‘A History of Cape Silver 1700-1870’ and ‘Further Researches in Cape Silver’ (Sold as a Set)

A History of Cape Silver : signed by the author on title page. Illustrations showing, Cape silversmiths’ marks, decorations, examples of silverware produced between 1700 and 1870, etc. throughout.
Further Researches in Cape Silver : First Edition 1953. With various black-and-white illustrations.

Price – $480.00 (ZAR-4500.00)

11 Albums of Photographs

11 Albums of photographs documenting some of the architect Brian Mansergh’s (1897-1977) work: Land Bank, Culemborg Goods Terminal and others. Albums of various sizes, photographs and albums mostly very good.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

50 Years Michaelis School of Fine Art

Catalogue of exhibition held in 1970s to commemorate 50th anniversary of Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town. Back cover scuffed.

A Bibliography of African Art (Africana Bibliography Series B.)

Text is clean and clear. Boards show little wear. DW slightly age toned with some wear, especially along the edges.

A Cape Camera

The Architectural Beauty of the Old Cape, photographs from the Arthur Elliot collection in the Cape Archives. Short introductions on Elliott and Cape architecture, followed by b/w photographic illustrations with descriptions. Maroon paper board with white titles to spine. Dust wrap with price label to rear panel. Overall VG+

Price – $56.00 (ZAR-650.00)

A Celebration of Birds : C. G. Finch-Davies’s Final Album of Southern African Birds

Facsimile reproduction of 21 coloured paintings, each accompanied by a page of hand-written notes, covering the period 28 March 1918 to 4 April 1920. Slip case in very good condition, showing minor wear.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Century of Cape Botanical Art

A brochure from the 1988 botanical art exhibition held at the Cape Town Civic Center, featuring short biographies of the various botanical artists with black and white example illustrations.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A Directory of Southern African Contemporary Art Practices: Volumes 1, 2 and 3

Contains various illustrations. Cover shows very little wear.

Adolph Jentsch

An illustrated monograph signed by the author, Olga Levinson.

Price – $83.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Adolph Jentsch

Adolph’s water-colours and oil’s, presented here on his 85th anniversary as an artist.

Price – $78.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Adoons-Hulle Dons Op

Afrikaans comic book about a family of baboons. B/w illustrations, text in Afrikaans. Bound in laminated pictorial paper covered boards. Bookseller’s stamp to corner of f.f.e.p. Overall condition VG.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)


Black-and-white and colour plates throughout. Dw shows some wear, especially along the edges and some closed tears to the corners and top and bottom edges of spine.

African Arts

Volume 37 Number 4 . Magazine.This issue is the South African Issue. Slight creasing to the cover. Details art development in South Africa .

African Arts / arts d’afrique

Cover shows some wear and scuffing. Text is clean and clear with numerous black and white illustrations.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

African Image. Signed by Haskins

Haskins’ fourth book in which he examines the “African aesthetic” with this striking black & white photographs. Signed and dated on the fep.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3300.00)

Africana Museum Catalogue of Prints

2 volumes. Catalogue of prints in the Africana Museum and in the books in the Strange Collection of Africana in the Johannesburg Public Library up to 1870.

2 volumes. Catalogue of prints in the Africana Museum and in the books in the Strange Collection of Africana in the Johannesburg Public Library up to 1870.

Alexis Preller; Africa, the Sun and Shadows

A detailed biography of Alexis Preller’s life and artistic journey. With a 12 page colour section aw well as illustrations to every page.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Amiralty House Simon’s Town

“Admiralty House presents not only the history of the house, but also that of its many distinguished occupants and visitors over nearly two centuries.” Signed by the author. With numerous colour illustrations.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

An Artist’s Journey Along the Old Cape Post Road 1832-33.

Illustrated by 21 of his sketches, further illustrations and a map with notes and clues to the identity of the artist. Boards show slight general wear.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Antique Fakes in South Africa

With numerous black and white images.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Anton Anreith – Africa’s First Sculptor

Anreith was a sculptor and woodcarver. He is known for numerous sculptural embellishments that adorn buildings in the Cape, said to represent the crowning achievement of the Cape Baroque style. Many photographs. Some pages appear to be missing.

Price – $30 (ZAR-350)

Anton Anreith: Africa’s First Sculptor

A brief biography followed by a section of b/w photographic illustrations of the artist’s work. Bound in brown cloth covered boards with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Ink scrawls of S.A Rochlin and A.A. Balkema to f.f.e.p. Dustwrap creased and rear panel somewhat soiled. Edition limited to 405 copies of which this is No. 405.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Anton van Wouw : Sculptor of South African Life

Included is a letter to Lena v.d. Hoven, Anton van Wouw’s daughter, dated 19/12/1947.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

Architecture in Natal 1824-1893

Text is clear with black and white illustrations throughout. Front fep, title page and contents page show some folds. Previous bookseller’s label to the bottom of front paste-down. Boards show slight wear. DW shows some scuffing, chipping, several small tears and general wear.

Argitektoniese Skoonheid in Kaapstad se Kompanjiestuin 1777-1805

Volume on the architectural contents of the Company Gardens at the Cape, text Afrikaans with summary in English. Bound in maroon pebbled cloth boards with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Previous owner’s bookplate to front paste down.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)