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China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture and social habits of that ancient empire.

Bookmender’s delight. 2 Vols. Vol 1 – 96 pages and Vol 2 – 72 pages. Ornamental gilding on boards. Finely engraved plates with cityscapes, landscapes, costumes, everyday life, etc. Circa 1843. Gift inscription on fep.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

From Moscow to the Cape. The Story of the Wienands of Waldeck.

This edition is limited to 1000 copies of which this is No. 218. Based on the life of Ernst Daniel Wienand who eventually settled in the Cape in 1818

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena.

Bestseller and winner of three literary prizes. Previous owner’s name on fep.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

People of the Veil.

Being an account of the habits, organisation and history of the wandering Tuareg Tribes which inhabit the Mountains of Air or Asben in the Central Sahara. Includes fold out map in very good condition and black and white photographs.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Little Karoo.

Ten beautiful and emotional tales of people from the Karoo.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Lord Charles Somerset – Plantagenet in South Africa.

A biography of Lord Charles Somerset, Governor and Commander-in-Chief at the Cape of Good Hope.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Lady Herschel. Letters from the Cape 1834-1838

New Series No. 3. Lady Herschel accompanied her husband, Sir John Hershel to the Cape of Good Hope in 1834. Her letters together with their household accounts whilst at the Cape provide a wealth of information about life during their stay.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Thus Came the English.

An absorbing account of the English 1820 settlers adventures and their contribution to the nation.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-160.00)

The History of Old Durban, and Reminiscences of an Emigrant of 1850.

Originally published in 1899. This edition reproduced from the original by a photographic process. Early history of Old Durban from the discovery of the site (1st clearing) to the siege and capture of Port Natal up to 1860.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Cricket Notes and Scores for 1900 (final) and 1901.

A personal collection of cricket scores, photographs, cartoons, and notes bound in a 1/4 leather volume. Includes a copy of an engraving of the “Great Female Cricket Match” at Newington Green, 2 October 1811. A copy of a photograph of the world’s record first-class score of 918 runs in January 1901 at Sydney. Owner of album: Allan W G Campbell.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Paradise and the Peri.

Bookbinders delight. Contents are disbound as is often the case with this item. 54 richly illustrated/illuminated by Owen Jones and Henry Warren on chromolithographic plates (includes titles page). Brown embossed cloth with decorative tooling in gilt. Edge-wear and foxing. Fraying to spine and corners of boards. Some abrasions. Circa 1860.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1300.00)

East African Railways and Harbours Report on an Engineering Survey of a rail link between the East African and Rhodesian Railway Systems.

Complete with 14 maps (colour) in good condition. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Lourenço Marques. Photographic and descriptive albums of Portuguese East Africa. Vol 1.

Panoramic views of the town. Fold out black/white photographs are fragile. Page 10 has closed tear and creasing to fold with a loose panel. Page 11 has long closed tear to fold and edge-wear.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1000.00)

Rock-Paintings in Africa.

The South African Archaeological Society’s bulletin containing reproductions of all past cover designs.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Simon’s Town Historical Society Bulletin.

Assorted volumes: Vol 1: 1-4 (1961-1962; Vol 2: 1 and 3 (1963-1964); Vol 3: 1 (1965).

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Cape Wine Homesteads.

Paintings of 47 wine farms and estates by Ted Hoefsloot, showing the delightful variety of Cape Dutch architectural styles.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Father of Kindness & Father of Horses. (Ramosa le Ralipere). A History of Frasers Limited.

The early days of the original trading store in Basutoland were founded by Donald Fraser and his younger brother, Douglas Henry Fraser. Front and rear paste-downs have a map of trading stations of Frasers Limited. Contents clean and firmly bound.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Photograph: Rondebosch Boys High School: Under 19 Rugby Team (1921).

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the life of the Church of England.

An antiquarian bible with original calf binding displaying a deep rich patina.
Fixed-in page inscription “John D and his Book. 1662” on front paste-down. Name of Jane Hayford written on title page. Fixed in page description on rear pastedown of notes of birth and baptism with names of witnesses. Details of the birth of George Fane on rear fep. Spine split but binding secure. Age-toned with scattered foxing and marks. Stored in purpose made solander box.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

A Tourist Map of Rhodesia.

Scale: 22 kilometres to 10 millimetres. Minor edge-wear.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Camera Obscura. Premiers Portraits au Dageurreotype. 1841-1851

Text: French. Translated: First Daguerreotype Portraits 1841-1851. 30 portraits in fine sequence of vignettes reproducing the exhibited works.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Through Masai Land: A Journey of Exploration among the Snowclad Volanic Mountains and Strange Tribes of Eastern Equatorial Africa.

Being the narrative of the Royal Geographical Society’s expedition to Mount Kenia and Lake Victoria Nyanza, 1883-1884. Complete with 2 maps and all plates. Text and illustrations clear. Maps have some light foxing and a few closed tears. Previous owners names on prelims.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Esboco Da Carta do Distrito de Quelimane. Eleborado pelo Governador do Distrito.

Language: Portuguese. Translated: Sketch map of Quelimane District. Prepared by the District Governor, Captain Lieutenant of the Navy. Quelimane is a seaport of Mocambique.

Price – $90 (ZAR-950.00)

Sport and War or Recollections of Fighting and Hunting in South Africa from the Years 1834 to 1867 with a narrative of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Visit to the Cape.

Missing 2 plates: “Captured cattle crossing the Kie River” and “The Boomah Pass”.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Black & White Budget.

Weekly supplement bound in two volumes. Signature of previous owner on ffep as well as tipped in label. Vol I-II Transvaal Special: No. 1-8 undated; from No. 9-25 dated 9 December 1899 till 31 March 1900. Vol III No. 26-44 dated 7 April 1900 to 11 August 1900. Circa 1900.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)