Clarke's Africana & Rare Books

Address: P.O. Box 186, Constantia, (Cape Town), 7848, South Africa
Contact Person: Paul Mills
Country of Origin South Africa
Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
Website: http://www.clarkes.co.za
Trade Association: ABA - ILAB, SABDA
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Phone: 0027 21 794 0600

Founded in 1958, Clarkes specialises in Africana and general antiquarian books, prints, maps and ephemera. Africana Catalogues are issued four times a year. All subjects are covered including, African exploration and travel, missionary endeavour, ethnography, Bushmen and rock art, big-game hunting, military history, the Anglo Boer War, Boer War ephemera, Zulu War and the First World War in East Africa and South West Africa, natural history (botany, ornithology, etc.), Mining (particularly diamonds and gold), Natal & Zululand, Namibia, art & architecture, literature & politics. Also Maps, prints and ephemera. We offer an active search service for all antiquarian and secondhand books.

Results in Auction #36

Lot Author Title Hammer Price
1 [Burgin (Private Charles)] MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1900 & 1901 $3675
2 City Imperial Volunteers (C.I.V.) AUTOGRAPH LETTERS OF PRIVATE GEORGE LIPSHAM $4305
3 Photograph Albums FROM BEIRA TO CAPE TOWN $2625
4 [Crowe (George)] FROM PORTSMOUTH TO PEKING VIA LADYSMITH, With a Naval Brigade $3267
5 [Dawnay (Lt.Col. A.G.C.)] A MONTH ON THE MODDER RIVER WITH THE COLDSTREAM $1155
6 Dawson (Captain E.) SOME NOTES ON THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA $1839
8 [Freeman (Lieut.-Commdr. Benson)] HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE 3RD COUNTY OF LONDON (SHARPSHOOTERS) IMPERIAL YEOMANRY. 1900-1905 $400
9 [Grey (J. Grattan)] FREEDOM OF THOUGHT & SPEECH IN NEW ZEALAND, A Serious Menace to Liberty. THE STORY OF THE BOERS. $500
10 Hubly (R.C.) 'G' COMPANY, or, Every-day Life of the R.C.R., $300
11 Kenyon (Captain L.R.) THE BOER WAR 1899-1900 $1104
12 [Lygon (Edward Hugh, The Hon.)] THE DIARY OF THE HON. E.H. LYGON $1500
13 Marden (Major A.W.) & Newbigging (Capt. & Adjt. W.P.) ROUGH DIARY OF THE DOINGS OF THE 1ST BATTn. MANCHESTER REGT. DURING THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR, 1899 TO 1902 $400
14 [Reconnaissance Reports, Parts I & II] RECONNAISSANCE REPORTS ON LINES OF ADVANCE THROUGH THE ORANGE FREE STATE $1575
15 Watson (J. Hannan) THE TROOPER'S SKETCH BOOK OF THE BOER WAR $701
89 Andersson (C.J.) NOTES ON THE BIRDS OF DAMARA LAND $331
90 Boonzajer (F.J.) (Manuscript Atlas) ATLAS VAN DE KAAP DE GOEDE HOOP $2000
92 Fairbridge (Dorothea) HISTORIC HOUSES OF SOUTH AFRICA $221
94 Horsbrugh (Maj. B.) & Davies (Sgt. C.G.) THE GAME-BIRDS & WATER-FOWL OF SOUTH AFRICA $150
97 Marloth (Rudolph) THE FLORA OF SOUTH AFRICA $500
98 Millais (John Guille) A BREATH FROM THE VELDT $350
101 Pringle (Thomas) AFRICAN SKETCHES $300
105 Lyell (Denis D.) THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT AND ITS HUNTERS $630
106 Madox (John) EXCURSIONS IN THE HOLY LAND, EGYPT, NUBIA, SYRIA, ETC $893
107 Myers (Arthur B.R.) LIFE WITH THE HAMRAN ARABS $1176
