The Old Buildings of the Cape

A survey and description of old buildings in the Western Province. Extending from Cape Town to Calvinia in the North and to Graaf-Reinet, Colesberg and Uitenhage in the east. Covering substantially the 18th and 19th century styles: Cape Dutch, Cape Regency, Georgian and Victorian.

Price – $210.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

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

93 plates, some in colour, 66pp.



Price – $43.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Preservation and Restoration of Historic Buildings in South Africa : a Symposium


Closed tear to the dust jacket, fixed to the verso with tape.

The Pretoria Art Museum : The German Contribution

Text is clean and clear with black-and-white and colour plates throughout. Other than slightly bumped corners, binding shows very little wear.



Price – $60.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Quality of Life

“As illustrated by architecture in Southern Africa.” Pictorial exploration of architecture as contributing to quality of life. Illustrated throughout.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Restoration of Groot Constantia.

Thick card pages. Foxed throughout with heavy foxing on feps. Edge-wear and rubbing to boards.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

The Rock Paintings of the Upper Brandberg. Parts 2 – 6 in 9 vols. Lacking part 1. (2 vols)

An unused set consisting of 9 volumes as follows: Part II, Hungorob Gorge, tome 1&2.
Part III, Southern Gorges.
Part IV, Umuaband Keroab Gorges, tome 1&2.
Part V, Naib Gorge (A) and the North West, tome 1&2.
Part IV, Naib (B), Circus and Dom Gorges, tome 1&2. All second tomes containing the loose places are still in shrink wrap plastic and are unused. Published from 1993 to 2006

Price – $1200.00 (ZAR-16000.00)

The Rock-Engravings of Griqualand West & Bechuanaland South Africa

Text is clean and clear with numerous black and white photographs. DW shows little wear, only slight foxing.





Price – $80.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Sasol Art Collection – Two volume boxed set.

Volume 1 only. 73 featured works of well known South African artists. In English and Afrikaans.



Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Schroder Art Memento

A volume of pictorial satire depicting our politics and men for the last thirty years by South Africa’s only artist. Bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down. With numerous illustrations

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Schroeder Art Memento. An Artistic Souvenir of South African History.

“A volume of pictorial satire depicting our Politics and Men for the last thirty years, in black and white by South Africa’s only artist.” Frontispiece of the artist with the depiction ‘special artist to “The Press”‘. Foxing to prelims.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

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 Standard Bank Corporate Art Collection.

A comprehensive catalogue of their art holdings. Grey cloth boards.

Price – $37.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Story of South Africa House. South Africa in Britain – The Changing Pattern.

Illustrated with black and white plates and several in colour. Previous owner’s name inked to ffep.



Price – $15.00 (ZAR-140.00)

The Studio. October 1934.

Magazine with a variety of articles, namely, The Cultural Heritage of South Africa featuring, amongst others, Jan Juta, Edward Roworth, J H Pierneef and Hugo Naude; C F O Clarke on the Secret of the Old Masters and Christine Veasey on Lighting the Home of to-day, et al.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Studio. 10 Volumes.

Previous owner’s details on front free end page. An almost complete run – 10 volumes: July 1948 to June 1958. Edge-wear especially to spine edges. Browning to end papers. The periodicals in Vol 139 (CXXXIX) are cockled.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

The Studio. October 1934

Article on the Cultural Heritage of South Africa as well as articles by C F O Clarke on the Secret of the Old Masters and Christine Veasey on Lighting the Home of to-day. Front paper cover is loose with a 6cm tear. It appears to have been reinforced with a strip of lined paper but that has also deteriorated. Missing rear cover. Contents are in fair condition.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Unfolding Man – The Life and Art of Dan Rakgoathe

The Unfolding Man

The Unfolding Man

The Unfolding Man – The Life and Art of Dan Rakgoathe

Colour and black-and-white illustrations.

The White Walled Beauty of the Cape

A selection of photographs exhibited by the Simon van der Stel Foundation in Cape Town and Pretoria, October 1963



Price – $21.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The World of Jean Welz

Contains numerous colour plates. DW shows only slight scuffing.

This is my world. The life of Helen Martins, creator of the Owl House.

The story of an extraordinary artist’s struggle to transform her world. An ordinary Karoo house transformed into the Owl House, one of South Africa’s foremost examples of Outsider Art.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Thomas Bowler of the Cape of Good Hope

Title page

Title page

Three Sculptors – Three Readers

Catalogue accompanying the exhibition during the Standard Bank National Arts Festival. “A collaborative work which encourages theoreticians and art historians to work closely with living artists.” Artists include: Neels Coetzee, Walter Oltmann, Peter Schutz. Readers include: Rory Doepel, Elizabeth Rankin, Reingard Nethersole. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos of the artists’ works.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Tinus De Jongh. His life and works

A much overdue look at this revered South African artist. Illustrated with numerous colour plates and an informed text.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)