Antiquarian Auctions

SA Auction #90 begins on 15 Apr 2021

US Auction #7 begins on 17 Jun 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, remains stranded in Italy by Covid-19. However, he can still be reached by email or on WhatsApp at +27 79 546 4032

About half of our 38 lots on the current auction have reserves at the auction minimum minimum of $40, while our highest reserve is $100

Accepting the adage that a picture is worth more than words, we show many images with most of our lots

Eighteen categories are represented -

Anglo-Boer War (3); Biography, Letters and Diaries (7); Children's Books; Economics; Ethnography; Food and Wine; History(6); Humour (2); Legal and Government; Military and Naval (2); Mining; Modern First Editions (2); Motoring; Politics; Rhodesiana (2); Science and Technology; Topographical Books (2); and Travel and Exploration (2)



Results Previous Auction

Lot 123

Jeppe, C Biccard

Gold Mining on the Witwatersrand (2 vols in one) (1941)

Lot 124

Tanser, G H

A Scantling of Time. The Story of Salisbury, Rhodesia. 1890-1900

Lot 135

Van Onselen, Charles

Studies In the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand 1886-1914. Volume 2 New Ninevah

Lot 141

Clements, W H

The Glamour and Tragedy of the Zulu War

Lot 143

Saunders, Christopher, and Robin Derricourt (editors)

Beyond the Cape Frontier

Lot 145

Smuts, J C

Jan Christian Smuts

Lot 146

Leipoldt, C Louis, and W E G Louw

300 Years of Cape Wine

Lot 454

Balson, Professor Edward, and others; foreword by S J Naude

A Survey of Rent-Paying Capacity of Urban Natives (1960)

Lot 462

Meredith, Martin

The State of Africa. A History of Fifty Years of Independence

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