamp with ‘National Philatelic Exhibition’ stamped over it. Price – $6.00 (ZAR-50.00)

Photographic Exhibition – 1957. Paarl “300” 1657-1957.

Thin catalogue of exhibition photographs sponsored by Paarl Publicity Association. Text: English/Afrikaans. Postage stamp with ‘National Philatelic Exhibition’ stamped over it. Price – $6.00 (ZAR-50.00)

Het Bouwen van Landhuizen.

Text: Dutch. Country houses designed by Jan Rebel [1885-1961], richly illustrated and described with photographs and plans. Bookplate of previous owner on ffep with small bookseller’s label on front paste-down. Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Nouveau Paris – Monumental. Avec le parcours du Metropolitain.

10 printed pages of text in French, English, German and Spanish. A guide to Parisian monuments, galleries, and churches. Includes large double-sided colour pull out map of Paris with vignettes of buildings and structures.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Photography in South Africa. Fact Paper No. 55, April 1958.

Thin booklet supplement to the Digest of South African Affairs. Comprehensive survey of photography in South Africa. The author, Dr Bensusan has been an enthusiastic amateur photographer for close on 30 years. Founder of the Photographic Society of Southern Africa and the first President. Amongst the 7 black and white photographes it includes the famous picture by Arthur Elliott titled “The Sandpipers”. Price – $6.00 (ZAR-70.00)

Hilda’s “Where Is It?” of Recipes.

A well known recipe and housekeeping book. Previous owner’s details on half-title page.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Dingaansdag. Soewenier Program 1838 – 1938. Honderd Jarige Herdenking.

Text: Afrikaans. Festival held at Rosebank’s exhibition grounds by the “Dingaansfeeskomitee Paarl Vrouelandbouvereniging.”

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Impressies 1945. Geteisterd Nederland.

Text in Dutch. Titles to images in Dutch, English, French and Spanish. Haunting black and white photographs of war-torn Holland.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-320.00)


“A collection of images by the celebrated photographer, Rankin. Rankin’s belief that beauty comes in different sizes, it changes and can remain through all ages. The portraits of the women reflect their feelings and fantasies with style and humor.”

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Young Nudes. Study from Japan.

“Nakamura’s artistry, skill, taste and imagination mark him as one of the top artists in nude photography. The photographs appearing in this collection are selected from Nakamura’s Japanese edition of “Young Nudes” and “Dessin of Nudes”. Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1700.00)

Album. Furka u. Grimselpass

Text: German. Furka and Grimsel Pass are high mountain passes in the Swiss Alps located in one of the snowiest regions in Switzerland. It’s one of the world’s most iconic, exhilarating and exciting drives. Black and white photographs. Circa: 1900s. Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)