02 Non-Africana

Non-Africana 

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All titles are 1st editions unless stated otherwise.

 

ART & ARTISTS

FOSTER, JJ | British Miniature Painters and Their Works
London, Sampson, Low, Marston & Co 1898, 36×26.5 cm, green cloth the title gilt embossed; xii, 146pp + index, b+w plates throughout

Limited edn of 425 copies of which 125 are on large paper; this copy being no. 69 of the large paper variant.

Fine.

$20

HENDRICKSON, Janis | Lichtenstein
Cologne, Taschen 1993, pbk, 30 x23 cm, 96pp, colour illus throughout

Very good. The (white) back cover somewhat scuffed and a little creased

$5

LUGT, Frits | Le Portrait-Miniature
Amsterdam, PN van Kampen & Fils 1917, grey cloth, 21.5×15.5 cm, 108pp, illus

Very Good. Plate 19 loose

$5

[MINISTRY OF EDUCATION / VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM] | Portrait Miniatures
London, Ministry of Education / V&A 1948, 48pp, illus

Fine.

Together with

[HMSO] | Portrait Miniatures
London, HMSO, 48pp, illus

Fine.

$5 the two books

[NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY] | National Portrait Gallery Vol I
London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin c1880, ½ leather, 28×21.5 cm, 160pp, ’20 fine coloured plates’

Good. The spine and corners worn; foxing to the end papers; the plates very good to fine

$25

POMODORO, Arnaldo | Arnaldo Pomodoro: Sculpture 1960/1970
Berkeley, University Art Museum 1970, folding/enclosing card cover, 31×23, 18 loose  dye-cut panels

Very good.

$15

PELKA, Otto | Bernstein
Berlin, Richard Carl Schmidt & Co 1920, pale brown cloth, 22×14 cm, 144pp + Index + adverts

Good. Approx 5cm portion of the cover coming away from the spine

$10

[TACO] | MC Escher – The Graphic Work
Berlin, Taco 1989, pbk, 29.5×23 cm, unnumbered, 76 b+w illus

Very good.

$5

[TASCHEN] | MC Escher
Cologne, Taschen 2006, gate-fold pbk, 20×14 cm, 190pp, b+w and colour illus throughout

Very good.

$5

[WORDSWORTH] | The Portfolio Book of Pop Art
Ware, Wordsworth Editions 1995, pbk, 30.5×22.5 cm, unnumbered, 40 colour prints

Very good. The cover somewhat scuffed; content tight and clean

$5

YOUNG, Frank H | Advertising Layout
New York, Covici Friede Publishers 1928, black cloth, 33.5×24.5 cm, 170pp, b+w illus throughout

Very good. The bottom corner bumped and the cloth frayed

$10

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

WERNER, Jane (ed) | The Elves and Fairies Book
London, Golden Pleasure Books 1962, illus boards, 28×20.5 cm, 60pp, colour illus, 1st British edn

Good. The corners worn and bumped; child’s presentation inscription on tp

$20

LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

BARKHAM, Patrick |The Butterfly Isles
London, Granta 2010, pbk, 21×15 cm, 361pp, proof copy

Fine.

$15

COETZEE, JM | Summertime
London, Harvill Secker 2009, brown cloth with dj, 22×14 cm, 265pp

Fine.

$5

COETZEE, JM |Boyhood
London, Vintage 1998, pbk, 19.5×12.5 cm, reprint

Very good.

$2.50

COETZEE, JM | Disgrace

Copy 1

London, Secker & Warburg 1999, black cloth with dj [without ‘Winner of the Booker
Prize 1999], 22×14 cm, 220pp, 1st edn 1st imp 1st state (Biddles Printers)

Fine.

$30

COETZEE, JM | Disgrace

Copy 2

London, Secker & Warburg 1999, black cloth with dj [with ‘Winner of the Booker Prize 1999], 22×14 cm, 220pp, 1st edn 1st imp 2nd state (Clays Printers)

Fine -. Small black felt pen mark on cover

$15

COETZEE, JM | Dusklands
London, Penguin 1983, pbk, 19.5×12.5 cm

Good. Tears to the top and bottom of the spine

$10

COETZEE, J[ohn] M | The Humanities in Africa / Die Geistewissenschaften in Afrika
Munich, Carl Friedrich von Simens Stiftung, pbk 20×12.5 cm, 96pp, text in English and German

Fine.

$5

COETZEE, JM | In the Heart of the Country
London, Penguin 1977, 19.5×12.5 cm, 266pp, reprint

Very good

$5

COETZEE, JM | Life & Times of Michael K
London, Vintage 1998, pbk, 19.5×12.5 cm, 184pp, reprint

Very good.

