The New Vision: From Material to Architecture

‘This book puts forth no claim of serving as a handbook of materials, sculpture, or architecture; it will not catalogue everything deserving of mention in those fields – it will merely point a line of direction, with the definite purpose of spurring the reader on to first-hand experience.’ Covers slightly marked. Some wear to edges. Previous owner’s inscription on front free endpaper. Minor foxing to endpapers. Clean sound copy. Translated by Daphne Hoffmann.

Price – $230.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

The Paintings of J. H. Amshewitz R.B.A

A good copy with foxing to the dust jacket. Ten colour plates and more than 80 monochrome reproductions of murals, portraits, drawings, watercolours and paintings




Price – $49.00 (ZAR-380.00)

The Pedigree of Sports

Ren Sihong is a Chinese artist. He uses the metaphor of exercise to express ideology and politics, with figure of Mao performing various activities. 247pp, in black and white, Chinese and English.





Price – $140 (ZAR-1500)

The Photographs of Joseph Albers

A selection from the collection of the Josef Albers Foundation. Published as a catalogue in conjunction with the exhibition: The Photographs of Josef Albers

Price – $44 (ZAR-440)

The Potter’s Art in Africa

The Potter's Art in Africa

The Potter

The Potter’s Brush – The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics

Published in conjunction with the exhibition. Numerous colour illustrations. Clean sound copy.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The significance of art in our time, two essays

The Sleeping Princess

Camera studies of Tchaikovsky’s ballet as performed by the Sadler’s Wells company.Margot Fonteyn is one of the dancers.63 plates.



Price – $24 (ZAR-240)

The Smaller English House of the Later Renaissance 1660-1830

Fraying corners, tear to head of spine. A patch of bad fishmothing to tail of spine. Endpapers foxed

The Standard Bank Corporate Art Collection

Dust jacket has some wear and some small tears to the edges. Grey cloth binding is good. Good firm copy. Colour plates of the art works owned by the Standard Bank,  118pp.

The Stones of Venice

Volumes 1 and 3. Very detailed illustrations by the author. Numerous colour and black-and-white plates.

The Torture Garden

Text is clean and clear. Black and white illustrations of a moderately erotic nature throughout.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Troubled Pool and Other Poems. Deluxe edition.

This the de luxe edition, printed on Japanese Vellum is limited to 15 copies. This copy is number 10. The standard edition of this work is limited to 100 copies. Signed by Fairfax to the limitation page and complete with six etchings by Lionel Lindsay. Each one signed in pencil. An exceedingly scarce publication.



Price – $3500.00 (ZAR-50000.00)

The Victorian Art World in Photographs

Compiled from the author’s extensive collection of Victoriana, built up over 25 years.





Price – $18.00 (ZAR-170.00)

The Wood Engravings of Robert Gibbings with some recollections by the artist.

Over 1000 engravings.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Tom Phillips

Paintings from the artist.






Price – $14.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Tracy Emin

Artist’s monograph illustrated in full colour. Bound in laminated pictorial card wraps. Loose insert included. Very good overall.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Tunbridge and Scottish Souvenir Woodcare ( with Chapters on Bois and Pyrography)

Ex-library book, with library stamps and cards to front endpapers. DW wrapped in clear plastic covering, adhered to the back board. Text is clean and clear with numerous black and white plates. DW shows some wear and soiling.

Turner 1775-1851

Gregoire Boonzaier’s copy with his bookplate on front pastedown. ‘Five letters and a postcript by C. Lewis Hind. Illustrated with eight reproductions in colour.’ Some wear to covers. Slight foxing throughout. Rough cut page edges.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Turner’s Rivers of France

2 Volumes bound in 1. With 12 steel engravings. With a biography of the artist by A.A Watts and an introduction by John Ruskin.


Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Unfolding Beauty: The Art of The Fan

A monograph of 16th-20th Century fans from the collection of Esther Oldham and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 111 Colour and 47 duotone illustrations.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Verve: Le Livre du Coeur d’amour Epris

Vol. VI, No. 23. Literary magazine with commentary by Andre Chamson and cover design by Henri Matisse. 16 colour illustrations from the story. Covers are worn and torn. Bookseller’s sticker on half-title. Minor browning to edges of pages. Illustrations clean and sound. Price – $56.00 (ZAR-440.00)

Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected. With a Fully Descriptive Notice of Each Building.

Large, illustrated architectural volume. Complete with 80 plates. Bound in half leather over red cloth boards, with raised bands, gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine. Leather scuffed. Light, scattered foxing throughout. Marbled endpaper, else good. Some leaves partially loosed.




Price – $260.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

Vivien. A Love Affair in Camera

Numerous b/w photographs.

Vlaminck – Il Pittore e la Critica

Catalogue for the exhibition. With numerous full page colour plates. Text in French and Italian. Slight sunning to front cover and spine.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-150.00)