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L’Amour Fou – Photography and Surrealism

Coffee table book with works by Man Ray and other surrealist photographers. 243 pp.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Tribal Peoples of Southern Africa

96 Colour plates, 76 line drawings, and 256 pages of text all dealing with the migrations, traditions, customs, and, most of all, the intricately patterned costumes of the tribal peoples of Southern Africa. Personal inscription on front fep. Numerous illustrations.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Tribal Peoples of Southern Africa

96 Colour plates, 76 line drawings, and 256 pages of text all dealing with the migrations, traditions, customs, and, most of all, the intricately patterned costumes of the tribal peoples of Southern Africa. Images clean and pages tightly bound.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Republic of the Sudan. A Regional Geography.

Includes plates, maps, diagrams and tables. The photographs have been chosen to illustrate many aspects of the life and work of the Sudanese. Intended for study at University level, the book will also be invaluable to those in the diplomatic, administrative and commercial fields who need detailed information on Sudan.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Truck-Busters. 18th Fighter-Bomber Wing. Korea.

Its saga of the Korean conflict in the Far East. Each squadron of the 18th is mentioned with abundant black and white photographs. Of particular interest is the 2nd South African Air Force Squadron – The Flying Cheetahs – “the hardy air warriors from the Union of South Africa. Legendary figures for their courage, wit and comaraderies.”

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-800.00)

The Orders and Medals Research Society. 2007

Members handbook and journal index 1973 – 2006

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

The Schroder Art Memento

A volume of pictorial satire depicting our politics and men for the last thirty years by South Africa’s only artist. Bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down. With numerous illustrations

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Volkspele Uit Sonnige Suid-Afrika

‘A selection of 15 typical South African folk dances specially complied for the tour through Europe April to June 1953.’ Text in Afrikaans and English. Illustrated in b/w. Bound in pictorial card wraps. Small, closed tear to front wrap, small chip to head of spine. Ex library copy with library stamps to title and contents page. Inscription in ink to top corner of title page. Browning to wraps.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Ingrid Jonker – Selected Poems.

Translated from the Afrikaans by Jack Cope and William Plomer. A selection of poetry taken from ‘Ontvlugting’, ‘Rook en Oker’ and ‘Kantelson’.

Price – $62.00 (ZAR-700.00)

A Provisional Map of N.W, Rhodesia

Fold out map. Edward Stanford, Geographer to the King blind-stamped on bottom right hand corner. c.1908.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Ardmore – An African Discovery

From the jacket: “The vibrant ceramics of Ardmore, ranging from functional domestic ware to sculptural art in the decorative African tradition, offer a fine insight into the subtle influences of rural potters at work in the Champagne Valley of Kwazulu-Natal. These artists combine the elements of their tribal tradition with the uniquely naive perspective of a new world.”

Condition: Very good, wear to dust jacket.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Paul du Toit. Fighting with my weak hand.

Signed and inscribed with small drawing by Paul du Toit. Limited edition No. 873/1000.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-900.00)

This is my world. The life of Helen Martins, creator of the Owl House.

The story of an extraordinary artist’s struggle to transform her world. An ordinary Karoo house transformed into the Owl House, one of South Africa’s foremost examples of Outsider Art.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Cederberg Rock Paintings. Follow the San…

This is the second in a series of volumes on the archaeology of the Cederberg region.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Horacio Coppola

English text. Volume published to accompany an exhibition of photographs by Horacio Coppola held by the Michael Hoppen Gallery in London during 2001. Black and white and sepia photographic illustrations. Bound in original red cloth. Housed in pictorial dust jacket.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-200.00)

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)

Mathew Brady and the Image of History

A complete and authoritative study of Mathew Brady, one of the most famous figures in American photography. Includes his famous portraits of President Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Jefferson Davis, the Union dead and Robert E Lee.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Great Barnato

The author uncovers fascinating new material with the help of family records and other private papers about Barney Barnato. Did he jump overboard or was he murdered?

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Nicolaas Maritz. Paintings, Drawings & Prints

Monograph of and by the artist, illustrated in full colour and containing descriptions of numerous works. Laminated, pictorial card wraps.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Dagboek van H.C. Bredell 1900 – 1904

“Manie Bredell, president Kruger se lyfwag en laaste private sekretaris, lĂȘ in sy Dagboek grepe uit die ou President se ballingskap in Europa vas.”
Previous owner’s bookplate to the fep.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Zimbabwe. Struggles within the Struggle.

A critical analysis of the Zimbabwe nationalist movement describing historical and current infighting in the liberation movement between ZAPU, ZANU, FROLIZI, UANC and PF.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

South West Africa 1880-1894. The Establishment of German Authority in South West Africa.

This book forms the thesis with which the author obtained his degree. “An attempt is made to give a synopsis of events in South West African during the first ten years of German administration. A summary is also given of the period from 1880 when the Nama-Herero war broke out, till German annexation.” Previous owner’s details on half-title page.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Secret of Killimooin.

Signed “Love from Enid Blyton” on the ffep. Fourth book in the “Secret” series featuring the children, Mike, Jack, Peggy, Nora and little Prince Paul as they fly off to Baronia for a very exciting adventure.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Hard Aground. Memorable Western Cape Shipwrecks.

Signed by the author dated 11.11.08. A sequel to Forgotten Shipwrecks of the Western Cape, this book adds a further thirty shipwrecks which have largely remained forgotten or untold. Seafaring history of intrigue, unsung heroes and man’s determination and ability to rescue those who would otherwise have perished.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Scramble for Africa 1876 – 1912

The author has attempted to fill a gap in the scramble for Africa, with emphasis on the motives and the methods of the invaders. This is the first full-scale study of that extraordinary episode in history.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-140.00)