$2.50

COETZEE, JM | Waiting For the Barbarians
London, Vintage 2004, pbk, 19.5 x12.5 cm, reprint

Fine.

$5

COETZEE, JM | What is Realism?
Bennington, Bennington College 1997, photocopy of #307 of 1000

Fine.

$20

GRANT, Linda | We Had It So Good
London, Virago 2010, pbk, 21.5×13.5 cm, 358pp, proof copy

Fine.

$10

HEMINGWAY, Ernest | The Old Man and the Sea
London, Jonathan Cape 1954, 19.5×13 cm, 127pp, 7th reprint, dj by Hans Tisdall

Very good. The edges somewhat foxed and dusty; dj vg+, clipped (but not price clipped)

$40

KRYLOV, Ivan [PARES, Bernard (translator)] | Russian Fables

London, Penguin Books 1942, pbk, 17.5×11 cm, 88pp, adverts

Good. Poor quality war time paper; the edges and covers foxed; small portion of one corner of front cover missing; the text clean and tight

$5

Le CARRE, John | Our Kind of Traitor
London, Viking 2010, pbk, 23×15, 306pp, proof copy

Fine.

$25

ORWELL, George | Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays
London, Secker & Warburg 1950, pale green cloth with dj, 18.5×12.5 cm, 212pp

Good. Foxing to the edges; dj creased with a number of small open tears; owner’s signature on fep

$25

ROY, Arundhati | The God of Small Things
London, Flamingo 1997, purple-blue cloth, 22×14 cm, 340pp, 1st edn 1st imp

Fine. The cover wrapped in plastic

$10

SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe | Letters to Elizabeth Hitchener
London, Bertram Dobell 1908, light brown cloth, 351pp

Very good -. Dirty mark on back end paper

$5

SINGER, Isaac Bashevis | The Spinoza of Market Street
London, Jonathan Cape 1973, blue cloth with dj, 20×13 cm, 214pp, reprint

Very good +.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken less than 20 times between June 1973 and April 1978.

$5

STEVENSON, DE | Five Windows
London, Collins 1961, green cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 319pp, reprint

Good. End pastedown torn.

$25

TENENBAUM, Samuel | The Wise Men of Chelm
New York, Thomas Yoseloff 1965, mauve cloth with dj, 21.5×14 cm, 176pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out nine times between November 1966 and April 1969

$5

THOMPSON, Kenneth | Member’s Lobby
London, Michael Joseph 1966, black cloth with dj, 20.5×13.5 cm, 223pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out eight times between March 1967 and November 1973

$5

VAN GULIK, Robert | The Phantom of the Temple
London, Heinemann 1966, blue cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 205pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out 25+ times between May 1967 and July 1986

$20

VAN GULIK, Robert | The Red Pavilion
London, Heinemann 1964, blue cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 184pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out 45+ times between August 1965 and August 1987

$20

VAN GULIK, Robert | The Willow Pattern
London, Heinemann 1965, mauve cloth with dj, 19×12.5 cm, 175pp

Very good. Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out about 40 times between August 1965 and July 1986

$100

VANN, David | Caribou Island
London, Penguin 2011, pbk, 20×13 cm, 294pp, proof copy

Fine.

$5

WILSON, Colin | The Philosopher’s Stone
London, Arthur Baker 1969, brown cloth with dj, 20×13.5 cm, 315pp

Very Good.  Ex-Transvaal Provincial Library book covered in plastic: usual library marks; taken out approx. 25 times between November 1969 and 28 November 1996.

$35

POLITICS

LENIN, VI | On Socialist Democracy
Moscow, Novosti Press Agency 1970, pbk, 17.5×10.5 cm, 119pp

Very good. The bottom corner of some pages creased.

$5

SPIRKIN, A | Lenin on State and Democracy – Revised edn
Moscow, Novosti Press Agency [1970], pbk, 17.5×10.5 cm, 54pp

Fine.

$10

WOODFIN R and Zarate O |Introducing Marxism – A Graphic Guide
London, Icon Books 2009, pbk, 16.5×11.5 cm, 176pp

Fine.

$5

TRAVEL

SCHIEL, Adolf | 23 Jahre in Sudafrika
Leipzig, FA Brockhaus 1902, ½ leather, 23×15.5 cm, 592pp + folding map, plan

Good +. Rebound; one corner of the front cover badly chipped; the front cover held in place with cloth tape; the spine worn; else tight and clean

$10

VARIOUS

WESTROPP, Hodder M | A Manual of Precious Stones and Antique Gems
London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle 1874, gilt-embossed blue cloth, 17×11.5 cm, all edges red, 165pp, illus

Very good +. The corners a little bumped and fraying to the top of the spine

$10

 

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