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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)

Pioneers and Sportsmen of South Africa 1760-1890

The author strives to put forward some lessor-known facts and points of view concerning the intrepid and all-too-little known men who opened the sub-continent to the Europeans. 13 b&w photographs. Ex Libris bookplate of previous owner as well as a 7cm closed tear on front free end page. Foxed throughout with some heavy foxing at intervals. Browning to end papers with a 7cm closed tear on the front free end page. Boards have a few marks and discolorations.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Das Kunstblatt. September 1923 Heft 9

Card bound art magazine. Covers loose. Spine has split below the bottom staple, chip out of top front spine edge. corners dog-eared. Some foxing Text in German. Irma Stern is mentioned on page 284.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Uncommon Places. The Complete Works

Large-format photographic color work on the American vernacular landscape from a series of road trips which the author undertook. Biographical notes. Color photography throughout. Minor handling marks to the lower page edges.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Miss Beautiful. South Africa in Pageants

A celebration of pageantry, beauty and aspiration in South Africa.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Das Kunstblatt. Maerz 1924. Heft 3.

Art magazine bound in soft card, black and white photographs. Covers loose. Two middle pages have pulled loose from the staples, spine is chipped and front cover torn in two places. Some foxing

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Comdt. Holden Bowker. An 1820 Settler book including unpublished records of the Frontier Wars.

Holden Bowker arrived in Algoa Bay in 1820 on the Weymouth. “This is the story of his extraordinarily interesting life – first hand accounts of troubled times on the frontiers – enterprising, adventurous and fearless. Recounted with the aid of several rare old Africana documents, two of which have never before been published.”

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Death in Venice

1st English edition. Inscription on front paste-down. Light scattered foxing with heavier foxing to the prelims and top, fore- and lower page edges. Sunning to spine with discolouration and two small stains to green linen covered boards.

Price – $44.00 (ZAR-500.00)

On the Heights

Translated from the Italian by Lovett F Edwards. Previous owner’s name on front free end page as well as small bookseller’s label on paste-down. Only the front cover and title of spine of dust jacket has been retained. Book is covered with self-adhesive plastic covering.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Flower Paintings of Katharine Saunders.

With botanical and biographical notes and explanations by Emeritus Prof A Bayer. 106 colour plates.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Tales from the Old Karoo

“A collection of delightful stories – personal reminiscences, yarns, stories about real ghosts and imaginary people and many more – stories so strange they can only be true.”

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Jungle Ways

Photographs by the author. Bookplate of previous owner pasted on front free end page. 32 b&w photographs of villagers, dancers, and witch-doctors. Light discolouration on page edges. Edge-wear especially to corners, fraying to spine edges with rubbing to tinted pages on the top and bottom edges.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)