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SA Auction #84 begins on 30 Jul 2020

US Auction #3 begins on 13 Aug 2020

Fontein Books

Fontein Books Richard Proctor-Sims

P O Box 193 Philippolis 9970

South Africa

fontein@wol.co.za

051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032

Because of Covid-19 travel restrictions, the owner of Fontein Books, Richard Proctor-Sims, is stranded outside South Africa. One or more Auction #83 lots may therefore be inadequately described or illustrated. A potential bidder who needs additional information is invited to email Richard on fontein@wol.co.za 

We have 19 lots (representing 22 books) on the current auction, most of them at or near the minimum reserve, with a few higher-priced items. Twelve categories are represented - Art and Art History (5); Military and Naval, Architecture, and Travel and Exploration (2 each); and Africana, Anglo-Boer War, Anthropology, Biography, Botanical, History, Rhodesiana, and Transport (1 each)

[Lot 478 should be 1874 and not 1974]

 

Fontein Books has been a publisher and bookseller for some forty years, and we have been active on Antiquarianauctions since its first auction a decade 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 bookshop or to contact us if you would like to sell us books or to sell books for you on auction


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