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Book lovers enjoy antique books for their impact on history and culture and thought-provoking contents. Vintage books may also be adored for their physical characteristics, such as the artwork on an original cover or for notes made in the margin by the creator or a famous person. A Salvador Dali "Alice in Wonderland" book for sale is valued for its illustrations by the famous painter and its originality. A biography of Queen Victoria titled "Queen Victoria from Her Birth to Her Bridal" is rare and interesting because of the disapproving notes scribbled in the margin by Queen Victoria herself. Similarly, these little discrepancies also make antique maps and rare manuscripts valuable.

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Maxwell, Herbert Right Hon. Sir THE LOWLAND SCOTS REGIMENTS: THEIR ORIGIN,

March 28, 2017, 10:30 AM CAT
Sandton, South Africa

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Riall, Nicholas (Compiler and Editor) BOER WAR: THE LETTERS, DIARIES AND PH

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ROSSLYN, EARL OF (EDITOR) THE GRAM: A SOCIAL MAGAZINE PRODUCED BY BRITISH (

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Sandton, South Africa

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Anon A SOUVENIR OF LOURENCO MARQUES: AN ALBUM OF VIEWS OF THE TOWN Lourenco

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Arbousset, T. and Daumas, F. NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLARATORY TOUR TO THE NORTH-

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Arnot, David The Hon. & Orpen, F. H. S. THE LAND QUESTION OF GRIQUALAND WES

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Baines, Thomas SCENERY AND EVENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA Cape Town: A. A. Balkema,

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Beamont, William TO SINAI AND SYENE AND BACK IN 1860 AND 1861 London: Smith

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Carter, T. F. A NARRATIVE OF THE BOER WAR (OF 1880 - 81) (WITH) ITS CAUSES

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Sandton, South Africa

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Colenso, Frances (pseudonym Atherton Wylde) MY CHIEF AND I OR SIX MONTHS IN

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Collyer, J. J. Brigadier THE CAMPAIGN IN GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1914 - 1

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Daniell, Samuel AFRICAN SCENERY AND ANIMALS Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1976

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Darroll, Gail DUCKS OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Johannesburg: Acorn Books, 1986 F

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Denham, Major, Clapperton, Capt & Oudney, Doctor TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES IN

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Dyer, R. A. THE GENERA OF SOUTH AFRICAN FLOWERING PLANTS, 2 VOLS Pretoria:

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Germishuizen, G. TRANSVAAL WILD FLOWERS Johannesburg: MacMillan South Afric

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Juta, H. C. THE HISTORY OF THE TRANSVAAL SCOTTISH 1902 - 1932 WITH APPENDIC

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Kennedy, Rankin THE BOOK OF THE MOTOR CAR, 3 VOLS London: Caxton Publ. Co.

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Little, James Stanley SOUTH AFRICA: A SKETCH BOOK OF MEN, MANNERS AND FACTS

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Leibrandt, H. C. V. PRECIS OF THE ARCHIVES OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE ? Journ

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LUCAS, THOMAS J. THE ZULUS AND THE BRITISH FRONTIERS London: Chapman and Ha

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Macquoid, Percy A HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE, 4 VOLS London: Lawrence & B

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Various THE CAPE TOWN MIRROR FROM SEPTEMBER 1848 TO JUNE 1849 Cape Town: J.

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Various THE RHODESIAN COLLECTION ? SMITH, IAN - The Great Betrayal: The Mem

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Vingboons, J. VINGBOONS ATLAS Haarlem: Fibula - van Dishoek, 1981 1981 facs

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Sandton, South Africa

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Walton, James HOMESTEADS AND VILLAGES OF SOUTH AFRICA Pretoria: J. L. van S

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Lewes, United Kingdom

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Sydney, Australia

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Web os Spiderman Vol 117 and X-Patrol Destiny Awaits

March 28, 2017, 7:30 PM CST
Austin, TX, USA

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1966 Australia Proof 10 cents Uncirclullated check your books

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Austin, TX, USA

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1966 Australia Proof 20 Cents Uncirculated  check your books

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Austin, TX, USA

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VITRINE CABINET FOR BOOKS,

March 29, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Zurich, Switzerland

CHF900 (starting bid)

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GRP inc Soldier & Figure Books - 9 x Toy Soldier

March 29, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

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GRP inc Soldier & Figure Books - 9 x Toy Soldier

