Artworks in Progress

The yearbook of the Staff of the Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT. Vol.4: 1994/95






Price – $25.00 (ZAR-240.00)

As Terras do Fim do Mundo. The Lands of the End of the World.

Signed by the author (1910) who traced the routes of the Border War in Angola.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Ascent of K2. Second Highest Peak In The World

An account of the first ascent of K2. The Italian Alpine Club expedition of 1954.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Aspects of the History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand 1846 – 1931

With numerous illustrations. Signed by the author.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Aspekte van Afrikaanse Literatuur : Studies van Belangrike Werke

Text is clean and clear. Previous owner’s name inked to the ffep. Boards show slight wear. DW is age toned, with some chipping.


Price – $35.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Auf Karrenwegen und Negerpfaden durch Sudafrika

Fold out map , water stain to inside of rear and front cover. Illustrated. Also appears to have a red stain to front cover. This book was published for libraries and communities and was not for sale. 121pp

Price – $20 (ZAR-250)

Australian Cricket – A history

615pp. The story of cricket in Australia from the first recorded matches to the season of ’57/58.




Price – $48.00 (ZAR-480.00)

Australian Etchings

A few water stains on back and front cover, all etchings complete and undamaged, slight foxing throughout

Avigdor Arikha

Inks, drawings and etchings of the artist.






Price – $20.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Avraham Soskin: A Retrospective. Photographs 1905-1945

Collection of photographs with introductory essay. Parallel English and Hebrew text.

Price – $95 (ZAR-1200)

Babuna. 100 000 kilometer im flugzeug uber Afrikas

Language: German. English translation: “Babuna. 100 000 kilometers in a plane over Africa’s jungle.” Includes 102 b\w photographs with a map of their journey opposite the contents page. The author and his wife have done five exploratory voyages in Inner Africa to photograph the wildlife. Some pages slightly browned due to age and quality of paper. Top-edge tinted in blue with light foxing to fore- and bottom edge.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Babylone et Mesopotamie

Volume 2 in the collection Les Hauts Lieux de l’histoire 163pp, 136 black and white photographs, 8 colour photographs. Text in French.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Bagatelle Et Ses Jardins

No published date, though probably published early 20th century. Text in French. Text is still clear with some age toning. Contains numerous black and white plates.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Baldinelli

Inscribed by Baldinelli. Language Italian/English

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Balla the Futurist

With colour plates and black and white illustrations


Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Bantu Folk Lore (Medical and General)

112pp. No published date.


Price – $68.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Bantu. Vol.IX No.3

Text in English and Afrikaans. A magazine dealing with the Nationalists views on the Homeland policies.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Baron von Ludwig and the Ludwig’s-burg Garden.

“A chronicle of the Cape from 1806 to 1848 with an appendix showing some of the horticultural introductions of Baron von Ludwig.” Front and back pastedowns and feps discoloured. DW is sunned and slightly foxed with minor wear. Otherwise a clean and well bound copy.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Basket Work Harbour – The Story of the Kowie

The endeavour of the 1820 settlers to build a harbour at Kowie River.


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Price – $42.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Basket Work Harbour. The Story of the Kowie.

This copy is numbered 639 of a limited edition of 1200 copies. Previous owner’s details on ffep and small red/gilt label of bookseller on front pastedown. Illustrated map of river on pastedowns. Age-toning to front and rear fep and pages 8 and photographs opposite. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

BATTISS in the Hadramaut – Sketches of Southern Arabia

No 200 of a limited edition, signed by both authors. Previous owner’s name and date on the fep.

Baukunst in Sudwestafrika 1884 – 1914.

Thin card pictorial wraps. General wear and tear. Scuffing to spine and covers.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Bauten der Arbeit und des Verkehrs aus deutscher Gegenwart

German volume on architecture, mostly
photographic illustrations of buildings from the 1920s by architects such as Fritz Schumacher, Bruno Taut, Walter Gropius, Peter Behrends, Hans Poelzig, Erich Mendelssohn, Paul Bonatz, Hermann Muthesius and others. Card wraps with D/W, VG. Top edge dyed, light foxing to text and edges.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Beautiful Gardens of South Africa

Full-Colour photographic illustrations of various gardens throughout South Africa. DW shows only minor bends along the edges.

Beautiful Homesteads of the Western Cape

A photographic essay of some the Capes most famous homesteads.






Price – $27.00 (ZAR-260.00)