108 Paterson (Lieutenant William) A NARRATIVE OF FOUR JOURNEYS INTO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOTTENTOTS, AND CAFFRARIA IN THE YEARS 1777, 1778, 1779 $2205
109 Stigand (Captain C.H.) HUNTING THE ELEPHANT IN AFRICA AND OTHER RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTEEN YEARS' WANDERINGS $546
110 Cartoons: 3 CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC CARTOONS FROM TRUTH, CHRISTMAS NUMBER, DECEMBER 25, 1896 $175
111 Folding Map: BACON’S LARGE-PRINT , UP-TO-DATE MAP OF TRANSVAAL, CAPE COLONY, ETC. $69
112 Baines (Thomas) EXPLORATIONS IN SOUTH-WEST AFRICA $237
114 Cape Town Gazette –Kaapstads Kourant: THE CAPE TOWN GAZETTE, AND AFRICAN ADVERTISER (1818/9) $525
115 Cape of Good Hope: THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE (1838) $315
116 Commercial Advertiser THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER 1842 & 1845 $210
172 Farini (G.A.) THROUGH THE KALAHARI DESERT $657
173 White (A.), Dyer (R.A.) & Sloane (B.L.) THE SUCCULENT EUPHORBIEAE (Southern Africa) $174
174 Cornell (F.C.) THE GLAMOUR OF PROSPECTING $158
185 Seven South African Photographers: SOUTH AFRICA: THE CORDONED HEART (Portfolio of signed original photographs) $2415
186 Theal (George McCall) COMPENDIUM OF SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY. $50
213 Brown (Leslie H.), Fry (C.H.) et al, Series Editors: THE BIRDS OF AFRICA (7 Volumes). $368
227 Cape Town: CAPE TOWN AND THE PICTURESQUE PENINSULA. $30
229 Sachs (Joseph) IRMA STERN AND THE SPIRIT OF AFRICA $100
231 Goldblatt (David) & Gordimer (Nadine) ON THE MINES $126
232 Miles (Elza) LAND AND LIVES: A STORY OF EARLY BLACK ARTISTS. $50
267 Mandela (Nelson) FREE SOUTH AFRICA. OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAMME (Signed by Nelson Mandela) $399
268 Early Cape Printing: NOTICE OF GOVERNOR’S PERMISSION TO PUBLISH THE CAPE TOWN GAZETTE (1800) $2258
269 Elliott (Arthur) SOUTH AFRICA THROUGH THE CENTURIES $74
270 Hahn (T.H.) AN INDEX OF THE GREY COLLECTION IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN PUBLIC LIBRARY $74
271 Jabavu (D.D.T.) THE LIFE OF JOHN TENGO JABAVU, EDITOR O IMVO ZABANTSUNGU, 1884-1921 $210
272 [Smedley (Constance)] WOMAN: A FEW SHRIEKS! (Olive Schreiner’s copy heavily annotated in her hand) $6510
292 Dower (Rev. W.) THE EARLY ANNALS OF KOKSTAD AND GRIQUALAND EAST $20
326 Kentridge (William) DRAWINGS FOR PROJECTION. (Signed by the artist) $700
327 Kentridge (William) NOSE, THIRTY ETCHINGS. (Signed by the artist) $473
328 Kentridge (William) TIDE TABLE. (Signed by the artist) $1995
329 Kentridge (William) SO. Films, Sculptures, Drawings, Linocuts, Lithographs. (Signed by the artist) $788
334 [Van Riebeeck] JOURNAL OF JAN VAN RIEBEECK $50
394 Anglo-Boer War: SHEET MUSIC $81
395 Edwards & Co. THE ANGLO-BOER WAR, 1899-1900 $100
396 Cleghorn and Harris: A JOURNAL OF FASHIONS, For the Summer Season, 1902-3 $50
398 Oosthuizen (Pieter) BOER WAR MEMORABILIA. The Collectors' Guide. $38
399 Seddon (R.J.) Prime Minister of New Zealand: CHRISTMAS GREETINGS & BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR. $30
401 Hixon (Ellis) DRIE VOORNAAME ZEE-TOGTEN VAN FRANCISCUS DRAAK, $100