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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)

Zwarte Menschen – Witte Bergen

Text: Dutch. Translation: Black people – white mountains. The story of the journey to the snowy mountains of New Guinea. Scattered foxing. Small stain on title page. Bright gilt lettering on front board but faded on spine with some discolourations. Numerous b&w photographs, some protected by flimsies.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Geology of the Barberton Gold Mining District. Geological Survey Memoir No. 9

From the Gencor library of exploration and geology department (pink stamp on front fep). Issued by the Department of Mines and Industries and includes adjoining portions of Northern Swaziland. A separate large folding map in protective sleeve accompanies the book. Edge-wear and a couple of closed tears to sleeve. Numerous b&w photographs and illustrations and 2 fold-out maps.

Price – $146.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

The Dionne Quintuplets Growing Up.

Exclusive pictures of the quintuplets by NEA Service, Ontario. 5 baby daughters born in May 1934.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-150.00)

An Eye-Witness in Manchuria

A record of personal experience gained during nine months spent with the Russian Army in Manchuria.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Hobson – Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive.

This important dictionary has historical value, shedding light on anglo-indian words and indian phrases used during the British rule of India. Interestingly, a Hobson – Jobson refers to a festival or celebration, the phrase being a corruption of “Ya Hasan, Ya Hosain” chanted by muslims during the procession of the muharram.

Condition: Very good, sunning and wear to head and foot of spine.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Chart outline of the Quelimane District Charter. Prepared by the Governor of the District, Filipe Carlos Dias de Carvalho, Lieutanant Captain of the Navy

Fold-out map with a few small stains on the cloth. Marks and creasing to the front cover. Some light foxing to the the map.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Misses Dobie

Sheet music album of polkas, quadrilles. waltzes, etc. 13 coloured lithographs and others. A few ink stains on rear feps as well as a small label taped down. Fading to the cloth. Creasing to free end paper.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

The Army of the Republic of China.

The establishment of the Whampoa Military Academy by Chiang Kai-shek. Parallel text in Chinese and English. Numerous colour photographs.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-600.00)

The Magazine of Art. Vol VII

Profusely illustrated.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-350.00)

De Zuid-Afrikaansche Oorlog. Historisch Gedenkboek

Language: Dutch. Translated: The South African War. Historical Memorial Book. Dedication Page (English translation): To the State President of the South African Republic, the noble Lord S J P Kruger, the tireless fighter for freedom and justice, this work is respectfully dedicated by writer and publisher. Photogravure portrait of Paul Kruger with embossed at frontispiece. Includes a fold-out map of the Republic, the Orange Free State, Natal and the Cape Colony. Profusely illustrated with photos, engravings, drawings and maps. Covers show signs of use with some scratches. Pages and edges slightly discoloured. No published date. c.1900.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1400.00)