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Christopher Webb Smith. An Artist at the Cape of Good Hope 1837-1839.

Artist’s monograph with numerous reproductions in colour and b/w. Bound in full leather with gilt titles to front board and spine. AEG. Limited to 100 copies of which this is 60. Some rubbing to the board edges. Previous owner’s bookplate to front paste down. Ghosting to prelims.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Johannesburg Art and Artists: Selections from a Century.

Catalogue. Cover illustration of Maud Sumner “Portrait of an Artist”. Edge-wear. Rubbing to covers with creasing to spine and a mark on the rear cover. Some highlighting and marginalia.

Price – $52.00 (ZAR-480.00)

Die Vlakte

A folio of 4 offset prints by Hans Anton Aschenborn, inspired by the poems of Jan F. E. Cilliers. No.87/200. Printed signature.

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Gedenkschriften van Paul Kruger gedikteerd aan H C Bredell en Piet Grobler.

Authorised Dutch publication. Bookplate on front free end page. Portrait of Paul Kruger as frontispiece.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Gedenkschriften van Paul Kruger gedikteerd aan H C Bredell en Piet Grobler.

Authorised Dutch publication. Bookplate on front free end page. Portrait of Paul Kruger as frontispiece.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

W W Cassels. First Bishop in Western China.

ex-Evangelical library copy with usual date sheet and stamps. Includes portraits, illustrations and fold out map. Foxing throughout with browning to prelims.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Three Sculptors – Three Readers

Catalogue accompanying the exhibition during the Standard Bank National Arts Festival. “A collaborative work which encourages theoreticians and art historians to work closely with living artists.” Artists include: Neels Coetzee, Walter Oltmann, Peter Schutz. Readers include: Rory Doepel, Elizabeth Rankin, Reingard Nethersole. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos of the artists’ works.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Clive van den Berg

Monograph. Edge-wear. Rubbing. Some Foxing to edges. 5 colour images.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-200.00)

J H Pierneef. Pretorian, Transvaler, South African.

Duel English/Afrikaans text. Memorial exhibition catalogue of works from the collection of the Pretoria Art Museum. Light edge-wear. Colour and b/w photographs of the artist’s work.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Natal Automobile Club Official Route Book.

Incomplete. Wear to the card index tabs. Includes 92 of 94 strip maps. Missing the Orange Free State and the Rhodesian routes. Fold-out map missing as well as rear index pages. Edge-wear to boards with heavy wear to corners. Insignia of the Automobile Club and Cooks’s Travel Services badge blind-stamped on front and rear covers respectively. Some scattered pencil and ink notes.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Oeuvres Complètes de H de Balzac. La Comèdie Humaine. Premier Volume. Première Partie. Etudes de Moeurs. Premier Livre.

Text: French. Complete set of 20 vols. Foxing throughout. Rubbing to boards. Edge-wear.

Price – $680.00 (ZAR-7500.00)

Tinus de Jongh. His life and works.

A much overdue look at this revered South African artist. Illustrated with numerous colour plates and an informed text

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-380.00)

The Dictionary of South African Painters and Sculptors, including Namibia.

Illustrated throughout with colour plates. Excellent reference. Singe marks to top end.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

Drummond Chaplin. His Life and Times in Africa.

Sir Francis Drummond Percy Chaplin, GBE, KCMG served as administrator for the British South Africa Company in Southern Rhodesia from 1914 to 1923.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Moodies of Melsetter

A history of the Moodie family, set mostly in the 19th century, and the role they played in the colonization of South Africa. Two white labels with previous owner’s details; blue ink lettering and a small round orange dot on front free end page.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice found there. 2 Volumes.

No published date. Illustrations by John Tenniel. Those in Vol 1 are red and those in Vol 2 – green. Vol 2 printed on specially made ivory wove paper. Edge-wear with rubbing to spine. A few scratches to the covers. Beautiful gilt device to front covers.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1250.00)

Zwart en Wit. een verhaal uit de Vrijstaatse Basuto-Oorlog

From the “Zuid-Afrikaanse Historie- Biblioteek No. VIII.” Inscribed by Paulus Joubert. Extract enclosed. Previous owner’s details and stamp on front free end page.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Paterson of Cyrene. A Biography.

Previous owner’s name on front free end page. Ned Paterson was a cheerful & eccentric clergyman, who founded and spent many years teaching at the Cyrene School near Bulawayo. This school, which Paterson started from scratch, focused on practical and agricultural education. It was the first African school in Rhodesia to have art classes, which were made mandatory for all students.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The Schroeder Art Memento. An Artistic Souvenir of South African History.

“A volume of pictorial satire depicting our Politics and Men for the last thirty years, in black and white by South Africa’s only artist.” Frontispiece of the artist with the depiction ‘special artist to “The Press”‘. Foxing to prelims.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Jean Pierre Pellissier van Bethulie

A complete biography of one of the first French Protestant missionaries in South Africa who established a mission station at Bethulie in 1833; as well as documenting many of the historical, political and spiritual changes that took place in the Southern Free State between 1826 and 1900. 2 folding maps – one of the Bethulie district and the other the routes takes by Pellissier. Inscription by previous owner on front fep. Tinting to top edge. Handling marks to fore- and lower page edges.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Samuel Maharero

As an important Herero Chief during the time of the German occupation of Namibia (1884-1915), Samuel Maharero’s life history is in many respects the story of a tribe’s struggle against colonialism.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Bishop for the Hottentots. African Memories 1883-1909

Memoir of a catholic bishop in Namibia.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

The Cape Town Month of Photography 2005.

A collection of contemporary Southern African photographic art.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Art and Artists of South Africa. (New updated and enlarged edition)

An illustrated biographical dictionary and historical survey of painters & graphic artists since 1875.

Price – $64.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Valley of the Simonsberg

The author was one of the main proponents of the declaration of The Simonsberg Valley and many of its buildings as a National Protected Environment in 1976 preserving the Valley for future generations. Illustrated with numerous b/w and a few colour photographs.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)