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)

Some Afrikaners Revisted.

Signed by the author. Limited edition. This being No. 20 of 300 copies printed. With essays by Antjie Krog and Ivor Powell. Includes some 20 images from the period which were not included in the original book.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-4200.00)

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)

Souvenir of United South Africa.

Album of black and white photographs of the major cities in United South Africa, amongst others Colenso battlefield, Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. Circa 1910. Embossed illustrated green boards with general wear and tear. Some foxing throughout.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-850.00)

The Cape Town Month of Photography 2005.

A collection of contemporary Southern African photographic art.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

The Colonising Camera – Photographs in the Making of Namibian History.

“The core of the book is an exhibition of colonial photographs from Namibia, dating from the onset of South African colonial rule. The exhibition is accompanied by commentaries which explore the intertwined themes of photography and colonialism.” Previous owner’s name on half-title page. Price – $115.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

The Democratic Forest. Selected Works.

This volume is published on the occasion of the exhibition “William Eggleston: Selected Works from The Democratic Forest.”

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-600.00)

The Edwardian Eye of Andrew Pitcairn-Knowles (1871 – 1956)

Andrew Pitcairn was a enthusiastic traveller and photojournalist in the closing years of the 19th century.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-140.00)

The Photographs of Joseph Albers

A selection from the collection of the Josef Albers Foundation. Published as a catalogue in conjunction with the exhibition: The Photographs of Josef Albers

Price – $44 (ZAR-440)

The Progress of Prince Alfred through South Africa 1860

The Progress of His Royal Highness Prince Alfred Ernest Albert through The Cape Colony, British Kaffraria, The Orange Free State, and Port Natal in the Year 1860.

“The contents include an illustrated account of the principal events during the tour, mainly reprinted from various Cape magazines and newspapers. Pages 168-180 contain a poem entitled ‘A Word of Welcome’ by John (afterwards Sir John) Robinson of Natal and ‘Idyl of a Prince,’ ‘(not after Tennyson),’ by Advocate (A.W.) Cole. There are seventeen original photographs, nine woodcuts and an Index.” (Mendelssohn, vol.I; pg 22.)

This was the first book to be published in Africa using real photographs. It includes photos by the photographer Joseph Kirkman who was active in South Africa 1859 – 1870.The first ever commercially produced book to be published with photographs was seventeen years earlier in 1844. It was Henry Fox Talbot’s The Pencil of Nature.

Condition: Good. Professional repair to the top of the spine. Boards bumped and worn. Some soiling, foxing and creasing to the pages.






Price – $1700.00 (ZAR-16000.00)

The Seaside News Album. Muizenberg, Kalk Bay and Simons Town.

Circa 1903. Vintage black and white photographs showing architecture, beaches, warships and fishing boats. A particularly beautiful and interesting panorama of Muizenberg from the beach towards Main Road. Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

The Silver Canvas: Daguerreotype Masterpieces

The story of Daguerre’s invention of the daguerreotype at the dawn of photography. In as new condition.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Victorian Art World in Photographs

Compiled from the author’s extensive collection of Victoriana, built up over 25 years.





Price – $18.00 (ZAR-170.00)

The White Walled Beauty of the Cape

A selection of photographs exhibited by the Simon van der Stel Foundation in Cape Town and Pretoria, October 1963



Price – $21.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Women of Paris

Black and white photos and an essay on the women of Paris, drawn from all walks of life.

Price – $30 (ZAR-350)

Travelers in Ancient Lands: A Portrait of the Middle East 1839-1919

A selection of images, most of them never before published, by various photographers. With 265 black and white illustrations. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Minor marks on covers. Dust jacket has some wear.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Umelecka Fotografie a jeji tvorba

An analysis of international photography at the time. 32 black and white plates by a selection of international artists. Some wear to edges and head and tail of spine. Pages clean and binding sound.

Price – $250.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Uncommon Places. The Complete Works

Large-format photographic color work on the American vernacular landscape from a series of road trips which the author undertook. Biographical notes. Color photography throughout. Minor handling marks to the lower page edges.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Views of Cape Town and Suburbs

21 full page photographic reproductions, including 2 double page images. Showing cape Town, from the City bowl to Simon’s Town and Sea Point. All photos by T.D. Ravenscroft of Rhondebosch. Published c. 1900. Binding neatly repaired with linen strips. Some general wear to the boards.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Visions D’Orient Bilder vom Orient

In French and German, photographs from the 19th century, an attempt to answer the question of why Occidentals find the Orient so fascinating – its role in representing spirituality and contemplation, and of the meeting of the two cultures through photography. An exhibition called Focus East at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem accompanied the book.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

William Earl of Craven & the Art of Photography

240pp, illustrated throughout. The front free end paper is creased from top to bottom. Otherwise in excellent condition.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Young Nudes. Study from Japan.

“Nakamura’s artistry, skill, taste and imagination mark him as one of the top artists in nude photography. The photographs appearing in this collection are selected from Nakamura’s Japanese edition of “Young Nudes” and “Dessin of Nudes”. Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1700.00)

Zielen Warszawy

Photographic volume depicting Warsaw. Numerous b/w illustrations. Supplementary pamphlet describing images, with parallel text in English, Polish, English and German. Bound in pale cloth boards. Corners bumped, top corner of front board creased. Inscription to f.f.e.p. DW fair, with chip to spine and fraying to edges. Creases to 4 leaves with minimal encroachment into images.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-220.00)