This month we are holding our first CHARITY AUCTION. We have catalogued books belonging to the following five charities.

This month we are holding our first CHARITY AUCTION. We have catalogued books belonging to the following five charities:
Help the Rural Child, Somerset West Library, Animal Welfare Society Helderberg, Fish Hoek Library and Tears Animal Rescue.

This is a selection of some of their better stock and we hope that we can get some good prices for these as 100% of the proceeds go to the respective charities.

Should this auction prove to be successful, we will hope to make it an annual event.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Our mini auction will end at 5pm on Friday 6 July 2012. Please note that postage will be calculated separately, according to your location and requirements.

The following books are on offer this month:

South African Aloes

South African Aloes (TEARS)
Reserve: R24.00
Images are crisp and clean. 139 known species listed and illustrated.
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Die Wereld van Jean Welz

Die Wereld van Jean Welz (TEARS)
Reserve: R600.00
Text in Afrikaans. The authorative monograph of artist Jean Welz. Full colour plates.
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Masterpieces of Netsuke Art – One Thousand Favorites of Leading Collectors

Masterpieces of Netsuke Art – One Thousand Favorites of Leading Collectors (Somerset West Library)
Reserve: R1 100.00
1075 colour illustrations. This work was published for the International Netsuke Collectors Society.
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Esias Bosch

Esias Bosch (Animal Welfare Society Helderberg)
Reserve: R650.00
Number 1749 of 2600 copies, this is the best monograph on the famous South African ceramicist.
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Suid-Afrikaanse Kuns van die Twintigste Eeu – Twentieth Century South African Art

Suid-Afrikaanse Kuns van die Twintigste Eeu – Twentieth Century South African Art (Animal Welfare Society Helderberg)
Reserve: R270.00
An essential addition to any collection of South African Art books.
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Robert Jacob Gordon 1743-1795

Robert Jacob Gordon 1743-1795 (TEARS)
Reserve: R400.00
The Man and his Travels at the Cape. Limited edition of 2500 copies. In excellent condition, with slip case, as issued. Robert Jacob Gordon was an explorer, soldier and scientist.
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Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa (TEARS)
Reserve: R250.00
A comprehensive and authoritative guide of 164 genera in nine family groups.
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A Delight of Owls: African Owls Observed

A Delight of Owls: African Owls Observed (TEARS)
Reserve: R120.00
Signed by the author. With over 50 colour photographs. Over 30 years of research dealing with the twelve species of owls found in Southern Africa.
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South African Frogs

South African Frogs (TEARS)
Reserve: R140.00
With full colour illustrations and a record of frog sounds.
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Sunburnt Sketches of Africa South, East and West

Sunburnt Sketches of Africa South, East and West (TEARS)
Reserve: R200.00
In pencil, paint and prose. Over a hundred pages of drawings and full colour illustrations.
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More than Sunburnt

More than Sunburnt (TEARS)
Reserve: R200.00
Drawings and paintings of Africa - mostly above the equator.
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Birds of Prey of Southern Africa

Birds of Prey of Southern Africa (TEARS)
Reserve: R250.00
Identification and life histories of Southern African birds of prey. Illustrated by Graeme Arnott. Colour illustrations and photographs.
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Graaff–Reinet: A cultural History 1786-1886

Graaff–Reinet: A cultural History 1786-1886 (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R650.00
Copious black and white photographs of the architecture. A cultural history listing literature and theatre events, architecture and sport from the time of the Stockenstroms to after the Great Trek.
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Pictorial Album of Cape Town (Fish Hoek Library)

Pictorial Album of Cape Town (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R300.00
Pictorial Album of Cape Town with views of Simonstown, Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown from original drawings by T.W. Bowler.
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Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa

Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R400.00
Large format edition based on the original published in 1840.
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Irma Stern: A Feast for the Eye

Irma Stern: A Feast for the Eye (Somerset West Library)
Reserve: R380.00
From the jacket flap: “Irma Stern, a major South African artist, is a woman whose personality, life and work cannot easily be separated...
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The All Sorts of Stories Book

The All Sorts of Stories Book (Help the Rural Child Trust)
Reserve: R200.00
Edited by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford. Decorative red cloth cover with gilt decoration to spine and front cover, with slight wear to edges.
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Gladiolus

Gladiolus (TEARS)
Reserve: R180.00
A revision of the South African species. Journal of South African Botany Supplementary Volume no 10. Published under the authority of the trustees of the National Botanic Gardens, Kirstenbosch.
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Dorps: Small Towns of South Africa

Dorps: Small Towns of South Africa (TEARS)
Reserve: R900.00
Black and white photographic essays of life in small dorps.
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Gerard Bhengu: Zulu Artist

Gerard Bhengu: Zulu Artist (TEARS)
Reserve: R600.00
Gerard Bhengu was a self-taught artist born in Natal in 1910 and best known for his portraiture.
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Funa: Food from Africa

Funa: Food from Africa (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R250.00
Roots of traditional African food culture. Well illustrated with traditional recipes and modern adaptations.
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The Story of South African Painting

The Story of South African Painting (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R350.00
Signed by the author. The story of South African painting starts in the 19th century and charts the course of South African artistic endeavor...
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I was loneliness: the complete graphic works John Muafangejo

