Newsletter 128

  Dear Collector We are particularly excited by this month’s list, which includes a wide variety of fascinating books, ranging in subject matter from Sport to African Travel & Exploration, and from Crime to Natural History & Gardening.  Here are some of the highlights: It has never been possible to treat water in Africa with […]

Newsletter 127

Newsletter 127

Dear Collector For Newsletter 127, we feature an occasional list of Travel items from our stock.  The 238 titles cover all regions: Africa & Adjacent Islands, Asia & Far East, Australasia & South Pacific, British Isles & Ireland, Europe, General Travel & Voyages, Near & Middle East, North America & Caribbean, Polar Regions, and South […]


Newsletter 126

Dear Collector We are very pleased to announce our second catalogue in a series: The Collection of R. de R. Jooste: The Anglo-Boer War, South African History and Related Subjects.  As pointed out when the first catalogue was issued at this time last year, there are not many South African War collections to match that […]


Newsletter 121

Dear Collector For newsletter number 121, our first of 2015, we would like to draw your attention to a major catalogue, The Collection of R. de R. Jooste: The Anglo-Boer War, South African History and Related Subjects (Part I).  There are few South African War collections of similar substance in private hands, and several of […]

 Icones orchidearum Austro-Africanarum extra-tropicarum, by Harry Bolus

112 – This Month at Christison Rare Books – Launch of Website

Dear Collector This month’s newsletter is exciting for several reasons.  Firstly, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our new website, which you can view here:http://www.christison.co.za.  The site has a number of features, including its own search facility which is not reliant on an external listing site, a secure payment arrangement, and an archive of […]