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Jameson’s Heroic Charge. A True Story. A Complete Vindication of the Reform Movement.

This booklet was published a month after Dr Jameson’s infamous raid into the Transvaal Republic. A rare example of early Johannesburg printing. Lists included at the rear are: a government official list of the killed and wounded in Jameson’s column; also the names of the Reform Committee; a Relief Fund list of donors and the amounts subscribed; a list of “The Charter Prisoners,” and the official list of the Boers killed and wounded.’ Adverts at the rear of the booklet.

Price – $44.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Synopsis of the Edible Fishes at the Cape of Good Hope.

‘The author’s chief guide for this ichthyological essay was through personal observation, the accounts of the local fisherman and nature herself.’ At the time of publication there had been little attention paid to this part of natural history of the fishes that inhabited our bays, namely Table Bay, False Bay and the coast of Hottentot’s Holland Mountains. Price – $135.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Album: Souvenir of Cape Town.

Souvenir booklet of colour lithographic photographs circa 1915, depicting scenes of the old promenade pier, architecture in Adderley and Strand streets, South African library, Railway Station, scenic coastal road and others. Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

In Darkest Africa or the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.

With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations. New end-papers. Spine and front cover have been replaced. Lacks map on Page 309. Ink stamps on three pages: verso of frontispiece, title page and Author and Publishers notes. Price – $65 (ZAR-500.00)

J G Gubbins – Sketch Book.

Personal sketch book of John Gasperd Gubbins 1877 – 1935. Ottoshoop, Naauwpoort. Possibly more than one artist. Ref: Gubbins Collection – Wits University).

Price – $72.00 (ZAR-800.00)

How to make Crepe Paper Flowers.

Complete with original unused fold-out pattern sheet and swatch board with samples of duplex crepe. Step-by-step illustrated instructions. 26 different flowers to make, eg. Apple Blossom, Pond Lily, Red Poppy, Sweet Pea, Wisteria and more. Previous owner’s details lightly written in pencil on 1st page.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

How to make Crepe Paper Flowers.

Complete with original fold-out pattern sheet (has small specks of foxing) and swatch board with samples of duplex crepe. Step-by-step illustrated instructions. 26 different flowers to make, eg. Apple Blossom, Pond Lily, Red Poppy, Sweet Pea, Wisteria and more. Previous owner’s details lightly written in pencil on 1st page. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Album: Sydney Views

An illustrated photographic view book of Sydney. Fold-out panorama of Sydney Harbour from North Shore. Scenes of Circular Quay, Farm Cove, architecture, The Spit, Coogee Bay, etc. Gilding worn away.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

…and the Gatepost.

Slim book. Collection of Fougasse’s cartoons, some of which became part of the WWII ‘Careless Talk Costs Lives’ campaign.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Een Eeuw van Onrecht.

Text: Dutch/Afrikaans. With introduction by Dr H J Kiewiet de Jonge. Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

How to Decorate Halls, Bazaars and Cars.

An old-fashioned, fun and rather useful booklet with decorating ideas using crepe paper. Numerous b/w illustrations. Previous owner’s details on first page. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Lovedale South Africa.

Lovedale Seminary in the Eastern Provine of South Africa was founded by Presbyterians of Scotland and opened in July 1841 to create a place of learning in which teachers and others could be trained for work in the schools and other departments of the mission and which would also form a centre where children of the missionaries and settlers could obtain their education. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

The International Review of Missions. The Forced Labour Convention of 1930. Vol. XIX. No. 76. October 1930.



Price – $17.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Journal of a Deputation sent to the East by the Committee of the Malta Protestant College in 1849.

2 volumes. Contains an account of the present state of the oriental nations, including their religion, learning, education, customs and occupations. Bookplate of previous owner, Rev. Burke on front paste-down as well as second name and date. Rev Burke’s name repeated on half-title page. Tide marks to a few of the pages. Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

A Practical Manual of Heraldry and of Heraldic Illumination with a Glossary of the Principal Terms used in Heraldry.

Inscription on ffep. Coloured frontispiece with 16 lithographic plates, 8 printed in colour. Rowney catalogue of artist’s materials at the rear. Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Mariannhill. A Study in Bantu Life and Missionary Effort.

Previous owner’s details on ffep. Handwritten names on rear fep. Contents clean and tightly bound. Price – $29.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Lions in Gorongoza. Watercolour by David Morrison Reid Henry.

David Morrison Reid Henry (14 September 1919 – 1977; sometimes written Reid-Henry)), of British origin, was an illustrator of birds. He signed his pictures DM Henry or D.M.H.. Played cricket for South Woodford cc 1970. He was the son of entomologist and ornithologist George Morrison Reid Henry and Olive Hobday and had an elder brother, Bruce Charles Reid Henry.
He died in Zimbabwe in 1977.
Watercolour on paper laid down on card. Price – $350.00 (ZAR-4500.00)

The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism.

Previous owner’s details on ffep. Gilding to top edge. Lower page edges untrimmed. Some discolouration to lower spine area with small light stain to rear board. Pages firmly bound. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-130.00)

Carte de l’Afrique Meridionale ou Pays entre la Ligne & le Cap de Bonne Esperance, et l’Isle de Madagascar

A fine folio map of Africa south of the Equator including all of Madagascar, with two interesting insets of the Cape of Good Hope. At left is a plan of Table Bay with an elevation of Table Mountain, and at right is a large plan of the Cape Colony with extensive detail and fairly accurate topographical information including the names of early landowners. The main part of the map includes the various native kingdoms of the interior and what was known then of the coastline, much of which is fictitious. The cartography is based on Visscher’s map of 1710. Contemporary hand colouring, some oxidation and cockling to the paper. Price – $500.00 (ZAR-6500.00)

Paul Kruger en de Opkomst der Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek.

Text: Dutch/Afrikaans. A school library stamp is found on the prelims and on various pages throughout. Price – $65.00 (ZAR-700.00)

An Easy Zulu Vocabulary and Phrase Book with Grammatical Notes.

A useful booklet for anyone wanting to acquire a working knowledge of the language in everyday occurence. Price – $12.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Gentleman’s Walk – The Romantic Story of Cape Town’s Oldest Streets, Lanes and Squares.

‘Historical facts are interwoven with delightful glimpses in the past’. With numerous black and white illustrations and 11 colour plates. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Minor foxing to endpapers and page edges. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-270.00)

Louis Michel Thibualt. 1750 – 1815. His Official Life at the Cape Of Good Hope.

A comprehensive portrait of a gifted and dedicated 18th century Cape official. Composed of Thibault’s letters and reports written to private clients and official of the Dutch East India Company, the Batavian and British governments and of their replies. Price – $220.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Architectural Beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott.

Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century. Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Architectural Beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott.

Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century. Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)