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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)

Crushed

Photo inlaid on front cover. 60 full page color plates photographed by the author – co-founder of J & L Books and Guggenheim Fellowship winner. Includes list of plates.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-190.00)

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)

Deformer.

“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)

White Man’s Country. Lord Delamere and The Making of Kenya. Vol II. 1914-1931

Includes 3 maps of which 2 are fold-out. 1. East Africa Campaign, 1914-1917, 2. Kenya Colony, 1933, 3. East Africa in 1926. Lord Delamere was undoubtedly the most central figure in the development of Kenya Colony.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 1978. 115th year.

Includes 10 b&w photographs: M J Procter, Ian Botham, Dickie Bird (umpire), R G D Willis amongst others.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 1961. 98th year.

Spine a bit loose. Gilt lettering faded. Corners and spine edges bumped. Small stain to rear end papers. Some light foxing to page edges.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-520.00)

Bicycle Portraits. A Photographic Study.

“The project culminated in three published volumes as a portrait of a nation through its commuter subculture. A study of South African bicycle commuter culture who rely on their bicycles every day. Celebrating the nobles machines ever dreamt up and those who ride them.” Colour photographs and a personal story of individuals who use bicycles as an integral tool in their daily life.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Bicycle Portraits. A Photographic Study.

“The project culminated in three published volumes as a portrait of a nation through its commuter subculture. A study of South African bicycle commuter culture who rely on their bicycles every day. Celebrating the nobles machines ever dreamt up and those who ride them.” Colour photographs and a personal story of individuals who use bicycles as an integral tool in their daily life.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Golden Palms.

Contemporary photographic volume. 5 1/2″ colour wrap-around illustrated band on front cover holds a four-page pamphlet inside front cover. Pamphlet includes Charlotte Cotton’s interview with Panar and index of prints. Color photographs of Los Angeles during Panar’s walking life there. Panar captured peculiar intersections of nature and architecture, like a set of gnarled tree roots clawing the sidewalk and vegetation trimmed into odd shapes. Unpaginated. 56 color images by Panar.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Golden Palms

5 1/2″ colour wrap-around illustrated band on front cover holds a four-page pamphlet inside front cover. Pamphlet includes Charlotte Cotton’s interview with Panar and index of prints. Color photographs of Los Angeles during Panar’s walking life there. Panar captured peculiar intersections of nature and architecture, like a set of gnarled tree roots clawing the sidewalk and vegetation trimmed into odd shapes. Unpaginated. 56 color images by Panar.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Noria Mabasa. TaXi Art Books

Text: English/Dutch/French Noria Mabasa is a Venda artist/sculptor of large wood carvings and figurative ceramic work which were inspired by dreams and visions.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Rachel. Verse van Totius

Text: Afrikaans/Dutch. Forward by President Steyn. 2 b/w illustrations. Library school stamp on front free end page and a ‘withdrawal’ stamp on the verso of front cover. ‘D5’ written in blue pencil.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Rowland Ward’s Sportsman’s Handbook to Collecting and Preserving Trophies & Specimens and containing Methods of Measurement.

B/w illustrations, metric conversion fold-out table to rear. Containing methods of measurement & other valuable information pertaining to trophy hunting & Rowland Ward’s ‘Records of Big Game’.” Chapters include; big game rifles; The British double rifle, by Malcolm Lyell; American weapons, by Jack O’Connor; The placement of shots, shooting and related observations. Notes on the skinning and preparation of big game trophies in the field; Records of Big Game; General instructions for taking and recording measurements; Official measurement form; Measuring materials; Methods of measurement for recording trophies; Illustrative plates of some typical game trophies.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Die Afrikaanse Boek van die begin tot 1959.

Text: Afrikaans. Boeketentoonstelling by die vyftigjarige Herdenkingsfees van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns. Inscribed and signed by the author. In special leather binding. Light foxing to prelims with specks to the fore-edge of some pages. Browning to frontispiece and rear free end pages as well at the top, fore- and bottom edge.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-340.00)

Rachel. Verse van Totius

Text: Afrikaans/Dutch. Forward by President Steyn. 2 b/w illustrations. Library school stamp on front free end page and a ‘withdrawal’ stamp on the verso of front cover. ‘D5’ written in blue pencil.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300)

Rugby in South Africa

Text in English with English/Afrikaans titles to the photographs. Published on behalf of The South African Rugby Board and issued as part of their Jubilee Celebrations. Includes a ticket for the All Blacks vs Springboks in 1986. Part 1 is mainly historical; Part 2 contains articles by prominent rugby men and Part 3 provides details of the Jubilee plans. Numerous b&w action photographs, teams and prominent individuals. Foxing throughout. Browning to edges. Light narrow tidemark on the lower page edges.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Die Afrikaanse Volkskultuur. Inleiding tot die Studie van Volkskunde.

Text: Afrikaans. Stain marks to the prelims with a small stain mark to the last 6 pages. Some minor foxing to prelims. Tape ghosting to the front and rear end papers.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-240.00)