Chapter 1: Africana - Architecture
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11 Diagonal Street
Anglo American Property Services (Pty), Ltd. Johannesburg. 1983. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 28 pages (complete). A very smart copy of this brochure advertising (with architects maquettes and plans) the (yet-to-be-constructed) Johannesburg skyscraper. The grey and silver boards are pleasing. They are healthy, sound, sure. The contents are in excellent condition. They are neat, tidy, very clean and clear - as new throughout! fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 17lr
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5437]

 
Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978: Volume One: Formative Influences and Classification - Vol 1
Cape Provincial Institute of Architects, Cape Town. 1979, reprint. (ISBN: 0620037326). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 65 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The boards are much worn, marked and scuffed all about from shelving and storage. Despite these distractions, the boards are healthy, steady, sure. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. The consequences are that the pages are wrinkled, very lightly stained about the bottom edges. The front and last pages have storage foxing, stains and marks. Again, despite all this the pages are even yet clean, clear, certain, competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 27ra
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.5 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10874]
Keywords: 0620037326

 
Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978: Volume One: Formative Influences and Classification - Vol 1
Cape Provincial Institute of Architects, Cape Town. 1979, Reprint. (ISBN: 0620037326). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 65 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Landscape format. The dustjacket has wear, marks, stains from handling, shelving and storage. It is secure and stable. The boards have some wear about the rims from storage. They are healthy and steady. The contents are agreeable. There are some handling marks on the early pages. Overwhelmingly the contents are bright, clean, clear, convivial, hale, tidy, more than competent. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 71ra
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 113.25 | £UK 97 | JP¥ 13593]
Keywords: 0620037326

 
Jah : Johannesburg Academic Hospital
The Transvaal Provincial Administration / The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. 1978. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 123 pages (complete). A book of the architectural plans for the construction of the Johannesburg Academic Hospital. An assured copy. The illustrated boards are scuffed, marked, worn. The spine has particular wear, yet it is secure. Spiral binding (healthy). The pages have evidence of use but are in amenable and generous condition. They are clean, clear, fresh, confident. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bupr
USD 27.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.5 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 2936]

 
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
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town. 1964, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Numbered 35 of an unspecified limited edition. Quarter bound in leather. The leathered spine is very neat. It has some very light wear to head and foot. The boards are modestly handsome. They have some wear to the faces and edges. Within, the early and later pages are foxed. In general, the pages are mild, mellow, clean, clear, placid and genteel. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: blgq
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5437]

 
HARROP-ALLIN, CLINTON
Norman Eaton, Architect: A Study of the Work of the South African Architect Norman Eaton 1902-1966
C. Struik. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869770535). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 128 pages (complete). A placid copy. The frontispage has a notation indicating previous ownership by the Cape Town architect, Mike Wolters. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed, marked, rubbed. It is heroically intact. The boards have shelving wear to the edges and seams. They are steady and sound. The contents are mild-mannered. The early and later pages have blushes of shallow tanning, flushes of foxing. Otherwise, the contents are overwhelmingly clean, clear, confidently fresh, tidy, pleasing. fk. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 20ma
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 126.75 | £UK 108.75 | JP¥ 15224]
Keywords: 0869770535

 
HARROP-ALLIN, CLINTON
Norman Eaton: Architect: A Study of the Work of the South African Architect Norman Eaton 1902-1966
C. Struik Publishers, Cape Town and Johannesburg. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869770535). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 128 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has wear, tanning, scuffing, marking. It is secure and sure. The boards are mild-mannered. They have wear about the edges from shelving. Within, the contents are healthy. They are clean, clear, assiduous, agreeable, confident. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 97lw
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 135.75 | £UK 116.5 | JP¥ 16312]
Keywords: 0869770535

 
BECK, HAIG (ED)
Uia International Architect - International Union of Architects/ International Architect Magazine - Issue 8 : Southern Africa - Natal, Cape Province, Transvaal, Bophuthatswana, Lesotho, Zambia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe : Formalism in Southern African Architecture: Hans Hallen's Mangosuthu Technikon; Lance Smith's House for an Indian Client ; and Jo Noero's Church in Soweto
International Architect Publishing Limited, London. 1985. No Binding, with dust jacket. 66 pages (complete). The covers have rubbing, wear and scuffing. They are whole and certain. The pages have some corner wear and are clear, benign, confident and diligent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: okkl
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3262]
Keywords: JPG~

 
DOMMISSE, BOET
Admiralty House Simon's Town
J Dommisse, Simon's Town. 2005, Limited. (ISBN: 0620320168). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 145 pages (complete). A pleasing, smart copy. Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1200 copies. Signed by Boet Dommisse on the title page. The matte dustjacket is elegant. It has some very limited sunning about the spine. There is also very light wear about the edges from shelving. It is comfortable and secure. The illustrated matte boards are handsome, healthy. The contents are in excellent condition. They are clean, clear, tidy, well-ordered - as if new throughout. fk. Fine/Very Good. Signed.
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Book number: 65hw
USD 53.00 [Appr.: EURO 48 | £UK 41.25 | JP¥ 5763]
Keywords: 0620320168

