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The Power and the Glory

A remarkably clean copy of the first edition of this work. The smallest amount of wear to the head and foot of the spine and bumping to the fore-edges. Many copies of this first edition were destroyed when a bomb fell on the publishers’ warehouse district around Fleet Street during the Blitz. One of Greene’s scarcest titles. Small stamp ‘colonial edition’ to the rear free end paper.

Price – $500.00 (ZAR-6500.00)

Animal Farm. A Fairy Story.

A very good copy of the April 1951 reprint of the cheap edition of this work. Age toning to the prelims and page edges.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

A Study of George Orwell. The Man and His Works.

A very good, clean copy. Previous bookseller’s label to the front pastedown.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

George Orwell. A Literary Study.

A 2cm closed tear to the head of the jacket and 1.5cm closed tear to lower fold. The jacket is price clipped and there is some age toning to the prelims.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

England Your England

A crisp first edition of this work. Bookseller’s label to the front pastedown. A 1cm piece missing from the jacket to the top edge of the spine. A 5mm closed tear to top-edge of front panel. Pale purple tint to top-edge.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Keep the Aspidistra Flying.

A bright crisp copy. Booksellers label to the front paste-down. Maroon tint to top-edge.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Down and Out in Paris and London.

A crisp and nearly unmarked copy of the reprint of the uniform edition. Bookseller’s label removed from the front paste-down.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Critical Essays.

A very good copy of the reset second impression of this work. Bookseller’s label to the front pastedown. Dust jacket is edge worn with small chips to the head and foot of the spine. Open tear to head and foot of spine. Some creasing and rubbing. Closed tear to lower fold of front flyleaf.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Double-Storeyed Flat-Roofed Buildings of the Rural Cape.

Limited to 400 copies. Inscription to previous owner on half-title page. Cover is dog-eared. Numerous b&w photographs.

Price – $64.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Aardrijkskundig Handboek van Zuid Afrika.

Text: Dutch. Translated from English. Includes a hand-coloured map of the Cape of Good Hope. Repairs to map with clear tape on the verso. One closed tear to a fold.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Water-mills, windmills and horse-mills of South Africa.

De Luxe edition signed by the author limited to 100 copies, this copy is No. 7. Tape residue on illustrated end papers.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Toponymica Hottentotica 1 A-G en B A-Z

Book dealing with Khoekhoe place names. Text in Afrikaans. Naamkundereeks No. 6 en 10.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Brenthurst Archives. Footnotes to History from The Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg.

Volumes 1 and 2 each consisting of 2 parts (4 volumes in total). These are the limited specially bound and numbered 97/150.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-600.00)

De Afgestorvene in Afrika.

Text: Dutch. Part 1- 1 plate. Part 2 – 1 plate. Encounters and comments on a journey through the French Quarter in North Africa and the territory of Tunis. Original card wraps coming loose from spine especially to vol 1. Untrimmed edges and some cockling to text block.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The 1820 Settlers. An Illustrated Commentary.

Tape residue to end papers. Limited edition of 200 copies signed by Guy Butler (see page following index). This is No. 44.

Price – $150 (ZAR-1800.00)

Thomas Baines: An Artist in the Service of Science in Southern Africa.

Paintings from the Collections of the Royal Geographical Society, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Natural History Museum, London. Accompanying the exhibition held at Christie’s.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Die Boer se Roer. Die Groot Geweerboek van Suid-Afrika

Text: Afrikaans. Limited edition of 2000 numbered copies of which this copy is No. 232. Remnants of cellotape on the end papers and front flyleaf.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Transvaal’sche oder Sud-Afrikanische Republik.

Translation: ‘The Transvaal or South African Republic. Described by Friedrich Jeppe in Potchefstroom. Also included R Wangemann’s Travels in South Africa, 1866-1867.’ With an original folding map of the Transvaal. Heavy edge-wear and ageing but still readable. Foxed with a few small stains. Front page loose.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Photograph: W E Jettiman’s Bottle Store. Bedford,

Albumen print on album card. W E Jettiman owned an inn and store on the road to the Kaga Mountains, 15 miles from Bedford, Eastern Cape. He was murdered by two deserters from the Cape Mounted Rifles in 1850. This photograph was probably about 30 years later but the store still bears Jettiman’s name.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)


Text: Afrikaans/English/Cape Dialect. A magazine started by a group of young artists to showcase writers, poets, and playwriters in the neighbourhood. The group was called Writers and Arts Movement (WAM) or Skrywers en Uitvoerende Kunste Beweging (SUB).

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The Matabele Journals of Robert Moffat. 1829-1860. Volume 1.

9 volumes in 13 parts.

Price – $375.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Bladwijzer op de Notulen van den Edel Achtbaren Tweeden Volksraad van het Jaar 1891.

Text: Dutch/Afrikaans. The minutes of the sitting of the Second Volksraad. Convened by Kruger in 1891. 2cm closed tear on the lower page edge next to gutter. Insect damage to front and rear fep and the side of front paste-down.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Tinus de Jongh. His life and works.

A much overdue look at this revered South African artist. Illustrated with numerous colour plates and an informed text

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-400.00)

A Traditional Way of Life. The Story of the Kalk Bay Fishermen.

Signed by George Stibbe and Iain Moss. Numerous b&w photographs and illustrations.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Paterson’s Cape Travels 1777 to 1779. Brenthurst Series 6.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Illustrated end papers. Green tinted top edge with two 1cm stains which have seeped slightly into the page. 63 plates including frontispiece. 8 maps. Dust jacket: Sunning to spine. Edge-wear with some rubbing especially to the folds, a few scratches to the rear panel as well a a 5mm closed tear.Top edge is mildly browned. Minor cockling on the verso at the spine area.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1200.00)