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Embroidered Garden Flowers (Milner Craft Series)

A collection of beautifully executed embroidered flower projects. Contains an illustrated stitch and flowers glossary with accurate drawings and a section on how to frame the embroideries.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Twentieth-Century Embroidery in Great Britain to 1939.

9 colour and 156 black and white photographs. A list of biographic profiles of leading embroiderers is given.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-260.00)

The Victoria & Albert Museum’s Textile Collection. British Textiles from 1900 to 1937.

A visual history of British fabrics showing the amazing creative abilities of professional and amateur designers throughout the period. Includes colour plates of designs.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Crewel Embroidery with Texture and Thread Variations.

Includes modern and traditional styles and intricate designs of crewel embroidery.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Sammy Marks. ‘The Uncrowned King of the Transvaal.’

Front fep removed. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Pictorial Africana.

A survey of old South African paintings, drawings and prints to the end of the nineteenth century with a biographical dictionary of one thousand artists.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Quilts 1700-2010. Hidden Histories, Untold Stories.

Celebrating more than 300 years of British quilt and patchwork product, this publication features the hidden histories and personal narratives of some of the most evocative objects in the V&A’s collection.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Quilt National – Contemporary Designs in Fabric.

82 quilts featured at the 1995 Quilt National show.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Beginner’s Guide to Traditional Japanese Embroidery.

Includes step-by-step photographs featuring the author demonstrating traditional Japanese embroidery.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120)

Genesis – From the Creation until the Deluge.

Text: Hebrew/English. 25 coloured lithographs reproduced by the author. Issued by the Palestine Art Publishing Co. Ltd. Jerusalem. No published date. circa 1924. Publisher’s device printed to inside covers and on title page. Mild scattered foxing but not affecting the images.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2600.00)

Suid-Afrikaanse Kuns van die Twintigste Eeu. Twentieth Century South African Art.

A comprehensive and luxurious visual record of South African art in the 20th century.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Passing Scene. 18 Images of Southern Africa.

Colour images bright and clean. Lower page edges untrimmed.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

A Master Plan for Port Louis, Mauritius. A Report.

Age-toning to pastedowns, feps and fold-out maps. Small tear to two of the large fold-out maps. Light creasing to third map. The pages opposite the maps have been imprinted with age-toning.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Salisbury’s Changing Skyline 1890-1980.

Sketches depicting past and present architecture of Salisbury, Rhodesia. Gilt device on front cover. Cockling to pastedowns. Edge-wear and some scuffing to slipcase. Contents clean and tightly bound. May incur additional postage charges as it is a heavy item.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Album: Views of South Africa.

Photographs of the major cities and towns in South Africa including Bulawayo. One page missing between Buffalo and Umgeni Rivers.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Oxford History of South Africa.

Previous owner’s details on ffep. Foxing to prelims and page edges.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120)

Willy Pogany’s Drawing Lessons. Revised and Enlarged Edition.

William Andrew Pogany was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children’s and other books. Includes sketches and studies. Small yellow bookseller’s label on pastedown.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Jews of South Africa.

An illustrated history to 1953 with an epilogue to 1975 by Gustav Saron.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Salvador Dali 1904-1989

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Into Kokerboom Country. Namaqualand’s Jewish Pioneers.

“This chronicle of Jews of Namaqualand tells the remarkable story of a small group of immigrants who sought freedom and economic opportunity in a remote and arid corner of South Africa.” With numerous black and white and colour illustrations.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Jewry and Cape Society. The Origins and Activities of the Jewish Board of Deputies for the Cape Colony.

Small complimentary copy slip tipped in on title page. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend.

“The women of Gee’s Bend – a small remote community in Alabama have created hundreds of quilt masterpieces dating from the early twentieth century to the present. Descendant from the slaves who first worked on the cotton plantations in the area, then for several generations as tenant farmers. They represent only a part of the rich body of African American quilts – composed in geometries that transform recycled work clothes and dresses, feed sacks and fabric remnants.”

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Quilts of Provence. The Art and Craft of French Quiltmaking.

The author chronicles the long history of Provencal needlework, reveals the intriguing politics surrounding French textiles. Included is a section for creating these artful quilted pieces

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Mondrian and the Neo-Plasticist Utopia.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Dictionary of South African English. New Enlarged Edition.

A unique dictionary providing a valuable reference source to students of South African literature. Incorporates a considerable body of material from new Black writing. Includes material in use among the forces and special treatment given to emerging vocabulary of Black South African English, etc.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)