 
FAGAN, GAWIE ; FAGAN, GWEN
Church Street in the Land of Waveren
Tulbagh Restoration Committee. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620017228). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 185 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. It is housed in a neat cardboard box. Devastated by an earthquake in 1969, the residents of Tulbagh in the Western Cape, resolved to restore as much of their historic town as possible. This is a record of the restoration programme for the town's main street. The dustjacket is neat, healthy. The boards are handsome, unblemished. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, clean, clear, devoted, diligent, generous - as if new throughout.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fk. Fine/Good.
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Book number: bxwl
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3697]
Keywords: 0620017228

 
FAIRBRIDGE, DOROTHEA
Historic Farms of South Africa : The Wool, the Wheat, and the Wine of the 17th and 18th Centuries
Oxford University Press London / Humphrey Milford. 1931, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 194 pages (complete). A contentedly aged copy. The cloth boards are scuffed and lightly worn. They are secure and hale. Inside, there are freckles and age-related marks about. The hand-coloured engravings are gentle and clear. The pages have annotations (in pencil) but are otherwise clear, benign, amiable and generous. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: ayff
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 4894]
Keywords: JPG~

 
FAIRBRIDGE, DOROTHEA
Historic Houses of South Africa
Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, London / Maskew Miller, Cape Town. 1922, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 191 pages (complete). A contented copy. The blue boards have gilt edging and decoration (gleaming and genial). The boards have mild wear about the edges and spine, however, they are clubbable and elegant. Hand pressed paper. The pages are comfortable, genteel, kindly, clean, clear, certain, benevolent and convivial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bvrp
USD 56.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.75 | £UK 43.5 | JP¥ 6090]

 
FISHER, ROGER C ; ROUX, SCHALK LE ; MARé, ESTELLE (EDS)
Architecture of the Transvaal (Miscellanea Specialia 20)
University of South Africa, Pretoria. 1998, First Edition. (ISBN: 1868880397). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 338 pages (complete). A generally very smart copy. First edition. First impression. The dustjacket featuring the unfortunate entrance to Sandton library has wear about all edges. There is scuffing and handling marking. The boards are tight, smart and most businesslike. Within, the contents are immaculate. They are clean, tight, very sure, diligent, confident and determinedly competent. fk. Fine/Fair.
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Book number: bkro
USD 330.00 [Appr.: EURO 298.75 | £UK 256 | JP¥ 35886]
Keywords: 1868880397

 
FRANSEN, HANS
Architectural Beauty of the Old Cape As Seen by Arthur Elliott : Photographs of Houses and Farmsteads Now Largely Demolished or Ruined Taken at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century
A. A. Balkema, Cape Town. 1969, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 343 pages (complete). A placid copy of this collection of photographs by the energetic, irreplaceable Cape Town photographer, Arthur Elliott. The dustjacket is much worn, scuffed, tanned, marked all about. It is secure. The tweedy-cloth covered boards are most attractive. They are elegant and sublime. The early and later pages have user marks. Otherwise, the contents are most pleasing. The pages are clean, clear, confident, generous, enlivening. fk. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: bxwu
USD 84.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.25 | £UK 65.25 | JP¥ 9135]

 
FRANSEN, HANS ; COOK, DR MARY ALEXANDER
The Old Houses of the Cape : A Survey of the Existing Buildings in the Traditional Style of Architecture of the Dutch-Settled Regions of the Cape of Good Hope
A. A. Balkema, Cape Town / Amsterdam. 1965. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 272 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket is much scuffed, worn and marked. It is relaxed, secure. The boards are marked and worn from storage. They are mild-mannered, steady, sure. The paper trims have flecks of foxing. The frontispage has a previous owner notation. The contents are placid, clean, clear, comfortable, nonchalant despite their diligence. fk. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: ccrp
USD 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.5 | £UK 45 | JP¥ 6307]

 
GEYSER, O
Die Ou Hooggeregshofgebou
Tafelberg-Uitgewers (Edms) Beperk, Kaapstad. 1958, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 102 pages (complete). Numbered 21 of a limited edition of 250. In Afrikaans throughout. Quarter-leather. Linen covered boards. Included: a booklet, "Die Ou Hooggeregshofgebou - Die Ingeligte Openbare Mening en die Toekoms van die Gebou", compiled by C A Lückhoff, published by A A Balkema of Cape Town in 1954. This is in neat, pleasing condition. The boards have wear and smears of rusting and foxing all about from age and storage. The calf leather spine is neat, handsome. The boards are steady, sound, healthy. The contents are most agreeable. Aside from the commonplace tanning of the frontis and end papers, the contents are clean, clear, conscientious, sober, benevolent, fresh-faced. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 85le
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.25 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4350]