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Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

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Book - Britains - The Great Book of Britains

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Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

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Book - Britains - The Great Book of Britains

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A SMALL GROUP OF ANCIENT AND TRIBAL ART REFERENCE BOOKS Exhibition catalogue, La Cuiller: Collection de M.H.F.R. Paris (1963); Arts Council of Great Britain, Exhibition of Mexican Art, London, (1953); Arts Council of Great Britain, Mexican Art, London (1953); Arts Council of Great Britain, 5,000 Years of Egyptian Art, London, (1962); Arts Council of Great Britain, Ancient Peruvian Art, London, (1962); Burland, C. A., Art and Life in Ancient Mexico, Oxford, (1948); Cranstone, B. A., Melanesia: A Short Ethnography, London, (1960); Dick-Read, R., Sanamu: Adventures in Search of African Art, London, (1964); Fagg., W., The Webster Plass Collection of African Art, London, (1953); Hall, H. R., A General Introduction Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum, London, (1930); Lange, K. and M. Hirmer, Egypt: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting in Three Thousand Years, London, (1961) Leuzinger, E., Afrikanische Skulpturen, Zürich, (1978); Nicholson, I., Mexican and Central American Mythology, London, (1973); Oswald, A., Ancient America: The American Collections of the City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, (1955); Rowland, B. Jr., Ancient Art from Afghanistan, Harvard, (1966); Segy, L., African Sculpture, Dover, (1958); Von Haguen, V. W., The Ancient Sun Kingdoms of the Americas, Cologne, (1962); Wakeling, T. G., Forged Egyptian Antiquities, London, (1912); Ward, J., The Sacred Beetle: A Popular Treatise on Egyptian Scarabs in Art and History, London, (1902).

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A GROUP OF CHRISTIE'S CATALOGUES Including: Islamic & Indian Works of Art & Textiles, Christie?s South Kensington, 27 April 2012; Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, Christie?s London, 26 April 2012; Islamic & Indian Manuscripts & Works on Paper, Christie?s South Kensington, 23 April 2012; Archeologie. Collection Pierre et Claude Verite, Christie?s Paris, 20 December 2011; Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, Christie?s London, 6 October 2011; Antiquities, Christie?s New York, 9 June 2011; Art & Textiles from the Islamic and Indian Worlds, Christie?s South Kensington, 8 April 2011; Collection Jean-Philippe Mariaud de Serres, Christie?s Paris, 16-17 February 2011; Robert Kime: An Eastern Perspective, Christie?s South Kensington, 27 October 2010; Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles, Christie?s South Kensington, 15-16 April 2010; Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles, Christie?s South Kensington, 9 October 2009; Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles, Christie?s South Kensington, 9 October 2009; Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, Christie?s London, 6 October 2009; Antiquities including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass, Christie?s London, 28 April 2009; Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, Christie?s London, 31 March 2009; The Stanford Place Collection of Antiquities, Christie?s London, 26 April 2006; Faces from the Ancient World: A European Private Collection, Christie?s London, 20 April 2005; Ancient Jewelry, Christie?s New York, 9 December 2004; The Leo Mildenberg Collection of Ancient Animals, Christie?s London, 26-27 October 2004; Miroir du gout et des preferences de deux amateurs: Collection Jacques et Henriette Schumann, Christie?s Paris, 30 September 2003; The Erlenmayer Collection of Cretan Seals, Christie?s London, 5 June 1989.

March 29, 2017, 11:00 AM GMT
Acton, London, United Kingdom

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Michael Graves American, 1934-2015 The Great Gatsby Plaque, 1984

March 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Provincial Style Oak Drop-Leaf Dining Table

March 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Picasso Autograph and Drawing on book page

March 29, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Franklin, MA, USA

$900 (6 bids)

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Book

March 29, 2017, 1:00 PM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

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Group Ten Reference Books on French Designers

March 29, 2017, 1:00 PM EST
Woodbury, CT, USA

$475 (8 bids)

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THREE RELIGIOUS PLAQUES

March 30, 2017, 10:00 AM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD90 (starting bid)

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A LARGE COLLECTION OF VINTAGE BOOKS, ARTHUR MEE, & DUMAS

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

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TWO SHELVES OF ASSORTED BOOKS, INCL. 'AUSTRALIAN WOMEN' ETC.

March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

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