Reprint of this classic work which appeared originally in 1914. This edition was limited to 5 copies of which this is No. 2. Signed by publisher on small numbered label. With maps and illustrations. Full leather with banded spine, grease mark 4cm up from bottom spine edge.
First edition. Col. plates, b/w plates. Total of 85 plates in Vol. 1 and a total of 136 plates in Vol. 2. Blue cloth, a very fine set in unread condition. The book also includes a short account of diamond mining and recovery as practised by De Beers Consolidated Mines. (2)
First edition. Folding map Vol. 1. Full navy new calf binding, new endpapers, foliated highly decorated spine with red titled sections, pre title and title page with skilfully filled wood worm holes to both volumes and discolouration. Interior good and clean. (2)
AUTHENTIC COPIES OF A CORRESPONDENCE WHICH TOOK PLACE IN CONSEQUENCE OF A STATEMENT MADE AT THE AGM OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF DISTRESSED SETTLERS IN CAPE TOWN, AUGUST 18, 1824 REFLECTING THE CONDUCT OF THE LANDDROST OF ALBANY
First edition. Half leather title page foxed with slight scattered foxing. With 'glued in' receipt signed by the publisher Bridekirk for payment for advertisement insert. A publication of highest rarity.
First Deluxe edition, all numbered. Col. & b/w illustrations and maps. Note: Numbers 6 and 25 are lacking from the set. Quarter leather in remarkably good condition as invariably the leather used in binding this set, scuffs with age. and 6 other deluxe volumes in half leather from another similar Africana reprint series ♦ Anglo [...]
BESCHRYVING VAN T’NEDERLANDSCH COMPTOIR OP DE KUFT VAN MALABAR EN VAN ONZE HANDEL IN JAPAN MITSGADERS EEN BESCHRYVING VAN KAAP DER GOEDE HOOPE EN T’EYLAND MAURITIUS
First edition, Vol. 5 - part 2. All plates present with 7 folding plates, 4 full page plates and 9 plates within the text. The Cape of Good Hope occupies 170 pages. Quarter leather with rubbing to marbled boards and spine. Interior in clean bright condition. A fine copy.
First edition. Col. tipped in frontis and b/w illustrations. Soft back in unread condition. Signed by Preller and the author with very good dustjacket.
Second edition. Double folding frontis and plates, 10 vignettes in Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Double folding frontis, large folding map, 8 plates and 7 vignettes. Cloth with half suede spine and corners, occasional foxing in vicinity of some plates. A clean bright set rebound by Zendubind, Pretoria. Tear to fold-out p74 Vol. 1.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ZOOLOGY OF SOUTH AFRICA, 3 VOLS; VOL. 1: MAMMALS; VOL. 2: BIRDS; VOL. 3: REPTILES, FISH & INVERTEBRATES
Reprint, limited edition. No. 2 of 350 numbered sets. Col. & b/w plates. Simulated full leather with banded, decorated spine in unread condition. A very fine set.
First edition. (Reserve: R1,000). A book of political cartoons. Pictorial card covers with damage to extreme front cover edge, last page and back endpaper soiled.