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The Hills of Lakeland

Includes 16 plates in colour, 36 plates in monochrome and 2 maps by the author. 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)

The Adventures of Mr and Mrs Jim and Ron.

Poetry and prose by Ron Padgett, accompanied by numerous black-and-white, mainly cut-and-paste photographs and illustrations by Jim Dine who is a Pop artist. Gift inscription on front free end page. Unpaginated. Dog eared corners lower RH side.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Skara Brae. A Pictish Village in Orkney.

The conservation of the remarkable prehistoric village and the life of prehistoric man in these islands. Numerous b&w plates and illustrated drawings. Colour map of village at Skara Brae. Inscription and previous owners names on front free end page. Bookplate on front paste-down. Pencil marginalia on pages 3, 51. Paper clipping of the death of the author pasted as frontispiece. Light scattered foxing throughout as well as to the fore-edge. Tinting with a few stains to the top edge.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-980.00)

Eric Kennington – Drawing the R.A.F

Selection of portraits of men from Fighter Command, Bomber Command, Coastal Command and Army Co-Operation Command. Introduced by Sir Ronald Storrs. 4 Colour plates tipped in. Remainder 48 portraits in b&w. Edge-wear and sunning to boards. Fraying at the corners. Signs of insect nibbling on rear cover. Small open nick to top of spine edge.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

A Description of the Shetland Islands comprising an account of their Scenery, Antiquities and Superstitions.

Previous owner’s stamp on front free end page. Foxing to front and rear prelims as well as top and fore-edge of pages. Discolouration mark to lower gutter area of the prelims.

Price – $260.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Notarial Signs from the York archiepiscopal records.

From the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research. A collection of notarial signs from the 13th to 18th centuries.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-260.00)

The Draper’s Dictionary. A Manual of Textile Fabrics: Their History and Applications.

Previous owners names on paste-down (pasted label) and free end page. Tide-mark and some light cockling to front end papers. Scattered foxing. A square mark on the preface page. Edge-wear to boards with bumped corners and some abrasions and marks. Fraying to the spine edges. No published date.

Price – $220.00 (ZAR-2500.00)

The Collected Works of Herman Charles Bosman. 2 Volumes.

2 volumes. Language: English. Includes all the stories, essays, chronicles, sketches, poems and novels that have made him South Africa‚Äôs best-loved writer. In-depth foreword by Lionel Abrahams. Previous owner’s details on front fep.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Henri Matisse

Tashen’s 25th aniversary edition. Life and works of Henri Matisse.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Kokoschka

A colloquy between artist and author in 1962. Includes a chronology and 50 colour plates.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Unconventional Builders

“Why on earth would anyone decide to build that? 17 Stories of how people (and in one case, Birds) get involved with construction.”

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Studio. Volume 123

Comprising the six monthly numbers from January to June 1942. Numerous articles – eg. Re-Dedication and Reconstruction; War Artists at the National Gallery; Wood engraving, and many more.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

From the Monotremes to the Madonna. A Study of the Breast in Culture and Religion.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

A Mathematician’s Apology

“A personal account by a mathematician of distinction of what mathematics has meant to him as a man.” Previous owners names on front free end page.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Mammals of South Africa

Foreward by Lt.-Col. J Stevenson-Hamilton. A comprehensive book on the mammals of South Africa. Supplemented with beautiful colour plates illustrating well over 200 different kinds of mammals.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Art That Inspires, Our 10-20 Anniversary Exhibition.

A catalogue from Johans Borman fine art gallery. Small smudge mark on title page.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Honderd Jaar Matie-Atletiek 1885 – 1985

Text: Afrikaans. From the earliest known record of “organised sport” being the parrot-shooting at the yearly weapons-show to modern day sport activities at Stellenbosch. Filled with b&w photographs.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Studio. Vol. 126 No. 608. November 1943

Monthly publication. This edition featuring articles such as “Mural paintings in War Canteens and British Restaurants; Contemporary Western Hemisphere Ceramics; Pictures from New York.”

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Finch & Co. 2007. Catalogue No. 10

Illustrated catalogue of unusual artifacts from this dealer.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Playing cards with Hildegard

A child’s story illustrated with line drawings.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Playing cards with Hildegard

A child’s story illustrated with line drawings.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

A Gallery of Children

A collection of twelve children’s fantasy stories, written by acclaimed children’s author A. A. Milne and illustrated by H. Willebeek Le Mair. Water damage to edge of front and back cover. The illustrations are bright with some foxing. Light to heavy foxing throughout. Personal inscription on front fep.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Gallery of Children

A collection of twelve children’s fantasy stories, written by acclaimed children’s author A. A. Milne and illustrated by H. Willebeek Le Mair. Water damage to edge of front and back cover. The illustrations are bright with some foxing. Light to heavy foxing throughout. Personal inscription on front fep.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Fishermen of the Cape

An illustrated depiction of the life of the fisherman of the Cape. Light foxing to the top, fore- and lower page edges.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Elephants. A Short Account of their Natural History Evolution and Influence on Mankind.

Bookplate of the Seafarer’s Education Service on front paste-down. Foxing to prelims with ink stamps on the title page and last two pages. 7 b&w plates and 39 illustrations by Maurice Wilson and others.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-100.00)