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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)

The Glamour of Prospecting. Wanderings of a South African Prospector in search of Copper, Gold, Emerald and Diamonds.

Facsimile edition of the 1920 text with a new introduction by T J Couzens and new illustrations by Walter Friedrich. Edited by Douglas Cornell. Creasing and marks to the covers with rubbing and edge-wear. Foxing and browning to page edges. Tide mark to half-title page.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

S.W.A Scientific Society Journal. Vol XVIII. 1963/64 – 2964/65

Text: Tri-lingual – Afrikaans, German and English. Featuring various articles eg. “Preliminary Notes on certain Customs of the Hei-Kom Bushmen” and “Oceanographic and Marine Geological Research in South African Oceanic Areas (an abstract with map).” Embossed sticker of previous owner on title page.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

XXe Siecle, Numero 45 Nouvelle Serie XXXVII Annee Decembre 1975 (with lithographs by Man Ray and Matta)

Text: French with English summaries at rear. Art journal without dustjacket as issued, unpaginated; Cover by Max Ernst and includes 2 lithographs by Man Ray and Matta bound in.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Trees of the Kruger National Park. Vols 1 and 2.

Numerous colour plates and b&w illustrations. Both volumes have light specks of foxing to paste-downs with foxing and browning to top and fore-edge. Vol 2 has clear tape down the front gutter as well as ghosting of the colour photographs and some scattered foxing.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Study of the Volcano Nyiragongo. A Progress Report issued by the Institute Des Parcs Nationaux du Congo Belge.

Title page is in French and English. Text: English. Exploration of the National Albert Park – Vulcanological study mission. No. 2. Incudes b&w photographs of the crater and a fold out map.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

L’Art Malgache of Marcelle Urbain-Faublee. Cinquieme Serie: Art et Litterature.

Text: French. Translated: The Malagasy Art of Marcelle Urbain-Faublée. Fifth Series: Art and Literature. International collection of published documentation under the direction of Andrew Julien. B&w photographs and illustrations of carvings, structures and statues.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Hints for the Formation of a Fresh-Water Aquarium.

Circa late 1850/1860s. Embossed pattern on boards with beautiful gilt device and decorated spine. Detailed illustrations of plants, insects and fishes in b&w. 2 colour illustration (one as frontispieces, the other between page 124 and 125) as frontispiece. Front end pages split at the gutter and well as between title page and the list of illustrations page. Light scattered foxing.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Painters of South Africa.

All colour plates tipped in. Numerous b&w plates. Page 13 loose. Scattered spots of foxing. Remnants of sellotape markings on the free end pages. Small black ink mark on title page. No published date.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

American Sympathy in the Boer War.

Includes a few b&w photographs. Forward page has a few tears at the staples. Circa 1934

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Op My Familiespoor

Text: Afrikaans. Inscription by the author dated 1973. The author also wrote “Die Bloudam is hul Oesland”. This volume describes the search for his family ancestors who came from Scotland to the Standford/Hermanus area. Published Circa 1969.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Op My Familiespoor

Text: Afrikaans. Inscription by the author dated 1973. The author also wrote “Die Bloudam is hul Oesland”. This volume describes the search for his family ancestors who came from Scotland to the Standford/Hermanus area. Published Circa 1969.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Plant Hunter’s Paradise

Travels and exploration in the mountains and valleys of Burma and adjacent areas, including the unexplored country on the Burma-Tibet frontier, in 1922, 1926 and 1930-31. In a readable way this famous botanical explorer describes plants, nature and native customs. There are appendices on zoological specimens collected and new plants he introduced to Europe that he found in Burma. Tinted top-edge. Light scattered foxing in areas. 2 fold out maps and 13 b&w photographs. Untrimmed pages on lower edge. Circa 1937/1938

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-400.00)

De Afkomst Der Boeren

Text: Dutch. The descendants of the then Dutch-speaking settlers in Southern Africa during the 18th and much of the 19th century. A table in Section B of the Cape ancestors 1657-1807 detailing place of birth, date, with whom and how many children. Heavy browning to feps with light scattered foxing throughout. Small nick to lower page edges. Linen covered boards with gilt lettering on spine.

Price – $58.00 (ZAR-450.00)

History of Botany. (1530-1860)

Prize-giving award to previous owner on front fep which is heavily browned. Gilt lettering and device bright and clear. Some heavy foxing on last 2 pages and paste-downs. Some untrimmed pages.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa. Edition 2. Strelitzia 26.

An illustrated history of early botanical literature on the Cape flora. Biographical accounts of the leading plant collectors (some with b&w photographs) and their activities in southern African from the days of the East India Company until the modern times.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)