Register of South African and South-West African Artists 1900-1969.

Language: English/Afrikaans. Foxing to front and rear prelims as well as to top, fore-and bottom page edges.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Robert Jacob Gordon 1743 – 1795. The Man and his Travels at the Cape

A well illustrated and researched biography of this fascinating and talented explorer, artist and military man. Signed by the author

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Rock Art in Southern Africa / Rotskuns in Suidelike Afrika

Cover shows general wear.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-120.00)

S.A. Kuns – S.A. Art

162 reproductions of South African art works, 56 of which are tipped in colour plates. A 15 page introduction, and a loose booklet with a foreword in Afrikaans, English, French and German.



Price – $55.00 (ZAR-550.00)

S.A. Kuns – S.A. Art

162 reproductions of South African art works, 56 of which are tipped in colour plates. A 15 page introduction, and a loose booklet with a foreword in Afrikaans, English, French and German.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-480.00)

Samuel Makoanyane.

Signed by the author. A scarce monograph on this pioneer Basuto sculptor. Thin card wraps with sunning around top and spine edges. Staple bound. Small damp stain at lower left corner of the covers with tiny open tear. and small area on top rear cover. Contents clean and firmly bound. Interesting little booklet with remarkable images of clay figurines.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Sanlam Art Collection.

No. 1157 of a special numbered edition of 5000 copies. Slipcase shows minor shelf wear. A selection of Sanlam’s artworks to celebrate their 75th anniversary. Text in English and Afrikaans. Blue cloth covers with plate on the front.

Price – $76.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Secure the Shadow

The story of Cape Phtography from its begininings to the end of 1870. ‘Bikini Beach Books’ stamp to the front paste down.

Price – $62.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Seven Stories about Modern Art in Africa.

A key modern art exhibition in africa95 celebrating the arts of Africa organised by the Whitechapel Art Gallery. Previous owner’s name on front paste-down.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Sir John Herschel at the Cape 1834-1838

Reprinted from the Quarterly Bulletin of the South African Library, 12(2), 39 – 82, Dec. 1957. 18 b/w and 1 colour illustration. Foxing to verso of front cover, frontispiece, and title page.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Snapped. 01

The first issue of this innovative quarterly journal on African photography. Migration being the main theme focussing on daily travel, displacement, violence, poverty and natural disasters.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Snapped. 02.

The second issue of this innovative quarterly journal on African photography. The focus is on Affluence – the presence or absence thereof. e.g Malick Sidibe’s practice from his famous studios in Mali.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Snapped. 03

The third issue of this innovative quarterly journal on African photography wrestles with the idea of entertainment using less design interference, more photographic portfolios, etc.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Solomon Caeser Malan Exhibition in the Art Gallery of the University of Stellenbosch 6.8-29.9.1979

Introductory text in English and Afrikaans with multiple illustrations of the artists’ work in b/w and a full colour print to front wrap.

Price – $12 (ZAR-150)

South Africa in Print / Boekspieel Van Suid-Afrika

Catalogue of an exhibition of books, atlases and maps held in the South African Library, Cape Town, 1 March till 5 April 1952 . In commemoration of the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck at the Cape, 6 April 1652. / Katalogus van ‘n uitstalling van boeke, atlasse en kaarte in die Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek, Kaapstad, 1 Maart tot 5 April 1952. Ter herdenking van die aankoms van Jan van Riebeeck aan die Kaap, 6 April 1652. Parallel English and Afrikaans text. Tape marks to the endpapers. Captioned and dated in ink by previous owner on the front fep. Text is clean and clear with various black and white illustrations. Cover shows general wear.

South Africa Through the Centuries

Catalogue of a series of 1100 photographs by Arthur Elliott. This collection is housed in the Gubbins Museum, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Paper wraps, covered in clear adhesive contact paper. Leaves yellowed.


Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

South African Art 1800 – 2000 Catalogue No: 10(1)

Colour plates throughout. Book and DW in near fine condition.

South African Artists 1900 – 1958.

A bibliography compilation of artists born in South Africa as well as those who lived in the country for a number of years. Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

South African Artists, 1900 – 1962

A reference book on artists in South Africa of that time. Covering Painters, Sculptors, Batiks, Ceramics and Mosaics. With numerous illustrations.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300)

South African Artists’ Book of Days



Price – $15.00 (ZAR-220.00)

South African Bibliography

Two volumes, about 1000pp each.A limited edition of 350 copies. “An exhaustive … bibliography of books and papers in all languages pertaining to South Africa”.




Price – $210.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

South African Craft & Art. The Buyers Guide Vol 1.

In wooden presented box. A catalogue representing South Africa’s rich and varied craft & art products. Bookplate from the Joan St Leger Lindbergh Arts Foundation on the front paste-down. A ‘signing machine’ was probably used for the ‘signature’ of Mandela.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Spirit of the Rocks.

Illustrated with colour and b&w photographs and illustrations, the author challenges the reader to look at the folk tales, lore and legends of Africa from another angle. These images and symbols were engraved in the quartz dolomite rocks of South Africa by the holy ones of Old Africa – the men and women who were initiated into the mysteries of the spirit of the rocks.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Stained Glass in South Africa

The advent of stained glass in South Africa is relatively recent. Its history and some of the notable stained glass artists are documented here. Colour photographs, 111pp.

Price – $20 (ZAR-220)

Stained Glass in South Africa

The advent of stained glass in South Africa is relatively recent. Its history and some of the notable stained glass artists are documented here. Colour photographs, 111pp.

Price – $10 (ZAR-160)