Auction #75

Clarke's Africana & Rare Books Paul Mills
P.O. Box 186
7848 Constantia
Südafrika
[email protected] · +27 (0)21-794-0600

Datum der Auktion: 06.06.2019

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Keynes (John Maynard)

Keynes (John Maynard)
THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT, INTEREST AND MONEY
Published: MacMillan and Co., London, 1936
Edition: First Edition
First edition: xii, 403 pages, blue cloth slightly bent on the upper cover, titled gilt on the spine, the dust jacket is marked 5 /- on the inside cover

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 3.500 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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NIMROD [Appperley (Charles James)]

NIMROD [Appperley (Charles James)]
THE LIFE OF A SPORTSMAN
With Thirty Six Coloured Illustrations, By Henry Alken
Published: Rudolph Ackermann, Eclipse Sporting Gallery, London, 1842
vi + (1 leaf contents and list of illustrations) + 402 pages, hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, hand-coloured

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis
THE TRAIL OF THE HAWK - INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION
Published: Harper & Brotthers, New York, 1915
Edition: 1st.
The fairly scarce first edition of this early and rather unsuccessful novel by Sinclair Lewis, the first US writer to win the Nobel Prize. This was his third book and the

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.200 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Knipe (J.A.)

Knipe (J.A.)
GEOLOGICAL AND MINERALOGICAL MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES
With parts of Scotland, Ireland & France showing also the inland navigation by means of rivers & canals... together with the railroads & principal roads.
Published: J. Knipe, London, 1840
Two hand coloured engraved folding maps

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 600 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Robert Bontine CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM (1852-1936).

Robert Bontine CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM (1852-1936).
The Imperial Kailyard. Being a Biting Satire on English Colonisation.
The second Matabele War and the Assassination of the M’limo by Burnham & Armstrong
Published: The Twentieth Century Press Ltd, London, 1896
R.B. CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM (1852-1936

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Girolamo Ruscelli

Girolamo Ruscelli
AFRICA NUOVA TAVOLA
Antique map of 1574 of South Africa and Madagascar
Published: 1574
Map of South Africa of 1574 by Girolamo Ruscelli. In the map the Island of Madagascar and Cape of Good Hope. In the verso the description of South Africa in Italian. Author: Girolamo Ruscelli

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 400 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming
LIVE AND LET DIE
Published: Jonathan Cape, London, 1954
Edition: 1st.
First edition, first printing of the scarce second James Bond novel. The gilt decorations are moderately oxidised and dulled, as is common for this title, in this instance more noticeably on the spine lettering

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.200 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Lyell (Sir Charles)

Lyell (Sir Charles)
TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA
With Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia.
Published: John Murray, London, 1845
In two volumes. First Edition: vol 1: xiii, 1 page directions to binders, 316 pages, colour frontispiece - folding map, colour map, black

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 450 $ - 500 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle
THE SHERLOCK HOLMES LONG STORIES
The Complete Long Stories
Published: John Murray, London, 1929
The first collected edition of all four Sherlock Holmes long stories, comprising: A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Hound of The Baskervilles and The Valley of Fear. 640

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 500 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy
CHILD OF GOD
Published: Random House, New York, 1973
Edition: 1st.
Correct 1st. (US) edition and so stated on the copyright page, of McCarthy's third novel. A fine unmarked copy in the original 1/4 black cloth and red paper covered boards. In a near fine complete and (notably

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Lyon (Captain George Francis)

Lyon (Captain George Francis)
A NARRATIVE OF TRAVELS IN NORTHERN AFRICA IN THE YEARS 1818,19 AND 20
Accompanied by Geographical Notices of Sudan, and of the Course of the Niger
Published: John Murray, London, 1821
With a chart of the routes and a variety of coloured plates. First edition: xii

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Darwin, Charles

Darwin, Charles
The Variation of Animals & Plants under Domestication. Two Volumes - Second Edition - Revised
Published: John Murray, Albemarle Strret, London, 1888
Edition: Second Edition - Revised
During the seven years which have elapsed since the publication in 1868 of the first edition of

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 145 $ - 190 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Antonio Caputi (fl. 1759)

Antonio Caputi (fl. 1759)
ESTASI E RAPIMENTO SOPRA LA LUNA
The first fantastic novel describing a mystic travel to the moon
Published: PADOVA, 1769
Second edition of this fantastic poem by Archerio Filoseleno pseudonymous of Antonio Caputi (fl. 1759) born in Cosenza, Calabria. The name of the

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 850 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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EMILE BLANCHARD

EMILE BLANCHARD
HISTOIRE DES INSECTES TRAITANT DE LEURS MOEURS ET DE LEURS METAMORPHOSES EN GENERAL
Illustrated treaty about history of insects by the famous entomologist and zoologist Emile Blanchard
Published: LIBRAIRIE DE FIRMIN DIDOT FRERES, PARIS, 1845
Original edition of 1845 of this

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 400 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Portrait Dr. James Barry

Portrait Dr. James Barry
One of only three replicas of a miniature portrait of Dr. James Barry.
"The small painting now in the possession of Mrs. James Barry Munnik, of Waterloo Green, Wynberg, was given to her husband's father James Barry Munnik, of Bree Street, by Dr. James Barry. It is of

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 350 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Jaime Sabartes - Picasso (1Illustrations)

