Antiquarian Auctions

SA Auction #87 begins on 03 Dec 2020

US Auction #5 begins on 07 Jan 2021

Fontein Books

Fontein Books Richard Proctor-Sims

P O Box 193 Philippolis 9970

South Africa

[email protected]

051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032

Fontein's owner, Richard Proctor-Sims, is still overseas, stranded by Covid-19, and waiting to be able to be repatriated. He can, however, be reached on WhatsApp +27 79 023 1842 with any enquiries about Fontein's 31 lots on the current auction

Eleven categories are represented in Auction #86 - Travel & Exploration 7, Military & Naval 4, Anglo-Boer War and Biography 3 each, Botany, History and Illustrated Books 2 each, and Autographs & Manuscripts, Maps and Modern First Editions 1 each

Reserve range from a high of $750, two at $500 down to many at the minimum auction reserve of $40

Fontein Books has been a publisher and bookseller for some forty years, and has been an Antiquarian Auctions seller since the first auction some ten years ago. Our shop is an 1881 Victorian house in Philippolis - the first settlement (1822) in South Africa north of the Orange River

We also now have some books in Johannesburg (telephones +27 79 546 4032 / + 27 11 783 6577)

You are invited to visit our Philippplis bookshop or to contact us if you would like to sell us books or for us to sell books for you on these auctions


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