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Penrose’s Annual. Vol. XX of The Process Year Book.

Modern developments of the graphic arts in typography and bookmaking. Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Sol Plaatje. Selected Writings.

A comprehensive selection of Sol Plaatje’s writings. A pioneer in the history of the blak press and one of the founders of the African National Congress. Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The Trial of the Thirteen.

A factual account (but not fully adhered to the sequence of proceedings) of the trial of 13 ANC members/sympathizers convicted of “terrorism” or aiding “terrorists” during 1987. Circa 1988 Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Contested Images. Diversity in Southern African Rock Art Research.

Third collection of papers to be published on Southern African rock art. “Many of the chapters engage in wider issues, other than the ‘trance hypothesis’, such as linguistics and folklore studies, demonstrating the relationship between them and rock art.” Price – $33.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Trekking in South-Central Africa 1913-1919.

Written from his own diary and his father’s, the Rev J J Doke, Clement Doke portrays a fascinating picture of the life of tribes in the Lambaland in the North-west corner of Zambia (formerly known as Northern Rhodesia) as well as the wild life of the country. The book recounts the trials and successes of seven years of missionary life, providing glimpses into everyday life at Kafulafuta Mission in the second decade of this century. Numerous black and white illustrations and photographs. Price – $14.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Cape Town Sketchbook.

“An annotated sketchbook infused with the spirit of the author’s drawings, capturing the characters, historic and modern buildings and the natural beauty of the Cape.”

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-200.00)

‘When Animals Were People’.

A-Z of animals of Southern Africa as the Bushmen saw and thought them and as the camera sees them today. “The author has combined the Busman folklore about animals and their pictorial records on the rocks with photographs of actual animals for comparison.” Price – $36.00 (ZAR-420.00)

The Cradle of Humanity. How the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart.

“Drawing together the latest evidence the author describes the series of stages by which our ancestors arose in this part of the world before spreading out of Africa to become the dominant species on the planet, and ultimately the new geological superpower. Price – $12.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Dingaansdag. Soewenier Program 1838 – 1938. Honderd Jarige Herdenking – Eeufeesviering op 14, 15 en 16 Desember 1938.

Text: Afrikaans. Festival held at Rosebank’s exhibition grounds by the “Dingaansfeeskomitee Kaapse Skiereiland’. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Villa at 90. His life, work and influence.

“Edoardo Villa, one of South Africa’s most respected sculptors, came to the country as a wounded prisoner of war and settled in Johannesburg. This book is a visual document of his sculptural development over six decades chronicling his life from early beginnings in Bergamo, Italy through to his 2005 landmark exhibition at Lanzerac in the Western Cape.”

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Uncle James Golf Match.

Humorous story. Circa mid-20th century. Foxed especially front and rear end pages. Contents firmly bound. Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Rorke’s Drift. Empowering Prints.

Twenty years of printmaking in South Africa. One of the few places that offered training to black artists during the apartheid years. Includes a catalogue of the names of more than 80 artists associated with the centre as well as a brief biography of each. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Mapungubwe. An Archaeozoological Interpretation of an Iron Age Community.

“The Mapungubwe complex of Iron Age Sites dating around 950-1150AD, lies in the Limpopo Valley close to the northern border of South Africa.” Previous owner’s details on ffep. Price – $43.00 (ZAR-550.00)

George Rex of Knysna. The authentic story.

Written by of George Rex’s descendants. Previous owners names in blue ink on ffep. Small bookseller’s label on front paste-down. Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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)

Uncle James Golf Match.

Humorous story. Circa mid-20th century. Foxed especially front and rear end pages. Contents firmly bound. Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

“A narrative and diary of personal experiences with the C.I.V. Battery (Honourable Artillery Company) in South Africa.” Bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down and inscription in pencil on ffep. Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Cape of Good Hope Reports and Correspondence on the State of Affairs in Damaraland and Great Namaqualand in Connection with the Mission of Rev. Dr C H Hahn.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Villa at 90. His life, work and influene.

“Edoardo Villa, one of South Africa’s most respected sculptors, came to the country as a wounded prisoner of war and settled in Johannesburg. This book is a visual document of his sculptural development over six decades chronicling his life from early beginnings in Bergamo, Italy through to his 2005 landmark exhibition at Lanzerac in the Western Cape.” Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Rorke’s Drift. Empowering Prints.

Twenty years of printmaking in South Africa. One of the few places that offered training to black artists during the apartheid years. Includes a catalogue of the names of more than 80 artists associated with the centre as well as a brief biography of each. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Mapungubwe. An Archaeozoological Interpretation of an Iron Age Community.

“The Mapungubwe complex of Iron Age Sites dating around 950-1150AD, lies in the Limpopo Valley close to the northern border of South Africa.” Previous owner’s details on ffep. Price – $43.00 (ZAR-550.00)

George Rex of Knysna. The authentic story.

Written by one of George Rex’s descendants. Previous owners names in blue ink on ffep. Small bookseller’s label on front paste-down.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The Potter’s Art in Africa.

An exhibition catalogue of pottery from African cultures, eg. Nok, Ife, Ghana, North-East Africa, Nigeria, and others. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

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)

Surviving the Lens. Photographic Studies of South and East African People, 1870-1920.

“Taken between 1870 and 1920, the period of high European imperialism in the region, these compelling images were created in studios and in the field.” Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)