Jaime Sabartes - Picasso (1Illustrations)
PICASSO - TOREROS - With 4 Original Picasso Lithographs
Published: A. Zwemmer & A. Sauret, London, 1961
Edition: 1st. in English
The first English and first UK edition of this important work and substantially scarcer than the US edition which was

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Lea (Isaac)

Lea (Isaac)
CONTRIBUTIONS TO GEOLOGY.
Published: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1833
Edition: First Edition
First edition: 227 pages + 4 pages publisher's catalogue, 6 engraved plates, light foxing and watermarks in the book, contemporary brown cloth, title label lacking from the spine

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 350 $ - 400 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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James Baldwin

James Baldwin
GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN - FINE FIRST EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER
Published: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1953
Edition: 1st.
A superb first edition, first issue in dustwrapper of this highspot of Afro-American literature. Knopf, 1953. The book, in the original rust coloured cloth, is in

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Natal.

Natal.
THE VISIT OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE ALFRED TO THE COLONY OF NATAL.
Published: Jarrold and Sons, London, [1860]
Edition: First Edition
24 pages frontispiece, black and white plate, full brown leather with title gilt on the upper cover a good copy. In 1856, at the age of 12, it was

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 600 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Thomas Williamson, F. W. Blagdon, and Charles Doyley (Illus.).

Thomas Williamson, F. W. Blagdon, and Charles Doyley (Illus.).
The European in India
from a collection of drawings by Charles Doyley, Esq., engraved by J. H. Clark and C. Dubourg; with a preface and copious descriptions, by Captain Thomas Williamson; accompanied with a Brief History of Ancient and

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 700 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Clammer, David

Clammer, David
THE LAST ZULU WARRIOR
Published: Purnell & Sons, Cape Town, 1977
Edition: De luxe
240 pages: illustrations (some colour), frontispiece, portraits, maps. Quarto. Brown leather with gilding, dust wrapper faded on spine. Stored in a leather slipcase with full size colour illustration

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 125 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Sharp, John

Sharp, John
FACING DOWN FEAR
Published: Ex Montibus Media, Darling, Western Cape, 2018
Edition: De luxe
336 pages: illustrations, portraits. Pictorial paper covered boards with similar slip case. Edition limited to 500 copies. John Sharp (1952-) is a Professional Hunter who has plied his trade

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 190 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Paterson, William; Forbes, V. & Rourke, J. [eds]

Paterson, William; Forbes, V. & Rourke, J. [eds]
PATERSON'S CAPE TRAVELS, 1777-1779;
[edited & compiled by] Vernon S. Forbes and John Rouke
Published: Brenthurst Press, Johannesburg, 1980
202 pages: illustrations, portrait as frontispiece, maps (all colour). (Brenthurst Press. [First] series

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 150 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Oates, Frank

Oates, Frank
MATABELELAND AND THE VICTORIA FALLS:
from the letters and journals of Frank Oates; [edited by] C.G. Oates
Published: The Pioneer Head, Salisbury, 1971
xliii, 383 pages: illustrations (some colour), frontispiece, folding maps. Pictorial cloth, dust wrapper slightly rubbed along

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 100 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Reid, C. Lestock

Reid, C. Lestock
AN AMATEUR IN AFRICA
Published: T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1925
Edition: First edtion
217 pages, [16] leaves of plates: illustrations, portraits (1 as frontispiece). Cloth. Spotting to page edges & preliminary pages. Book plate laid down on front endpaper. Reid travelled and

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 75 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Gordon-Brown, Alfred

Gordon-Brown, Alfred
PICTORIAL AFRICANA:
a survey of old South African paintings, drawings and prints to the end of the nineteenth century, with a biographical dictionary of 1000 artists
Published: A.A. Balkema, Cape Town, 1975
x, 254 pages: illustrations (some colour, 1 folding), frontispiece

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 100 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Hart, Peter

Hart, Peter
A BOWLFUL OF NAMES
Published: The Historical Society of Cape Town, Cape Town, 2011
Edition: First
108 p.: ill., ports. Paperback. Signed by Hart on title page. Hart continues his study of the origin of street names in Cape Town, with his focus now on the City Bowl and surrounds

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 50 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Storrar, Clare D.

Storrar, Clare D.
THE FOUR FACES OF FOURCADE:
a biography of a remarkable forester, land surveyor, botanist and photogrammetrist
Published: Maskew Miller Longman, Cape Town, 1990
198 pages: illustrations (some colour), portraits, maps. Cloth, dust wrapper. Signed & dated inscription from Storrar

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 50 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Storrar, Patricia & Komnick, Gunther

Storrar, Patricia & Komnick, Gunther
A COLOSSUS OF ROADS:
Thomas Bain
Published: Murray and Roberts / Concor, Cape Town, 1984
108 pages: illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits, maps (1 on endpapers). Oblong octavo. Paper covered boards, dust wrapper. Signed inscription from Storrar and signed

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 50 $

Datum: 06.06.2019

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Bridgland, Fred

Bridgland, Fred
THE WAR FOR AFRICA:
twelve months that transformed a continent
Published: Ashanti, Gibraltar, 1990
viii, 403 pages: illustrations (some colour), maps (1 as frontispiece, 1 on endpapers). Paper covered boards, dust wrapper. The Cuban-South African clash in Angola, which led to the

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 50 $

Datum: 06.06.2019