I was loneliness: the complete graphic works John Muafangejo (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R900.00
A Catalogue Raisonne 1968-1987.
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Judith Mason: a prospect of icons

Judith Mason: a prospect of icons (Somerset West Library)
Reserve: R180.00
Published in conjunction with the exhibition, JUDITH MASON: a prospect of icons – A retrospective exhibition.
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A Black Man Called Sekoto

A Black Man Called Sekoto (Somerset West Library)
Reserve: R280.00
Although he left South Africa in the 1940s and never returned, Gerard Sekoto is regarded as one of this country’s foremost painters.
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Geslagsregisters van die Ou Kaapse Families / Genealogies of Old S.A. Families (3 volumes)

Geslagsregisters van die Ou Kaapse Families / Genealogies of Old S.A. Families (3 volumes) (Animal Welfare Society Helderberg)
Reserve: R1 800.00
This is number 38 of an edition of 100 copies in full leather bindings, signed by Cor Pama.
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Jan Smuts

Jan Smuts (TEARS)
Reserve: R300.00
An illustrated biography.
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Early Days and Native Ways in Southern Rhodesia

Early Days and Native Ways in Southern Rhodesia (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R120.00
A series of short essays on native customs, life and habits. Illustrated by Mrs. Judith Shelton. This small booklet was sold in aid of the National War Fund.
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In The Fifth at Malory Towers

In The Fifth at Malory Towers (Help the Rural Child Trust)
Reserve: R150.00
Hot tempered Darrell and the fifth years are entrusted with the end of term pantomime. Who is writing the poisonous letters?…Will Gwen be a good match for Maureen? Enid Blyton at her best.
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The Art of Netsuke Carving

The Art of Netsuke Carving (Somerset West Library)
Reserve: R380.00
From the cover: “Masatoshi is the last netsuke carver to belong to the great tradition of Japanese craftsmanship, belonging, that is, in all particulars but one – this book; for never before has a master carver described himself, his training, and his approach to his work.
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Sekoto: Unsevered Ties

Sekoto: Unsevered Ties (Somerset West Library)
Reserve: R320.00
“This catalogue is an essential part of the exhibition and will remain as a primary source of information on his life and work.”
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Hildagonda Duckitt’s Book of Recipes

Cecil Skotnes (Somerset West Library)
Reserve: R260.00
Catalogue published in conjunction with the 1996 Cecil Skotnes Retrospective exhibition at South African National Gallery.
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South African Graphic Art and its Techniques

South African Graphic Art and its Techniques (Animal Welfare Society Helderberg)
Reserve: R300.00
Reproductions of more than 200 graphic works, of which four in colour, appear in this book.
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Thunderball

Thunderball (Help the Rural Child Trust)
Reserve: R950.00
“James Bond is in disgrace. His monthly medical report is critical of the high living that is ruining his health, and M packs him off for a fortnight to a nature-cure clinic...
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Early Motoring in South Africa

Early Motoring in South Africa (TEARS)
Reserve: R150.00
A well-illustrated pictorial history of early transport. Signed by the author.
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Myths and Legends of Southern Africa

Myths and Legends of Southern Africa (TEARS)
Reserve: R400.00
Introduction by T.V. Bulpin.
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Contact II

Contact II (Fish Hoek Library)
Reserve: R650.00
A pictorial overview of the War in Zimbabwe / Rhodesia.
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SOME NEW STOCK

Please click here to see these books and other new stock. Please not that these books are not for sale on behalf of any charities.

Old Gold: The History of the Wanderers Club
Old Gold
The History of the Wanderers Club
ZAR 160


Old Gold: The History of the Wanderers Club
Cape Trams
From Horse to Diesel
ZAR 250


Under Lion’s Head, Earlier Days of Green Point and Sea Point
Under Lion’s Head
Earlier Days of Green Point
and Sea Point

ZAR 650


The Dark Stream: The Story of Eugene N Marais
The Dark Stream
The Story of Eugene N Marais
ZAR 180


The Fountainhead
The Fountainhead

ZAR 220


The I of the Beholder: Identity in the Art and Writing of Breyten Breytenbach
The I of the Beholder
Identity in the Art and Writing of Breyten Breytenbach
ZAR 90


The Human Factor
The Human Factor

ZAR 170


Lady One (99 Liefdesgedigte)
Lady One
(99 Liefdesgedigte)
ZAR 90


Shipwrecks & Salvage in South Africa - 1505 to Present
Die Groot Verlange
Die Verhaal van Eugene N. Marais
ZAR 240


Vanishing Cultures of South Africa: Changing Customs in a Changing World
The Interpretation of Dreams
.
ZAR 150


Maps of Africa: An Illustrated and Annotated Carto-Bibliography
Maps of Africa
An Illustrated and Annotated Carto-Bibliography
ZAR 980


Vanishing Cultures of South Africa: Changing Customs in a Changing World
Ingrid Jonker
Versamelde Werke

ZAR 850


Bottles & Bygones: a Guide for South African Collectors
Bottles & Bygones
A Guide for
South African Collectors
.
ZAR 90


Round the World in Eighty Days
Round the World in Eighty Days

ZAR 120


Strange Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas
Strange Shipwrecks of the Southern Seas

ZAR 380


die ysterkoei moet sweet
die ysterkoei moet sweet

ZAR 90


Memoirs of the Boer War
Memoirs of the Boer War

ZAR 550


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