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Richard R. Currie Ltd.

Africana. A collection of rare books, pamphlets, letters and manuscripts

Published: Richard R. Currie, Johannesburg, 1934

Edition: First

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Full title: "Africana. A collection of rare books, pamphlets, letters and manuscripts, an a collection of early South African oils, water colours, engravings and sketches. Amongst the books will be found rare volumes by:- Woodes Rogers, Nathaniel Isaacs, Pascoe Thomas, Lichtenstein, Bogaert, Valentyn, Chrurchill (Voyages), Burmanus, Saar, Commelin, Burchell, Angas, Harris, etc. etc.. To be sold by public auction at "The Old Mart" 112, Commissioner Street, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, 21st March, 1934 at 3.30 p.m. ... Richard R. Currie, Ltd., Auctioneers." An unmarked auction catalogue of 17 pages, containing 157 lots, including an autograph manuscript of a Boer War article by Winston Churchill, a series of watercolours by Capt. R.M. Westmnacott of the 4th (King's Own) Regiment, six oil paintings by Thomas Baines and a marvellous collection of Africana books. Some browning, rust marks around staples, one recent staple
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 4to
  • Sold By: ABC Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Dennis Slotow
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: books@abcbook.co.za
  • Telephone: +27 833217872
  • Preferred Payment Methods: PayFast, bank transfer
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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