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Auction #64 begins on
25 Jan 2018 16:30 GMT

Auction #64 is scheduled to start on 25 January 2018.

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Lot 1

EDWARD DETMOLD - ILLUSTRATOR

THE ARABIAN NIGHTS - DETMOLD ILLUSTRATED - DE-LUXE SIGNED EDITION - ONE OF 100 COPIES

Lot 2

Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW

Outre-Mer, A Pilgrimage Beyond the Sea. No. 1

with a 1p. original autograph quotation

Lot 3

OLYMPIC GAMES, Melbourne 1956. – MELBOURNE INVITATION COMMITTEE (publishers).

Melbourne Invitation Committee extends a most cordial Invitation ... to celebrate the XVI Olympiad in Melbourne, ... in 1956.

[Title taken from first page of text:] The Melbourne Invitation Committee extends a most cordial Invitation to the esteemed International Olympic Committee to…

Lot 4

Tokalon Inc. New York (Cosmetics & Perfume Industry)

Minute book (1913-1919)

This is an unique fine binding minute book and unique piece of American history - amazing time record full of 235 signed documents from Tokalon Incorporated Company…

Lot 5

Sir Samuel W. Baker

ISMAILÏA

A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade organised by ISMAIL, Khedive of Egypt.

Lot 6

Thomas Bell

A History of British Quadrupedes

Including the Cetacea

Lot 7

Illustrated by Maurice Pledger; written by Charles Coles

Game Birds (1981)

A Daleguild Book designed and produced for William Collins Sons & Company. Foreword by HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

Lot 8

Cape Government Blue Books

MINING IN NAMAQUALAND. TWO RARE EARLY CAPE GOVERNMENT BLUE BOOKS EX LIB. C.A. FAIRBRIDGE - 1854-1857

Lot 9

Lyell, D. D. (F.Z.S.)

Hunting Trips in Northern Rhodesia

Lot 10

Meintjes, Julia, and Robert Pritchard; photography by Mike Story

South African Reserve Bank Art Collection (1991)

Published to mark the 70th anniversary of the Reserve Bank

Lot 11

Prevost d'Exiles, Antoine-Francois (Abbe Prevost)

Histoire Generale des Voyages. Description de la Tartarie Orientale et du Tibet (1749)

Scarce French Travel & Exploration 2 volumes set with description of the Mongol Empire and Tibet, with history and culture of Mongol and Tibet people. With 6 maps…

Lot 12

P. de Bonnefont de Varinay

La Compagnie de Mozambique (1899)

With two folding maps of Southern Africa - the first one (32,5 x 49,5 cm) shows the Territory of The Mozambique Company, the second one (46,5 x 33,5 cm) shows the…

Lot 13

Mundy, Peter, Duncan Butchart (also illustrator), John Ledger and Steven Piper

The Vultures of Africa (1992) (signed by all four authors)

Lot 14

Callinicos, Luli; foreword by Walter Sisulu; photographs by Peter McKenzie and others

The World that Made Mandela. A heritage trail (2000)

The Mandela Heritage Trail: 70 sites of significance

Lot 15

Gibbings, Robert; edited by Patience Empson; introduction by Thomas Balston

The Wood Engravings of Robert Gibbings (1959)

With colour frontispiece, and illustrated with more than 1000 monochrome wood and other engravings and sculptures; as well as some recollections by the artist

Lot 16

Stark, U G (editor) and others

Staatsteater Pretoria '81 [Pretoria State Theatre 1981]

Lot 17

Jobst, Dieter and Arno; appreciation by Nadine Gordimer

Kurt Jobst. Goldsmith, Silversmith and Art Metal Worker (1979)

Lot 18

Hansford, S Howard

Jade. Essence of Hills and Streams (1969)

The Von Oertzen collection of Chinese and Indian jades

Lot 19

Kegel, Gary; photographs by Brian Bennett

Sunset on Kyalami 1961-1971 (2007)

The first ten years of a great South African motor racing circuit

Lot 20

Schadeberg, Jurgen (compiler & photographer); Claudia Schadeberg, E Sithole, C Smith

Voices from Robben Island (signed by Tokyo Sexwale) (1994)

Including the text of Mary Benson's dramatised radio documentary

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