Monty Wilson’s Humorous Native Studies 2nd Series.

Signed on the cover by the artist, Monty Wilson. Brown card wraps tanned with chipping, closed tears and a 6cm tear at top of spine. Small mark on one page otherwise contents clean and well bound.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Moses Kottler; His Cape Years

A monograph of Moses Kottler and his time in the Cape. With numerous black and white and colour plates. Signed by the Author.


Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Moses Kottler. His Cape Years.

An unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1500. Cloth covered boards with handling marks and minor edge-wear. Browning to front and rear feps. Coloured self-portrait frontispiece. Black and white illustrations. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

My Caricatures

Printed on gloss paper and illustrated in b/w. With a foreword by John Merriman.



Price – $78.00 (ZAR-850.00)

My Eland’s Heart. A Collection of Stories and Art.

A !Xun and Khwe San Art and Culture Project. Pictorial wraps in good condition. Pages clean and well bound. Front corner of cover bumped.

Price – $560.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Myth and Magic. The Art of the Shona of Zimbabwe.

Illustrated with photographs. Interviews with sculptors and a history of the growth of Shona sculpture and its influences.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-350)

National Gallery of South Africa: Select and Summary Guide to the Permanent Collection Excluding Prints and Drawings

Summary, mostly textual guide to the permanent collection in the National Gallery. Card wraps, endpapers age toned. 16 b/w plates to rear.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Needlework Book

Needlework syllabus teacher’s book of samples. Circa 1920






Price – $110.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Nicolaas Maritz. Paintings, Drawings & Prints

Monograph of and by the artist, illustrated in full colour and containing descriptions of numerous works. Laminated, pictorial card wraps.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Noria Mabasa – Taxi book 007

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 – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Noria Mabasa. TaXi Art Books

Text: English/Dutch/French Noria Mabasa is a Venda artist/sculptor of large wood carvings and figurative ceramic work which were inspired by dreams and visions.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Old Colonial Houses of the Cape of Good Hope

Number 1286 of a printing limited to 1,500 copies. Includes notes by Herbert Baker, this is a facsimile reproduction of her detailed drawings, writings and archival research, first published in 1900.


Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

On the Mines

This book is divided into three parts. The Witwatersrand: a time and tailings, Shaftsinking and Mining Men. The first part is a collection of Goldblatt’s photographs accompanied by an essay by Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer. The second, photographs by Goldblatt with his description of the process of Shaftsinking. The third part is Goldblatt’s images of men on the mines.

“I was drawn to photograph the mines not by any metaphor in which they might be seen but by their overwhelming presence in the life and landscape into which I grew. Photography offered both the justification and the medium for greatly extending experience and understandings begun in childhood.” From his interview with Jeffery Ladd – Time Magazine.

Condition: Good. Gift inscription to the fep, edge wear to the dust jacket with a 2cm closed tear to the top front panel.

Price – $220.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

One Small Seed.

Fourth issue. “Contents spirals around woman as creatives in celebration of Women’s Day in August across all genres and presents artists at various junctures of their artistic lives.”

Price – $7.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Ons Kuns 2

Volume 2 of 3. Soft Cover with clear plastic wraps. Black-and-white and colour plates throughout.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Oriental Ceramics at the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1975

An account of the porcelain tradeof the Dutch East India Company with particular reference to ceramics with the V.O.C. monogram, the Cape market, and South African collections. Generously illustrated in b/w. Bound in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine and publisher’s device in gilt to front board. Dust wrap and book near fine.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Original Pen and Ink Cartoon by D.C. Boonzaier

Some age toning to the paper.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1000.00)

Original Pen and Ink Cartoon by D.C. Boonzaier

Signed to the lower left corner. Chipping and edge wear. Two 3cm closed tears into the margins.

Price – $180.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

Original Pen and Ink Cartoon by Zapiro

“In this 2000 cartoon, drawn while at a regional workshop of African cartoonists in Botswana, Zapiro records a significant moment – the political impasse that preceded the coming to power of George W. Bush” (What’s so Funny by Andy Masson. Illustrated on pg. 166.)

Price – $155.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Outdoor Living



Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Painters of South Africa.

All colour plates tipped in. Numerous b&w plates. Page 13 loose. Scattered spots of foxing. Remnants of sellotape markings on the free end pages. Small black ink mark on title page. No published date.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Painting in South Africa

An up-to-date absorbing story of pictures, people and events and the roles they have played in the modern history of South African art. Includes 99 colour plates.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Painting in South Africa

“An up-to-date, absorbing story of pictures, people and events and the roles they have played in the modern history of South African art.”

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Panoramas of Passage. Changing Landscapes of South Africa.

“Events both large and small, seen through the eyes of several generations of its artists, put into an historical and artistic context many of the momentous changes the area has experienced since the settlers first came upon the breathtaking beauty of it’s landscape.”

Price – $47.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Passing Scene. Eighteen Images of Southern Africa.

No. 148 of 200 copies printed by Fairfax Hall at his private press in London and have been signed by the author. The 18 colour prints (including frontispiece) were made from lino blocks between 1854 and 1961 which the author was working in Cape Town.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1100.00)