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Baines on the Zambezi 1858 – 1859. Brenthurst Series 8.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Illustrated end papers. 72 illustrations and 4 maps

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Cape Views and Costumes: Water-Colours by HC De Meillon in the Brenthurst Collection, Johannesburg

86 plates. Accompanied by pamphlet: De Meillon’s People of Colour by Robert C-H Shell. Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Rust tinted top-edge.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Melton Prior. War Artist in Southern Africa 1895 to 1900.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. 90 plates including frontispiece.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-700.00)

John Blades Currey 1850 to 1900. Fifty Years in the Cape Colony. Brenthurst Second Series 2

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Deep rose tint to top edge.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-600.00)

The Cape of Good Hope 1806 to 1872. Aspects of the Life and Times of British Society in and around Cape Town. Brenthurst Second Series 10.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. 128 illustrations including frontispiece. Green tint to top-edge which has seeped on some of the pages.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

The Defence of Ladysmith and Mafeking. Brenthurst Series 9.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Accounts of two sieges, 1899 to 1900, being the South African War experiences of William Thwaites, Steuart Binny, Alfred Down and Samuel Cawood. Illustrated end papers. Magenta tint to top edge. Includes 63 plates with frontispiece and 5 Maps.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Invasion of Zululand 1879. Anglo-Zulu War experiences of Arthur Harness; John Jervis, 4th Viscount St Vincent; and Sir Henry Bulwer. Brenthurst Press 5.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Illustrated end papers. Dust jacket: Light edge-wear with a two small scratches on rear panel. 31 plates including frontispiece. 6 maps. 2 diagrams.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

A Soldier in South Africa. The Experiences of Eustace Abadie 1899 to 1902. Brenthurst Second Series 6.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Lieutenant Eustace Abadie’s account of the conflict, the country and the people he encountered is frank, critical and perceptive, seen through the eyes of an observant young cavalryman.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Britain at the Cape 1795 to 1803. Brenthurst second series 9.

72 illustrations including frontispiece. Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Blue tint to top edge of pages.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Brenthurst Baines. A Selection of the Works of Thomas Baines in the Oppenheimer Collection. Brenthurst Series 1.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Richly illustrated. 10 oil paintings are reproduced and tipped in. Blue tint to top-edge.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

‘Vanity Fair’ in Southern Africa 1869 to 1914. Brenthurst Second Series 8

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. 87 illustrations including the frontispiece.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Livingstone Letters 1843 to 1872. Brenthurst Second Series 1.

David Livingstone’s correspondence in the Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg. Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. 68 illustrations including frontispiece and 4 maps. Dark brown tint to top-edge.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-850.00)

The Siege of Mafeking. Volumes 1 and 2. The Brenthurst Press Third Series.

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Vol 1. 296 illustrations and Vol 2. 543 illustrations including both frontispieces. Maps on endpapers.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

The Kitchingman Papers. Missionary letters and journals, 1817 to 1848 from the Brenthurst Collection. Brenthurst Series 2

Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Deep rose tinted top-edge. 12 illustrations and 1 map. Dust jacket: Sunning to spine. Light edge-wear mainly to spine edges and corners. Faint markings and two tiny scratches on rear panel.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Zululand at War 1879. The Conduct of the Anglo-Zulu War. Brenthurst Series 10.

Illustrated end papers. 71 illustrations including frontispiece. 4 maps. Dust jacket: some edge-wear especially to the spine edges. with a 5mm closed tear to front panel. Some light browning to the top edge on the verso.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

A Soldier in South Africa. The Experiences of Eustace Abadie 1899 to 1902. Brenthurst Second Series 6.

Leiutenant Eustace Abadie’s account of the conflict, the country and the people he encountered is frank, critical and perceptive, seen through the eyes of an observant young cavalryman.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Robert Jacob Gordon 1743 – 1795. The Man and his Travels at the Cape

A well illustrated and researched biography of this fascinating and talented explorer, artist and military man. Signed by the author

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

J H Pierneef. Pretorian, Transvaler, South African.

Duel English/Afrikaans text. Memorial exhibition catalogue of works from the collection of the Pretoria Art Museum. Light edge-wear. Colour and b/w photographs of the artist’s work.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-280.00)

LXXIV Neujahrsblatt berausgegeben von der Feuerwerker-Geselttschaft in Zurich auf das jahr 1879.

Text in German. LXXIV New Year’s Bulletin issued by the Fireworks Society in Zurich for the year 1879. Article on “Die Schweizer im Dienste der hollandisch-ostindischen Compagnie.” Translation: “The Swiss in the service of the Dutch East India Company.” Thin pale mauve card wraps with foxing and edge-wear. Contents foxed throughout.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Francois Levaillant and the Birds of Africa. Falcons.

Beautiful prints: Pale Chanting Goshawk, African Peregrine Falcon, Laggar Falcon, ?Hen Harrier/Goshawk, Pied Harrier, Gabar Goshawk, Little Sparrowhawk, Rock Kestrel, Black-shouldered Kite and the Black-shouldered Kite (juvenile).

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Francois Levaillant and the Birds of Africa. Buzzards and Sundry Raptors

Beautiful prints: 7x Buzzards: Crested Serpent Eagle, Jackal Buzzard, Long-legged Buzzard, Rough-legged Buzzard, Honey Buzzard, Black-Collared Hawk and the Rufous Crab-Hawk. 6 Raptors: Yellow-billed Kite, African Marsh Harrier, African Goshawk, Secretary Bird, ornate Hawk-eagle and the Pied Harrier.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Francois Levaillant and the Birds of Africa. Night Jars and Owls.

Beautiful prints: 1 x Nightjars – Great Potoo. 8 x Owls – Northern Hawk Owl, Cape Eagle Owl, Black-banded Owl, Spectacled Owl, Crested Owl, Juvenile Spectacled Owl, Snowy Owl and the Eurasian Pygmy Owl. Missing the Spotted Eagle Owl

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Campaigns Against the Bapedi of Sekhukhune 1877 – 1879

A thesis by the author submitted to the Department of History at the University of South Africa. Tide marks and cockling to lower half. Inscription on front paste-down. Some light abrasions to front free end page. Browning to top, fore- and lower page edges.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Experiences de Bapaume. Rapport fait a M. Le Ministre de la Guerre.

Text: French. A report made to the Minister of War by The Joint Commission of Artillery and Engineering Officers, instituted on June 12, 1847, to study on the fortifications of Bapaume, the principles of the execution of the breaches by the cannon and the mine. With 28 plans and plates. Extremely rare – no record of any examples other than modern copies have been found. The fold-out diagrams are meticulously detailed and in very good condition. Faded red tint to top, fore- and lower page edges. Foxing to the text. Rear end paper is glued to the paste-down at the LH corner and is torn. Browning and foxing to some of the pages. Long split to front end papers at the gutter. “No. 164/2” written in black and red ink on top LH corner of front paste-down. Bright gilt device of the Royal Engineers Library on front cover. Rubbing to corners and spine

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Contains 3 Books

3 books and a A-Z caricature card in slipcase. Clean, unread.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)