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Charter Royal

Research into, and debunking of the myths of early Rhodesian history, with particular reference to the BSA Company and Cecil Rhodes. 185pp.


Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

The Life and Times of Sir Richard Southey K.C.M.G. etc. Formerly Colonial Secretary of the Cape Colony, and Lieut.-Governor of Griqualand West.

With Two Photogravures and Appendix.



Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Maggie Laubser

Forms part of the “SA Art Library” series, published under the auspices of the South African National Gallery.Previous owner’s name inked to the ffep.




Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Eastern Seas : Being a Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. “Dwarf” in China, Japan, and Formosa. With a Description of the Coast of Russian Tartary and Eastern Siberia, from the Corea to the River Amur.

“With Map and Illustrations”. Book prize presented to Percy J L Smith for proficiency in Conduct and Application (See certificate pasted to the front paste down), 1884, by the Worcester Training College, now called the Thames Nautical Training College. Hinges have been restored with matching material. Text is slightly age toned. First and last few pages present with mild damp staining. Binding shows general wear.






Price – $1200.00 (ZAR-12000.00)

The Farmer at War

A record of the farmer’s fight with terror in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe.





Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Farmer at War

A record of the farmer’s fight with terror in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe.





Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

St Bartholomew’s Eve

“A tale of the Huguenot Wars … with twelve illustrations and a map of France” 384pp
Blackie and Son published edifying historical tales for young people.




Price – $28.00 (ZAR-290.00)

A Record – Plumtree School 1902 – 1945

A history of Plumtree School, Southern Rhodesia.




Price – $23.00 (ZAR-230.00)

Australian Cricket – A history

615pp. The story of cricket in Australia from the first recorded matches to the season of ’57/58.




Price – $48.00 (ZAR-480.00)

Melanesian Design – A Study of style in wood and tortiseshell carving

Two volumes, with illustrations and plates. all black and white.About 170pp each.




Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Potters of Southern Africa

This book covers the work and backgrounds of 15 artists and craftsmen as well as 3 arts and crafts centres with more than 300 photographs in colour and black and white.





Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Runner & Mailcoach

Postal History and Stamps of Southern Africa. 280pp.




Price – $70.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Contemporary Ceramics in South Africa

In a slip cover.208pp, illustrated in colour. Handwritten note on ffep.






Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Hoerikwaggo : Images of Table Mountain

A publication to mark the exhibition at the South African National Gallery.





Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Hugo Naude

Forms part of the SA Art Library series.



Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Indian Painting under the Mughals A.D. 1550 to A.D. 1750

204pp, illustrated with black and white plates.




Price – $24.00 (ZAR-220.00)

African Incidents : Personal Experiences in Egypt and Unyoro.

‘With Portrait, Maps and Illustrations’. Pencil notes and previous owner’s name written in ink to ffep. Tape repairs to front hinge. Tape repairs to large closed tear to the title page. Pages are untrimmed. Boards show general wear.




Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

Old French Nursery Songs

Previous owner’s name in ink and library stamp to the front ffep. No published date.



Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Poetical Work of Thomas Moore, Complete in Three Volumes

Three Volume set in the ‘Collection of Ancient and Modern British Authors’-series (Vols CCCVII – CCCIX in the series). Text clean and clear with only slight age toning to the edges.


Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The History and Social Significance of Motion Pictures in South Africa 1895-1940

Traces the history of peep-shows to ‘talkies’. Originally published as a PhD thesis at the University of Cape Town in 1946. Printed in a limited edition of 1000 copies.





Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1250.00)

The Victorian Art World in Photographs

Compiled from the author’s extensive collection of Victoriana, built up over 25 years.





Price – $18.00 (ZAR-170.00)

De Nederlandse Tegel

The Dutch edition of the original “Delftware tiles”. Focuses on Dutch tin-glazed tiles, from the 1700s onwards. Also includes information on reproductions produced in Europe and America. Previous owner’s name inked on front paste down and verso of ffep.




Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Viva l’Italia!

A catalogue of photographs with text, tracing the history of a group of Waldesians from Piedmont, Italy and how they settled in Cape Town in 1689. Previous owner’s name inked to the inside of front cover. Published date is unknown.




Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

The Art of Innocents

Drawings of tsunami as seen through the eyes of Sri Lankan children. Foreword by the singer Kamahl, who was born in Kuala Lumpur. Ink inscription to the ffep.



Price – $17.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Balla the Futurist

With colour plates and black and white illustrations


Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)