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Recent Arrivals from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

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Proeve van Kleine Gedigten voor Kinderen

by van Alphen, Hieronymus

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([The Hague]: L.J.C. Boucher, ca 1939). 16mo; cloth-backed pictorial papered boards; unpaginated (but pp. 76); plates. Lightly rubbed; some foxing to edges and outermost leaves; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Good to very good condition. Dutch text. Facsimile reprint of the 1778 edition of Jan van Terveen. Van Alphen's children's poems enjoyed great success, and were translated… Read more
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Stellenbosch

by [Ko-operatiewe Wijnbouwers Vereniging]

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(Paarl: K.W.V., no date). 297 x 210 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; unpaginated (but pp. 16); photographs, largely in colour. Light foxing. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. An evocative introduction to the charms of the Boland town. 'In hierdie bondige brosjure oor Stellenbosch is daar gepoog om die voornemende besoeker aan die "Eikestad" nie net die gewone toeriste-inligting te gee nie,… Read more
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Van den Vos Reynaerde

by Hellinga, W. G. (collector)

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$72.56

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(Amsterdam: A. A. Balkema, 1940). "In 200 exx. gedrukt met de letter van Peter Schoeffer von Gernsheim op Hollandsch papier van Van Gelder. Typografie van J. van Krimpen. De tekst is verzorgd door dr. W. Gs Hellinga." 12mo; original limp card boards; dustwrapper; unpaginated (but pp. 138). Dustwrapper a little foxed and soiled, with some loss to extremities of spine… Read more
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(London: The Folio Society, 2001). Text facsimile of the Hodder and Stoughton edition of 1924. 4to; gilt pictorial white cloth housed in gold-coloured slipcase; pp. viii + 239; colour plates. Slipcase very slightly rubbed, else fine. Featuring, among others, the immortal tales of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Sindbad the Sailor, and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, this edition… Read more
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Dikjandoeridaai

by Malherbe, Marie

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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1958). Presentation slip, presumably from the author, mounted to front free endpaper reads: "Vir die 3 (?) dogters van Tannie Marie - 21-1-60 Stellenbosch." Small 4to; cloth-backed pictorial papered boards; pp. 111 + (i); line drawings. Boards a bit rubbed; some light foxing. Good condition. Afrikaans text. "Hierdie boek is bekroon in die afdeling Kinderboeke… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2003) 1868421503. 229 x 153 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xiv + 370, incl. index; map; plates. Earlier owner's name signed inside upper cover; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "Nelson Mandela's inauguration as president of South Africa was a defining moment of the twentieth century. This book, by one of South Africa's most distinguished journalists and… Read more
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(London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. / Cape Town: T. Maskew Miller, [1911?]). 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. 317 + (iii) + 12. Cloth rather worn and stippled; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; rather foxed throughout. Fair to good. "To the memory of the brave men of two nations,… Read more
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Stellenbosch 1679-1929

by Bouman, A. C., with J. L. M. Franken and others

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(Stellenbosch: Hortors Ltd for the Stellenbosch Town Council, 1929). 4to; original dark buckram, blocked in gilt to spine and upper cover; pp. 149 + (iii) + (128); woodcuts; plates, incl. folding. Boards rather worn, mottled and bumped; hinges starting; some foxing to edges and endpapers, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good only. Excellent plates. Text in English and Afrikaans. 'If at… Read more
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The Greengage Summer

by Godden, Rumer

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(London: The Folio Society, 2002). 8vo; light green pictorial cloth, blocked in gilt and dark green; green slipcase; pp. xxiv + 171; line drawings by Aafke Brouwer. Spine gilt ever so slightly dull, else fine. "The Greengage Summer was published in 1958 and has been translated into ten languages. It has never been out of print. The book has been… Read more
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An Irishman's Difficulties with the Dutch Language

by "Cuey-na-Gael" [J Irwin Brown]

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(Rotterdam: J. M. Bredée, [1908]). Author's signed presentation inscription, dated October 1908, to front free endpaper. Crown 8vo; pictorial buff cloth; pp. viii + 99 + (vii). Cloth rather worn and soiled; backstrip fractured along portion of joints; two gift inscriptions (one dated 1908, as is the introduction) to front free endpaper; some browning and foxing. Fair. Written by the… Read more
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The Joburg Book

by Brodie, Nechama (editor)

