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La Lumiére. Ses Causes et Ses Effets. (2 Volumes in one)


Text: French. Translation: “The Light. Its Causes and its Effects. First Volume: Sources of the light.” Illustrated with 8 mostly handcoloured aquatints or lithographs and many illustrations in the text. Marbled end papers and all edges. Small area of insect damage to top RH corner of front free end page. Foxed with some scattered heavy…

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13th Nov 2019


Earthquakes in South Africa.


Department of Mines. Geological Series Bulletin No. 20. Publication of the Geological Survey Division. Translated from the original Afrikaans. “The data contained within this bulletin was collected in connection with eleven earthquakes since 1938. The information was obtained by means of questionaires sent out to magistrates, postmasters and postal agents in areas where the effect…

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4th Nov 2019


Secret Africa


Light edge-wear to boards. Foxed throughout and to all edges. 4 tiny worms holes on the inside of rear board. 49 black and white photographs. 287 Pages. Reprint. Good-. Dust jacket: Thick card. Edge-wear, creasing, tide-mark on top edge of spine. Foxing to flyleafs and verso. Binding: Hardcover. Tan paper covered boards. Publisher: Howard Timmins…


Northern Boundary of Griqualand West.


Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the question of the Boundary. With minutes of evidence, minutes of proceedings, map and plans. Pages 15-17 lack lower RH corners. Pages 19-23 have clear tape to reinforce lower RH corners. Some foxing, small marks, Blue pencilled number and the stamp of the State Pretoria Library on…

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28th Oct 2019


Table Bay after the Gale of 1865


Mounted black and white photograph of the destruction to ships in Table Bay after the gale. Signal Hill is in the background. Some light foxing to the photograph. 6cm x 7.5cm piece of the frame at the rear is missing. Age toning to the rear board. Date Published: 1865 Dimensions: 15cm x 18cm

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Through the Red Revolt on the Rand. A Pictorial Review of Events – January, February, March 1922


Compiled from photographs taken by Representatives of “The Star”. Card-wraps show signs of sunning, edge-wear with open tears to the lower edge of front cover, open and closed tears to the spine, creasing and some handling marks. There is some edge-wear to lower page edges with a few small stains, light tide-marks and some creasing…

21st Oct 2019


Original Soft-Ground Etching by Samuel Daniell


Plate no. 24 – Gonah Hottentot: from Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals and Scenery of Southern Africa. Samuel died in Ceylon in 1811. After his death, his brother William obtained a number of sketches Samuel had done on an earlier expedition into the interior with Dr. Sommerville and Mr. John Barrow. William added:”He has…

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16th Oct 2019


Original Soft-Ground Etching by Samuel Daniell


Plate no. 45 – A Korah Girl: from Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals and Scenery of Southern Africa. Samuel died in Ceylon in 1811. After his death, his brother William obtained a number of sketches Samuel had done on an earlier expedition into the interior with Dr. Sommerville and Mr. John Barrow. William added:”He…

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Original Soft-Ground Etching by Samuel Daniell


Plate no. 48 – A Korah Girl: from Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals and Scenery of Southern Africa. Samuel died in Ceylon in 1811. After his death, his brother William obtained a number of sketches Samuel had done on an earlier expedition into the interior with Dr. Sommerville and Mr. John Barrow. William added:…

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Original Soft-Ground Etching by Samuel Daniell


Plate no. 25 – Hottentot: from Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals and Scenery of Southern Africa. Samuel died in Ceylon in 1811. After his death, his brother William obtained a number of sketches Samuel had done on an earlier expedition into the interior with Dr. Sommerville and Mr. John Barrow. William added: “He has…

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