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SA Auction #96 ends in

US Auction #10 begins on 11 Feb 2022

Fontein Books

Fontein Books Richard Proctor-Sims

P O Box 193 Philippolis 9970

South Africa

[email protected]com

051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032

The 13 lots on the current auction comprise 58 volumes

Some reserves are more than realistic (e g the Platter wine annuals work out at $3 each); one, Lot 465 Common Names of South African Plants, signed), is at the auction minimum of $40, five are between $45 and $60, five are between $65 and $75 and two (Lot 358 Creswicke 7 volumes and Lot 345 Rosenthal collection of 12 volumes) are between $100 and $200

Lot 360 (The Native Tribes of South West Africa) includes an an additional free related book - Lawrence Green's Lords of the Last Frontier

 

 


Lots in Current Auction

Lot 345

Rosenthal, Eric

Collection of 12 vols, including his first 2 books, From Drury Lane to Mecca and (foreword: J C Smuts) Stars and Stripes in Africa

Lot 346

Platter, John

South African Wine Guides (1983-2010; 25 annual issues)

Lot 347

Theal, George McCall

Willem Adriaan van der Stel. And [three] other historical sketches

Lot 348

Theal, George McCall (of the Cape Colonial Civil Service)

Story of the Nations, South Africa

Lot 357

Lotsy, Dr J P (author and editor); W A Goddijn (author); Dr H N Kooiman (editor)

Genetica. Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor Erfelijksheids- en Afstammingsleer (vol 10)

Lot 358

Creswicke, Louis

South Africa and the Transvaal War (7 vols)

Lot 359

Stanley, Henry M

In Darkest Africa (2 vols)

Lot 360

Hahn, C H L, M Vedder, L Fourie; H P Smit (foreword)

The Native Tribes of South West Africa (1928); and one other

Lot 460

Embury, David A

The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks

Lot 461

Mansvelt, Dr N; G Kalff (foreword)

De Betrekkingen Tusschen Nederland en Zuid-Afrika Sedert die Verovering van de Kaapkolonie door die Engelschen (1902)

Lot 463

Tolkien, J R R; Alan Lee (illustrator)

The Lord of the Rings (first one-volume illustrated edition, 1991)

Lot 465

Smith, Christo Albertyn; E P Phillips, E van Hoepen (editors); P K le Roux (foreword)

Common Names of South African Plants

Lot 493

Preller, Gustav S

Lobengula. The Tragedy of a Matabele King

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