AntiquarianAuctions.com: Rare Books - bidstart 2/29, 113, Constantia

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Auction Date
March 07, 2024 - March 07, 2024
Page Size: 315 items in 13 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 Smith (Andrew)

ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ZOOLOGY OF SOUTH AFRICA; (Rare in the original 28 parts)

London 1838-1849 USD 12,500.00 - 15,000.00 Not Sold
2 Goldmann (C.S.)

ATLAS OF THE WITWATERSRAND AND OTHER GOLDFIELDS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPBULIC (Monumental atlas of the gold mines of the Rand)

London 1899 USD 4,500.00 - 5,500.00 USD 5,071.50
3 Prisse d'Avennes (Achille Constant)

ORIENTAL ALBUM. CHARACTERS, COSTUMES, AND MODES OF LIFE IN THE VALLEY OF THE NILE

London 1851 USD 2,250.00 - 2,500.00 Not Sold
4 [Humphreys (Henry Noel) Editor & Illuminator]

PARABLES OF OUR LORD

Brown 1847 USD 300.00 - 400.00 Not Sold
5 Playfair (R. Lambert & Gunther, Albert C.L.G.)

THE FISHES OF ZANZIBAR. ACANTHOPTERYGII, PHARYNGOGNATHI, ETC.

London 1866 USD 1,800.00 - 2,000.00 Not Sold
6 National Party:

THREE POLITICAL POSTERS, 1948 ELECTION

Cape Town 1948 USD 400.00 - 500.00 Not Sold
7 Wesley DOUGILL (1893-1943, draughtsman, architect, town planner, etc).

[LONDON after the BLITZ & more: an archive of material, incl. early sketchbooks, typed notes, tributes after his early death]]

[1919-1943] USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Not Sold
8 Sir Winston CHURCHILL, David LLOYD GEORGE, A.F. BALFOUR and others (subjects).

A circa 1917-22 enamelled metal advertising sign, 28 x 20 inches, for the humorous magazine 'The Passing Show''

[c.1917-1922] USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 Not Sold
9 Macdonald 'Max' GILL (1884-1947, designer/cartographer)

Map of the Electric Railways of London

London [1 November 1923] USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 402.50
10 Fielding (T.H.) and Walton (J.)

A PICTURESQUE TOUR OF THE ENGLISH LAKES

London 1821 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 543.95
11 Sue Grafton

Twelve Signed Books from Grafton's Alphabet Series + Kinsey and Me

USD 200.00 - 250.00 Not Sold
12 Clive Cussler

12 Double Signed Copies from the Isaac Bell Adventures Series

Tualatin USD 500.00 - 700.00 Not Sold
13 Tennessee Williams

THE GLASS MENAGERIE - FIRST US EDITION

New York 1945 USD 300.00 - 400.00 Not Sold
14 Bowler (Thomas W.)

PICTORIAL ALBUM OF CAPE TOWN

Cape Town 1866 USD 700.00 - 800.00 USD 1,026.95
15 Kolb (Peter)

THE PRESENT STATE OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE:

London 1731 USD 900.00 - 1,000.00 Not Sold
16 Paterson (Lieutenant William)

A NARRATIVE OF FOUR JOURNEYS INTO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOTTENTOTS AND CAFFRARIA

London 1789 USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 Not Sold
17 Van Reenen (Jacob) and Riou (Captain Edward)

A JOURNAL OF A JOURNEY FROM THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE UNDERTAKEN IN 1790 AND 1791

London 1792 USD 900.00 - 1,100.00 USD 845.25
18 Lichtenstein (Henry

TRAVELS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

London 1815 USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 Not Sold
19 Thompson (George)

TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

London 1827 USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 Not Sold
20 9th Royal Lancers

Trooper's Lance Cap

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 Not Sold
21 Pager (Harald)

THE ROCK PAINTINGS OF THE UPPER BRANDBERG

Koln 1989 -- 2006 USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 Not Sold
22 Baring, Horwood C.

The Gold Deposits of the Rand (1917)

London 1917 USD 1,800.00 - 2,300.00 Not Sold
23 Klempner, Paul

The Orange Free State Gold Mines (1950-1951)

London 1950-1951 USD 300.00 - 350.00 Not Sold
24 Robin Lee (editor)

VALUES ALIVE - A TRIBUTE TO HELEN SUZMAN (1990) - signed & numbered de luxe edition

Johannesburg 1990 USD 150.00 - 150.00 Not Sold
25 John Barrow

An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa, in the Years 1797 and 1798

London 1801 & 1804 USD 250.00 - 250.00 USD 169.05
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