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9781770100794
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(Johannesburg: Pan Macmillan, 2008) 9781770100794. 260 x 215 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. iv + 332, incl. index; lavishly illustrated with recent and historical photographs and artwork; maps and street plans. Fine condition. "Johannesburg: a city of thieves and dreamers, home to more than four million inhabitants spread out over an area larger than greater London ... The Joburg Book… Read more
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(no place: the author, no date). Signed by the author inside the front cover. 210 x 148 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial card wrappers; unpaginated (but pp. 24); map; photographs. Very good condition. Engaging little collection of curiosities relating to the landmarks along the river, from around Tarkastad to the Cradock/Cookhouse Road. .
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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1922). Tall 8vo; original pictorial tan cloth blocked in black, red and green; pp. 52 + (iii); line drawings. Uncommon early Afrikaans childrens' book. Somewhat rubbed and soiled; archival tape repairs to hinges; picture of rose mounted to front free endpaper; binding very slack and just holding; some fingering and foxing; some pencil crayon colouring-in… Read more
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Engelsch Leesboek voor Handelsscholen

by Leliveld, J. J.

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(Groningen: J. B. Wolters, 1908). 8vo; original salmon-coloured cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; pp. (iv) + 168 + 16. Light wear to cloth; gift inscription to front free endpaper; binding a little slack; discreet archival tape reinforcing to gutters between pages 2 and 3, and 14 and 15; regular, light browning; some foxing to endpapers, occasional… Read more
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Selected Poems

by Maclennan, Don

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9780958402385
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(Johannesburg: Quartz Press / Cape Town: Snailpress, 2006) 0958402388. 207 x 135 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 180. Earlier owner's name signed inside upper cover; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "A uniquely South African voice characterized by disarming simplicity and profound thought. This book, spanning the output of over thirty years supports the claim that Don Maclennan must be… Read more
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The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

by Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl and Wilhelm Carl (authors), and Arthur Rackham (illustrator)

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(London: The Folio Society, 2002). 4to; gilt pictorial blue cloth; tinted top edge; blue slipcase; pictorial endpapers; pp. xvi + 325; colour plates; line drawings. Partial discolouration to backstrip, else fine. "Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm and his brother Wilhelm Carl published their first volume of the Kinder- und Hausmärchen in Christmas 1812. The second volume followed in 1814; the third… Read more
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(London: William Heinemann, 1927). First British edition. Pictorial bookplate of Andrew Fleming to front pastedown. 8vo; later blue cloth; titles and the earlier owner's name in gilt to backstrip; new endpapers; pp. xviii + (ii) + 310; plates after the author's photographs; frontis. portrait. Cloth a little stippled and very lightly worn to extremities; backstrip a touch darkened. Very good… Read more
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The Best of Dorothy Parker

by Parker, Dorothy (author), and Mervyn Horder (introduction)

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(London: The Folio Society, 2002). 8vo; silver pictorial boards in grey slipcase; pp. 233; full-page illustrations by Helen Smithson. Fine condition. "The Best of Dorothy Parker contains about half her total output - reviews apart. It is a bran-tub for dipping into rather than a major exhibition in any chronological or formal order; but the contents have been carefully chosen… Read more
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The Creation Altarpiece Exhibition 2007

by Hofmeyr, Carol, and others (contributors)

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(Keiskamma: Keiskamma Art Project, 2007). 210 x 148 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; unpaginated (but pp. 18); photographs in colour and monochrome. Very slightly rubbed. Very good condition. "The Keiskamma Art Project ... focuses primarily on the collective production of large works. Under the guidance of artist Carol Hofmeyr, and other artists and crafters, the women are encouraged to make the… Read more
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Die swerftog van die Helena

by Johanssen, Holmer

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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1963). Loosely inserted typescript card with the message "Met die beste groete en wense van Die skrywer". 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in black on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 198; plate. Dustwrapper edgeworn, partially sunned and a bit foxed; endpapers, outermost leaves and edges a somewhat foxed. Good. Afrikaans text. Holmer Johanssen was the pseudonym of… Read more
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