Bicycle Portraits. A Photographic Study.

“The project culminated in three published volumes as a portrait of a nation through its commuter subculture. A study of South African bicycle commuter culture who rely on their bicycles every day. Celebrating the nobles machines ever dreamt up and those who ride them.” Colour photographs and a personal story of individuals who use bicycles as an integral tool in their daily life.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)


A collection of photographs, many of prominent artists and cultural figures of the early 20th century. Paper wraps with black titles and ink inscription to front wrap with light foxing and wear.Tide mark to top edge/spine corner 3 pp into text from rear. Images VG.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Broader Britain Photographs. The Secenery, the Cities and the Industries of The Colonies & Dependencies of the Crown.

‘Gems of natural beauty in the New Worlds.’ B&w photograph on each page with text underneath. Corners bumped with some scuffing to the boards.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Camera Obscura. Premiers Portraits au Dageurreotype. 1841-1851

Text: French. Translated: First Daguerreotype Portraits 1841-1851. 30 portraits in fine sequence of vignettes reproducing the exhibited works.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Cape Town Pictures – A collection of fifteen Photographic Views

This book contains 15 beautiful black and white images of iconic Cape Town landmarks, including Table Bay, Adderley street and Parliament.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Charles Negre: Photographe 1820-1880

‘Les dossiers d’Orsay’. Published on the occasion of an exhibition in Arles and Paris. Text in French. Numerous illustrations. Covers slightly worn. Corners and spine creased. Minor marks to endpapers. Otherwise clean sound copy.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Colours 7. What is AIDS?

Text: English/German. A special magazine issue covering topics and questions relating to AIDS in a clear and direct manner, discrediting prejudices and spreading accurate information on prevention. Known as one of the trendiest cultural magazines on the world scene, Colors has maintained a global, humanistic outlook in its coverage of issues from AIDS to shopping.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Contains 3 Books

3 books and a A-Z caricature card in slipcase. Clean, unread.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Das Antlitz Des Alters

47 Photographs of ‘the face of age’ with an introductory text in German by Jakob Kniep. Library cloth covered boards with titles to front board and minor soiling. Some minor insect damage to leaves. A good reading copy.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)


“The shaping and mishaping effects of growing up a specimen in the suburban domestic incubator (and the subsequent paradigm shift upon exit).” Numerous photo-illustrations. Readers are offered an intensely close and personal look at an artist’s coming of age. Some edge-wear to boards mainly to spine and corners.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Delphine Durieux – Seen

Collection of black and white photographs. Text in German. Minor wear to edges of covers. Otherwise clean and sound.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Die Weltstadt Berlin in 55 Bildern

Fifty five full page clod plate, black and white photographic reproductions of Berlin. Text block loose from the covers. Some fading to the paper covered boards. Published c. 1900.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

District of Lourenço Marques. Photographic and Descriptive Albums of Portuguese East Africa. Vol IV.

Industries & agriculture, views of circumscriptions, etc. Sepia-toned photographs. Previous owner’s details and scribblings on title and last page. Some mild scattered foxing. Album firmly bound.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

District Six through the lens of Jansje Wissema.

5 poignant duotone photographs of District Six in a thick card envelope.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Dorothy Bohm / Photographs

Collection of photographs. Inscribed by the author.

Price – $35 (ZAR-450)

Dorps. Small Towns of South Africa

Small towns of South Africa which are disappearing. Trading stores, old houses and humble people. “I photographed these towns in the hope of ‘freezing’ time and arresting the utter extinction of the South African dorp.”

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Dorps. Small Towns of South Africa.

Photographing the small towns – a part of ‘Old Africa’ that is quickly disappearing.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Early photographs of Architecture and Views in Two Copenhagen Libraries.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

East Africa. Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

A pictorial record compiled by The East Africa Tourist Travel Association in Kenya. Contents clean and firmly bound. 15 b/w photographs.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Edouard Boubat

324 tritone photographs, 365pp.

Price – $260.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Eiko Ishioka: Japan’s Ultimate Designer.

“A survey of the work Eiko has created over the past fifteen years in collaboration with the leading figures in Japanese art, filmmaking, photography, fashion, advertising, music publishing, and industry.”

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Eyelids of Morning. The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men

The story of the natural history, habits and mode of life of the Nile Crocodile. 220 photographs, 16 coloured plates, 165 engravings and numerous maps. The author is joined by photographer, Peter Beard.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Focus East. Early Photography in the Near East (1839-1885)

From the jacket flap: “Abundantly illustrated with 275 extraordinary photographs, all reproduced in handsome duotone,Focus East. Early Photography in the Near East (1839-1885) presents a multifaceted, intriguing look at life in the East – from Egypt to the Ottoman Empire – while it traces the progress of some of the earliest photographic pioneers. The most comprehensive volume ever published on nineteenth century Near Eastern photography, Focus East is also the first to include every photographer known to have worked in the area during these early years of photography – missionaries, tourists, and members of scientific expeditions seeking only to document their discoveries as well as professional, accomplished photographers such as Gustave Le Gray and Francis Frith.”

Condition: Very good. Small tape repair to the foot of the spine of the dust jacket.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Francki Burger – Belonging

The Brait-Everard Read Art Award presented to Francki Burger in 2008 for her photographic collages and other pieces of Magersfontein.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Gaza E Inhambane. Photograpic and Descriptive Albums of Portuguese East Africa. Vol V.

General views of Gazaland and Inhambane. Fold-out photograph on page 53 is torn, with one loose panel. Closed tear on page 5. Creasing to page 3. A few smudge marks. Remainder of photographs clean. Previous owner’s details on title page. Album firmly bound.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)