Historical Buildings in South Africa

Commentary on a selection of over 300 historical buildings in South Africa, illustrated in full colour.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Hoerikwaggo – Images of Table Mountain.

Exhibition catalogue of a selection of old maps, photographs, postcards and posters, etc. showing Table Mountain as a cultural symbol. Signed by the author. Illustrated wraps with minor shelf rubbing. Otherwise contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Hoerikwaggo : Images of Table Mountain

A publication to mark the exhibition at the South African National Gallery.





Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Hugo Naude


Some wear to corners and edges, closed tear to the spine. Colour plates throughout.

Hugo Naude

Jacket is slightly browned, has a crease on back bottom corner but in fairly good condition otherwise. Book in very good condition some minor spots on top page edges. 64pp, illustrated with black and white and colour plates.

Part of the South African Art Library, under the auspices of the South African National Gallery.

Hugo Naude

Forms part of the SA Art Library series.



Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Hugo Naude

Artist’s monograph, illustrated with numerous b/w and full colour plates. Bound in pictorial card wraps. Front wrap browned, spine slightly torn and chipped but binding remains in tact.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Humorous Native Studies. 2nd Series

Monty Wilson’s often racist cartoons for the Natal Daily News. Both front and back wraps loose and chipped. Published c. 1940

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

i-Jusi: Issue 2

Magazine of South African art and design, this issue focused on Durban.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Images of Power. Understanding Bushman Rock Art.

“Drawing on comprehensive and largely unpublished records of Bushman beliefs which were recorded verbatim during the 1870s as well as on modern research done with the living Kalahari Bushmen. Essentially the work of medicine people or shamans, these striking pieces of art depict trance visions and symbols of supernatural potency enable us to understand previously puzzling issues such as the strange relationships between humans and animals and puzzling geometric patterns.”

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-600.00)

In Search of VOC Glass

One of the first specialist volumes on VOC glass. De luxe, signed edition, limited to 300 copies of which this is numbered 135.
Illustrated in b/w.



Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

In Search of VOC Glass

Monograph on VOC glass, illustrated throughout with b/w photographic plates. Bound in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to front board and spine. Previous owner’s ink scrawl and date to f.f.e.p. Jacket good with small chips and some rubbing and soiling.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Industrie Des Cafres Du Sud-Est De L’Afrique. Collection Recueillie Sur Les Lieux et Notice Ethnographique.

Perhaps the rarest work on South and South East African tribal art and beadwork. It is understood that fewer than 100 copies were produced. There are 27 chromolithographs, with a few pages of text uncut.




Price – $3600.00 (ZAR-40000.00)

Introduction to Venda Arts.

Staple bound illustrated stiff card wrapped information brochure. Introducing a few Venda artists, namely Noria Mabasa, Churchill Makondelele Madzivhandila et al with examples of their work. Wraps are in fair condition with creasing. Punched holes with tape in the middle area. No information on published date or author available.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Irma Stern

A collection of Stern’s unpublished material relating to her earlier years. Colour and monochrome plates throughout.

Price – $55 (ZAR-600)

Irma Stern and the Spirit of Africa.

“In her work the spirit of Africa and that of Europe meet and mingle. They interpenetrate and invigorate each other. Irma Stern combines European culture with the spirit of the African landscape.” 11 b&w plates at the rear. Light age-toning to front and rear feps. Boards show some browning.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Irma Stern: ‘n Fees van Kleur.

Text in Afrikaans. Boards bumped with edgewear. Scattered foxing throughout mainly on page edges; small paint stain to back paste-down and edges of last few pages; fingerprint stain on page 51. DW chipped to spine and folds with fraying on tips and some creasing Otherwise contents clean and well bound.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

J H Pierneef. Pretorian, Transvaler, South African.

Duel English/Afrikaans text. Memorial exhibition catalogue of works from the collection of the Pretoria Art Museum. Light edge-wear. Colour and b/w photographs of the artist’s work.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Jeremy Wafer – Artist’s Book. Taxi book no. 003

Black card wraps, colour illustrations throughout.
Taxi is a series of titles on contemporary South African artists, initiated in 1999 by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS). The series aims to extend the profile of South African Artists both locally and abroad.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Johannesburg Art and Artists: Selections from a Century.

Catalogue. Cover illustration of Maud Sumner “Portrait of an Artist”. Edge-wear. Rubbing to covers with creasing to spine and a mark on the rear cover. Some highlighting and marginalia.

Price – $52.00 (ZAR-480.00)

John Kramer

“John Kramer begain to record small town shops, corner cafes, bioscopes and general dealers stores with his camera in early 1970s and used these photographs as a subject for his realist paintings creating a body of work that is uniquely South African.”

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

John Muafangejo. Linocuts, Woodcuts and Etchings

Text: English/German. No. 213 of a limited edition of 750 copies. A South West African artist who specialised in graphic techniques, tapestry design as well as wood-carving and oil painting. Two small marks on the front paste-down and free end page.

Price – $185.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Jonah Sack – The Evening of the Second Day

Signed by the artist, 38/100. Includes a mini-disk of an interview with Jonah Sack and Warren Siebrets, 23 May 2008.





Price – $21.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Joy Collier’s Cape

20pp of pen and ink illustrations by Collier, some in colour, with accompanying notes.



Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Kaapstadse Triennale 1991 / Cape Town Triennial

Very slight wear to the cover; a neat clean copy.Numerous black and white and several colour illustrations throughout. Previous owner’s name in pencil to the front fep.