African Arts

100th Issue. A quarterly journal devoted to the plastic and graphic arts of Africa.






Price – $16.00 (ZAR-120.00)

African Arts / arts d’afrique

Cover shows some wear and scuffing. Text is clean and clear with numerous black and white illustrations.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

African Big Game Art Folio No. 1.

A unique portfolio of 8 beautiful gravure etchings by the distinguished South African artist, H von Michaelis. Lion hunting; Three temperaments; Rhinos; Elephant charging; Waterbuck; Kudu on the move; Buffalo in seclusion and Surveying his doman.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

African Heritage

Account of the customs and practices of some of the autochthonous peoples of South Africa. Illustrated in b/w and colour by the author. Blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Dust jacket very good, spine is slightly sunned.

Price – $46.00 (ZAR-500.00)

African Incidents : Personal Experiences in Egypt and Unyoro.

‘With Portrait, Maps and Illustrations’. Pencil notes and previous owner’s name written in ink to ffep. Tape repairs to front hinge. Tape repairs to large closed tear to the title page. Pages are untrimmed. Boards show general wear.




Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

African Naissance: The Limpopo Valley 1000 Years Ago.

The South African Archaeological Society Goodwin Series Vol 8, 2000. Pictorial card wraps have some scuffing with bumped corners. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

African Naissance: The Limpopo Valley 1000 Years Ago.

Goodwin Series Vol 8 December 2000. The South African Archaeological Society.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-360.00)

African Repository : Notes for a Series of Lectures Given to the Hillbrow Study Centre from March to May 1964





Price – $10.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Africana Books & Pictures.

A selection of published papers featuring 19th century South African art and artists. Light foxing to ffep, pastedowns and top page edges. Contents lean and tightly bound.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Africana Books and Pictures

A selection of published papers on Africana books and pictures. Multiple b/w illustrations throughout. Bound in red, cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to front board. Boards, endpapers and DW tape marked. Previous owner’s rubber ink stamp and handwritten telephone number to f.f.e.p. A very good copy, despite slight defects.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Africana Byways.

Sequel to Africana Curiosities. Topics covered are, amongst others: history of photographs and their place in South African history; reprints of Africana books; botanical illustrations of South African flowers; book-plates and Johannesburg newspapers and periodicals.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Africana Repository

Notes for a series of lectures given to the Hillbrow study centre from March to May 1964. Illustrated in b/w throughout. Orange cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Previous owner;s stamp and ink scrawl to f.f.e.p. Some tape repairs to verso of DW. Leaves are age tones, otherwise a very good copy.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Afrikanderisms

“A glossary of South African Colloquial Words and Phrases and of Place and other Names.” 579pp






Price – $65 (ZAR-850)

Afrikaners in die Goudstad.

Vol 1. Minor shelfwear to spine edges. Pictorial endpapers. Laminated pictorial DW with two closed tears to top edge. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Airship Pilot No. 28.

Inscribed by the author to his sister. Foreword by Lord Ventry. Trained with the Royal Navy in 1915 the author spent long hours on escort duty flying the Submarine Searcher class, or blimps as they were called, over the the slow convoys in the Atlantic. He maintained this unflagging interest in airships and in 1973 was granted honorary life membership of the Lighter-than-air Society of America.

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Album

Scrapbook album with titled photographs and miscellaneous images. Half leather over marbled paper front board and full leather back board, both detached Leather spine with raised bands, AEG. With brass lock attached to rear board.




Price – $85.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Album – South African Souvenir.

Photographs printed in ‘photoplatino’ bound in morocco roan padded albums. Scenes of South Africa from Cape Town, up the east coast to Beira then inland to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), etc. Photographs are protected by a flimsy. Marbled feps and paste-downs.

Price – $370.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Album de la Mission Romande – Mission Des Eglises Libres de la Suisse Romande

On the 9th of July 1875, two young missionaries, Creux and Berthoud, founded the Swiss mission station of Valdezia in the Northern Transvaal, with their field of action being a hard living and constantly tested society. The Swiss mission was famous for its high quality hospitals and schools. The Principal task was Evangelisation, however they strongly believed in the power of education as a tool to improve living conditions, with schools offering agricultural and industrial syllabi. Strong efforts to foster good race relations were made by the church, as well as a focus on cordial ties with other christian sects.

This book, written in French, includes 32 plates and 1 map.

Price – $350.00 (ZAR-4000.00)

Album Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Album: Picturesque Ashburton “County Town”.

Situated on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Black and white photographs of architecture, social activities and public spaces.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Album: Souvenir of Cape Town.

Souvenir booklet of colour lithographic photographs circa 1915, depicting scenes of the old promenade pier, architecture in Adderley and Strand streets, South African library, Railway Station, scenic coastal road and others. Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Album: South Africa. Cape Town, Simon’s Town, Port Elizabeth, Kimberley and South African Gold Fields.

Small album with fold-out photographs. Reinforcement repairs to folds and one tear. Some abrasions to photographs. Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Album: Wellington. The Empire City. Illustrated 42 views.

Black and white photographs featuring scenes of architecture, harbour and ships, nature and social activities.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Album: Wonderland of the Hot Lakes District, New Zealand. 42 views.

Black and white photographs of the area with scenes of nature, architecture, social activities and people.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Algeria and Tunis in 1845. Volume 1 & 2

An account of a journey made through the two regencies by Viscount Fielding and Captain Kennedy. In half leather over green cloth. With 2 engraved frontispieces. Some rubbing to the leather and boards of both vols. Two small cataloguing labels to foot of each spine. Funchal English Rooms bookplate to front paste downs and rubber stamp to title pages. Frontis of vol. 2 present, but loosed. Leaves with scattered foxing and browning. VG copies overall.

Price – $230.00 (ZAR-2500.00)