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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)

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)

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)

A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook.

Includes an account of his life during the previous and intervening periods. 12 illustrations reproduced by exact facsimile from drawings made during the voyages. Gilt decoration to spine and edges. Gilt device on front board border. Marbelled end papers and page edges. Tide mark to lower edge of rear board and prelims. Prize-giving label dated 1883 pasted on second free end page.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Fishing. Pike and Other Course Fish. From The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes.

With contributions from other authors. Numerous illustrations. Scattered foxing throughout but heavy foxing to prelims, and between pages 173-177 with scattered stains throughout mainly on the lower page edge. Tearing to the end papers at the gutter causing rear board to feel loos. Previous owners details on half title page and the verso of the frontispiece. No. 240 in a circle on front paste-down and free end page. Spine has some repairs with the headband missing from top edge. Splitting to the cloth on either side of spine. Heavy edge-wear and fraying especially to corners.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Sphere. An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home. Volume X No. 128. July 5, 1902

School library stamp on front paste-down and on a few pages throughout. Foxed throughout. 3 small closed tears on prelims with 3 small holes on first page. Splitting to the top area at the gutter between 2nd and title page. Neat repairs to lower edge of Pg 19. 3cm closed tear and creasing to top edge of Pg 107. Corners and spine edges bumped and frayed.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

The Material Culture of the Cape Nguni. Part 2: Technology

Inscribed by author. From the Annals of the South African Museum. Vol 58, August 1974, Part 2. With 16 plates and 1 text-figure. Foxing to the last page. Some marks on the covers. Abrasions on spine and rear cover. Title written in pencil on spine. Creasing across upper RH corner. Corners dog-eared.

Price – $53.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Material Culture of the Cape Nguni. Part 4: Personal and General

From the Annals of the South African Museum. Vol 58, August 1988, Part 4. Some German and Dutch text. With 57 plates and 5 text-figures. Covers are grubby with abrasions to the edges, discolouration, foxing and creasing to the spine. Stain spots on fore- and lower edge. Creasing to lower corner of the last 10 pages and the rear cover.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Material Culture of the Cape Nguni. Part 3: Subsistence

From the Annals of the South African Museum. Vol 58, August 1981, Part 3. With 34 plates and 3 text-figures. Covers have some marks with foxing. Some abrasions on spine and front cover.

Price – $53.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Flower Paintings of Katharine Saunders.

Amply illustrated with full colour plates. Botanical and Biographical Notes and Explanations by Emeritus Prof. A Bayer. Some areas of the top and lower edge of the dust jacket are reinforced by tape. Some creasing. A number of closed tears and nicks and light discolouration to spine. A 4 cm tear with some loss to the top edge of spine. Small mark to upper LH corner of rear panel.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Democratic Forest. Selected Works.

This volume is published on the occasion of the exhibition “William Eggleston: Selected Works from The Democratic Forest.”

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-600.00)

2 1/4.

William Eggleston would occasionally use a two and one quarter inch format for photographs. These are collected and published here for the first time.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-600.00)


“The shaping and mishaping effects of growing up a specimen in the suburban domestic incubator (and the subsequent paradigm shift upon exit).” Numerous photo-illustrations. Readers are offered an intensely close and personal look at an artist’s coming of age. Some edge-wear to boards mainly to spine and corners.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)