 
GREIG, DOREEN E
Herbert Baker in South Africa
Purnell. 1970, Limited. (ISBN: 0360001033). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 276 pages (complete). Numbered 1016 of a limited edition of 2000 copies. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket is neat and tidy. It has light shelving wear and scuffing. Otherwise it is serene. The boards are handsome, dignified, sound. The contents are most agreeable. The pages are clean, clear, fresh, devoted and certain : as if barely used throughout. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: bxwt
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 8156]
Keywords: 0360001033

 
GREIG, DOREEN E
Herbert Baker in South Africa
Purnell. 1970, Limited. (ISBN: 0360001033). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 276 pages (complete). Numbered 450 of a limited edition of 2000 copies. A passive copy. The boards are serene and healthy. They are steady and sound. They have some light scuffing and rubbing and marks. The contents are mild-mannered. The frontispage has a previous owner's signature. The page-trims have handling marks. The early and later pages have storage related marks to the edges. They are otherwise benign. The contents are clean, clear, gentle, confident, certain, benevolent. Please note: due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be made. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cfzo
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.5 | £UK 29.5 | JP¥ 4132]
Keywords: 0360001033

 
HERBERT, GILBERT
Martienssen and the International Style: The Modern Movement in South African Architecture
A.A. Balkema, Cape Town / Rotterdam. 1975, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 283 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Gilbert Herbert on the frontispage (dated: October 1985). A pleasing copy. The paper dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage. The spine is a little tanned. The dj is comfortable and secure. The stone coloured cloth covered boards are elegant and handsome. They are healthy and sure. The frontispage has handling smudges. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, neat and tidy, confident and conscientious, certain, keen. fk. Near Fine/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: 1lq
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 145 | £UK 124.25 | JP¥ 17399]

 
HIGGINS, STEPHEN
Building Bankcity
Struik Publishers. 1996, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 244 pages (complete). A confident copy of this detailed and liberally illustrated book about the construction of BankCity in Johannesburg. The dustjacket has some light wear about the edges and some light scuffing and rubbing. Otherwise, the dj is secure and comfortable. The boards have mild marking and even milder wear to the corners. Within, the early pages have storage blotches and evidence of contented use. Some pages have storage related sticking to small areas. In general, and by far, the pages are bright, fresh, clean, clear, hale, healthy, generous. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bvtp
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 8156]

 
JONES, PATRICK (ED)
For Us
Witwatersrand University Architecture School. 1963. Softcover, with dust jacket. 48 pages (complete). A placid copy. Card covers with string and pin binding. Please note: pp 37/38 is bound upside down. Published to accompany an intriguing Students Exhibition on the humanising of buildings and architectural ambition. The covers have some light shelving wear about the edges. They are comfortable and secure. The pages are pleasingly convivial. They are clean, clear, certain, confident, fresh-faced. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 75lw
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3915]

 
KEATH, MICHAEL
Herbert Baker: Architecture and Idealism, 1892-1913 - the South African Years
Ashanti Publishing Limited, Gibraltar. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 1874800375). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 246 pages (complete). A decent copy. The dustjacket has been bubbled during manufacture. There is wear, scuffing, marking from storage and handling. It is, however, secure and benign. The cloth boards have shelving wear and light handling marks. Within, the frontispage has a previous owner inscription. The early and later pages have freckles of light foxing. The pages are clean, clear, confident, generous, gentlemanly.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required.fk[INF110]. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bkvd
USD 130.00 [Appr.: EURO 117.75 | £UK 101 | JP¥ 14137]
Keywords: 1874800375

 
KENDALL, F K
The Restoration of Groot Constantia
Juta & Co. Ltd. Publishers, Cape Town. 1927, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 38 pages (complete). A comfortable if somewhat worn copy. The boards are affable. They have wear and scuffing and marks. They are secure. Within, the contents are showing their age a bit. They have freckles of foxing throughout. In general, the thick card pages are serene, clean and clear, generous of spirit, benevolent and sound. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bxxb
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 | £UK 54.5 | JP¥ 7612]

 
DE KOCK, VICTOR
The Cape - Quaint and Beautiful : Photographs from the Elliott Collection
Victor de Kock. 1938. Softcover, with dust jacket. 52 pages (complete). Exhibition catalogue. NOTE: there are no illustrations - only descriptions and labels - in this catalogue. The card covers are sunned, scuffed, a little marked from storage and handling. The contents are benign, placid, clean, clear, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cdcc
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2719]

 
LEWCOCK, RONALD
Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : A Study of the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795-1837
A A Balkema, Cape Town. 1963, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 451 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing, marks and scuffing from handling, shelving and storage. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are elegant. They do have some light shelving marks and wear to the edges and corners. They are sturdy, sound, healthy. The contents are mild-mannered. The papertrims have some sunning, some foxing. This often intrudes on to the page edges - but timidly so. The pages also have occasional user wear about the corners. The pages are clean, clear, benevolent, conscientious, proud, even affectionate. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 46jw
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 | £UK 54.5 | JP¥ 7612]

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