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Great River. The Story of the Orange River. (Signed by the author)

The author covers the story of the Orange River from the prehistoric peoples, namely Bushmen, Hottentots, to the explorers, eg Gordon, Le Vaillant, Burchell and others. 27 colour plates, 18 black and white plates, 11 images of figures and 4 maps. Erratum tipped in on front pastedown.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Album: Wellington. The Empire City. Illustrated 42 views.

Black and white photographs featuring scenes of architecture, harbour and ships, nature and social activities.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Album: Wonderland of the Hot Lakes District, New Zealand. 42 views.

Black and white photographs of the area with scenes of nature, architecture, social activities and people.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Album: Picturesque Ashburton “County Town”.

Situated on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Black and white photographs of architecture, social activities and public spaces.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Historical Map of Scotland.

A brightly coloured and decorative children’s map, well illustrated with characters of legendary fame and topical nursery rhymes.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Haggadah.

Text in Hebrew and English. Numerous beautiful coloured illustrations. Slight fading to a few of the gilt lettering on spine. Embossed gold Elijah cup on front and back. Name of previous owner on rear fep.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Johannesburg Past and Present 1886-1922.

A record of the beginning and growth of the city of Johannesburg captured in photographs. Card-wraps with edge-wear. Repairs have been made to original wraps to stabilize them. Dog-eared. Spots of foxing to some pages. No published date.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

South Africa and the Boer-British War. Comprising a History of South Africa and its People, including the War of 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1902.

2 volumes in 1. “Life of Cecil John Rhodes” by Murat Halstead issued as a supplement. Circa 1900.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Hoppers at Home.

Childrens picture/colouring book. Page 13/14 and 33/34 missing. This copy has been well used.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Ost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862 im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text: German. Translated: The German Expedition in East Africa 1861 and 1862 in East-Egyptian Sudan and the North-Western Borderlands. Disclosures from Justus Perthes’ Geographical Institute on Important New Explorations in the Fields of Geography by Dr A Petermann, along with a general report by Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan, Supplement booklet No. 13. Missing Map 4.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Ost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862 im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text: German. Translated: The German Expedition in East Africa 1861 and 1862 in East-Egyptian Sudan and the North-Western Borderlands. Disclosures from Justus Perthes’ Geographical Institute on Important New Explorations in the Fields of Geography by Dr A Petermann, along with a general report by Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan, Supplement booklet No. 13. Includes 5 maps. 1st map has light foxing.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

With Sword and Statute. (On the Cape of Good Hope Frontier)

Republished with additions and further photos. Missing the plate “Mistaken for a Boer” at pg327 and “Palmietfontein Politicians” at pg432. Previous owner’s details on verso of frontispiece. New end papers. Spine has been rebacked. Varied foxing throughout. Pink blemish to top area of prelims.

Price – $420.00 (ZAR-6000.00)

The Transvaal and its Mines. (The Encyclopedic History of the Transvaal).

Richly illustrated. Inscription on title page with a small card tipped in. Scattered foxing throughout. Some creasing to fold-out illustrations.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

Tourist Map of Southern Rhodesia.

Contains useful information for travellers in Southern Rhodesia, vintage advertising and a few scenic black and white photographs on the verso.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Veld Plants of Southern Africa.

Beautifully illustrated volume. Illustrated by M C vd R Ginn and Jane Kelly. Errata – Plate 12 note tipped in on verso of title page. Small blue bookseller’s label on front flap of dustjacket. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

On Secret Patrol in High Asia.

Introduction by Major-General Sir George Younghusband. Includes illustrations and 2 maps. Missing the sketch map showing routes of Captain Blacker’s detachment 1918-20. Light foxing throughout.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Story of Maps.

A celebration of cartography from Strabo to World War II. Includes 85 illustrations of early maps, prints and portraits. This Dover edition is an unabridged and unaltered re-publication of the work originally published in 1949.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Regency Cape Town.

Numbered 1031 of a limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the author. Daily life in the early 1830s illustrated with the hitherto unpublished Johannesburg Album of sketches by Sir Charles D’Oyly, together with his other Cape Town drawings and those of Frederick Knyvett. Personal inscription on front pastedown.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Modern Masters of Etching. Frank Brangwyn. Part One.

Introduction by Malcolm C Salaman. Scattered foxing. 12 Tipped in etchings protected by flimsies. No spine – Front cover loose.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Modern Masters of Etching. James McNeill Whistler. No. 13.

Introduction by Malcolm C Salaman. 12 tipped in plates, each protected by a flimsy.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-190.00)

Trap vir trap. Handleiding vir Beginners in Klavierlesse.

Musiek Boek vir Kinders. Text in Afrikaans. Some pencil markings. Round stamp on front cover with a small stain on rear cover.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The Englishman’s Guide to the Speedy and Easy Acquirement of Cape Dutch (grammar, useful information, conversation) for the Use of Travellers, Settlers, and Military Men.

Previous owner’s name of front paste-down.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Familia Roome in Suid-Afrika.

“The first ancestor of the Roome family in South Africa was born in King’s Lynn, England. Besides being a prominent and wealthy man, he was a ship’s captain and participated in the trade between the West and East Indies. He settled in South Africa with his wife and three children in 1834.” Previous owner’s details on ffep. Afrikaans / English text. Genealogy publication No. 22. Forward in Afrikaans and English by C M Bakkes. Includes 27 black and white photographs.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Hills of Lakeland.

16 colour plates. 36 monochrome plates. 2 maps. Foxing to prelims. Scattered light foxing to contents but seems not to affect the plates. Each plate protected by a flimsy with a description. Age-toning to page edges. Contents firmly bound.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-650.00)

1899: The Long March Home.

A little-known incident involving the safe passage of 7000 Zulus back to their home in Zululand (Natal) by John S Marwick. Mild foxing to the verso of the rear cover. Ex Libris stamp on title page. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)