‘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)

‘Memories of Mankind”. Finch & Co.

Autumn 2007, Catalogue No. 11. Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

‘When Animals Were People’.

A-Z of animals of Southern Africa as the Bushmen saw and thought them and as the camera sees them today. “The author has combined the Busman folklore about animals and their pictorial records on the rocks with photographs of actual animals for comparison.” Price – $36.00 (ZAR-420.00)

150 South African Paintings. Past and Present

Browning to top, fore- and lower edges with some discolouration and light foxing to prelims (front and rear). Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

150 South African Paintings. Past and Present.

Previous owner’s details and bookseller’s label on front fep. A few marks on front paste-down with light foxing on rear paste-down. 8 cm split to lower area of gutter on front paste-downs. Foxing to top-edge. Slightly shaken.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220)

180 Pencil Portraits of the S.A.F.A. Drawn during the Campaign in Palestine

No published date. Probably between 1915 – 1918.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-420.00)

A Catalogue of Valuable Africana, etc being the collection of the Late Sir Abe Bailey.

Light edge-wear with marks on spine. Small mark on rear cover and half-title page. Lower corners slightly dog-eared.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

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 Selection of Eastern Cape Art

Signed by Helena Theron. Personal inscription to previous owner on title page dated 11.5.95. Featuring 70 artists active in the Eastern Cape at the time.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

ADA – Art, Design, Architecture. Vol 9

A South African art journal, size A3, lavishly illustrated including both colour and black white images usually devoted to a single theme. This edition focuses upon work and art of South African men, namely Albie Sachs, George Pemba, Handspring Puppets and Chicken Man to name a few. Staple-bound card wraps with scuff marks and light foxing to covers. Small creases on spine.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

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)

Adolph Jentsch

The life and work of this German – South West African artist.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Adolph Jentsch.

Adolph’s water-colours and oil’s, presented here on his 85th anniversary as an artist. Pictorial linen boards showing general wear and tear. Tear in the cloth on spine. Glue stains on back cover. English, German and Afrikaans text.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Adriaan Boshoff. The Man and His Work.

Standard edition limited to 1500 numbered copies of which this copy is numbered 720. Contents clean and tightly bound

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Adriaan Boshoff. The Man and His Work.

Standard edition limited to 1500 numbered copies of which this copy is numbered 789. Small stain to lower page edges. Remains of small label on top of spine which has been removed causing some of the laminated covering to be torn off. Contents clean and tightly bound

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1400.00)


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 / 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 Big Game Art Folio No. 1.

A unique portfolio of 8 beautiful gravure etchings by the distinguished South African artist, H von Michaelis. Lion hunting; Three temperaments; Rhinos; Elephant charging; Waterbuck; Kudu on the move; Buffalo in seclusion and Surveying his doman.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

African Heritage

Account of the customs and practices of some of the autochthonous peoples of South Africa. Illustrated in b/w and colour by the author. Blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Dust jacket very good, spine is slightly sunned.

Price – $46.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Africana Books & Pictures.

A selection of published papers featuring 19th century South African art and artists. Light foxing to ffep, pastedowns and top page edges. Contents lean and tightly bound.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

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)

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 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)

Architectural Beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott.

Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century. Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)