AntiquarianAuctions.com: Rare Books - online 5/30, 115, Constantia

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Auction Date
June 06, 2024 - June 06, 2024
Page Size: 284 items in 12 pages

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

OLIVER TWIST

London 1838 USD 700.00 - 800.00 Unknown
2 Fitzpatrick (Sir Percy)

JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD

London 1907 USD 700.00 - 800.00 Unknown
3 Fitzpatrick (J. Percy)

THROUGH MASHONALAND WITH PICK & PEN

Johannesburg 1892 USD 600.00 - 700.00 Unknown
4 Major Denham, Captain Clapperton, and Dr. Oudney

Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824

London 1826 USD 600.00 - 700.00 Unknown
5 Barth (Henry) [Heinrich]

TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES IN NORTH AND CENTRAL AFRICA;

Brown 1858 USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
6 Jacob (William)

Tracts Relating to the Corn Trade and Corn Laws

London 1828 USD 450.00 - 550.00 Unknown
7 Maxwell (William Hamilton)

Memoirs of the Right Honorable Sir Robert Peel, Bart.

London 1842 USD 400.00 - 500.00 Unknown
8 Golden Cockerel Press:

THE METAMORPHOSES OF PUBLIUS OVIDIUS NASO

London 1958 USD 600.00 - 700.00 Unknown
9 Merensky's Map of the South African Republic (folding map)

ORIGINAL MAP OF THE TRANSVAAL OR SOUTH-AFRICAN REPUBLIC INCLUDING THE GOLD AND DIAMONDFIELDS

Berlin 1875 USD 700.00 - 800.00 Unknown
10 Cooley (William Desborough)

INNER AFRICA LAID OPEN

London 1852 USD 900.00 - 1,100.00 Unknown
11 Hamilton (Thomas)

Men And Manners In America

Edinburgh and London 1833 USD 130.00 - 180.00 Unknown
12 Burton (Richard Francis)

ZANZIBAR; AND TWO MONTHS IN EAST AFRICA

1858 USD 1,250.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
13 [Burton (Richard Francis)Translator]

THE LANDS OF CAZEMBE

London 1873 USD 100.00 - 125.00 Unknown
14 Burton (Richard Francis)

First Footsteps in East Africa; An Exploration of Harar

London 1894 USD 400.00 - 450.00 Unknown
15 [Burton (Captain Sir Richard Francis)]

THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT

London 1897 USD 7,000.00 - 8,000.00 Unknown
16 Speke (John Hanning)

MY SECOND EXPEDITION TO EASTERN INTERTROPICAL AFRICA

USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 Unknown
17 Churchill (Winston S.)

THE SECOND WORLD WAR

London 1948 - 1954 USD 700.00 - 800.00 Unknown
18 Baring, Horwood C.

The Gold Deposits of the Rand (1917)

London 1917 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
19 Klempner, Paul

The Witwatersrand Gold Mines (1951)

London 1951 USD 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
20 Klempner, Paul

The Orange Free State Gold Mines (1950-1951)

London 1950-1951 USD 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
21 Curle, James Herbert

The Gold Mines of the World (1899)

London 1899 USD 500.00 - 700.00 Unknown
22 Krenkel, Erich

Geology of Africa [3 volumes] (1925-1938)

Berlin 1925-1928-1938 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
23 Bleloch, William Edwin

The New South Africa: Its Value and Development (1901)

London 1901 USD 500.00 - 600.00 Unknown
24 Muller, Hendrik P. N.

Zuid-Afrika (1890)

Leiden 1890 USD 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
25 His Majesty's Stationery Office

Southern RHODESIA - LOT of 2 ITEMS from 1914 & 1941

London 1914 & 1941 USD 180.00 - 250.00 Unknown
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