Chapter 1: Africana - Johannesburg
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11 Diagonal Street
Anglo American Property Services Ltd. Johannesburg. 1984. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 28 pages (complete). Folio size. A very smart copy of this 'brochure'/ prospectus for the then proposed 11 Diagonal Street building in Johannesburg. The book is housed in a thick slate grey card slip-case (worn but sound). Slate grey boards with silver decoration and titling. Handsome. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean, clear, professional, confident. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 49hn
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5437]

 
The Barnett Collection Volume II : South Africa and Johannesburg at the Beginning of the 20th Century
The Star, Johannesburg. 1966, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Published to coincide with Johannesburg's 100th anniversary. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing, storage marks, scuffing. It is, nonetheless, kindly and secure. The boards are very neat and smart. Within, the contents have mild evidence of use throughout, however they are clean, clear, generous, diligent, amenable, engaging. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bvpt
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3697]

 
(AFRICA)
Johannesburg: Eenhonderd Jaar
Chris Van Rensburg Publikasies (Edms) Beperk, Johannesburg. 1986, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 326 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A smart copy. The full leather boards are handsome, healthy, steady. Gilt titling, borders, previous owner's name. The contents are comfortably assured. They are clean, clear, diligent, resourceful, confident. 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. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 71ig
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3697]

 
Johannesburg - the City of Gold
Felstar Publishers (Pty) Ltd / Industrial & Commercial Publications (Pty) Ltd. Johannesburg. 1967, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 384 pages (complete). Published to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Johannesburg. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has some foxing, wear and scuffing all about. The dj is sure and comfortable. The boards have mild wear to the corners and spine edges. Otherwise they have dignity and are healthy. Within, the front and later pages have some foxing. In general the contents are clean, clear, confident, serious, diligent and assured. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: bmoz
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.5 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10874]

 
Prestasie / Achievement
Stadsraad van Johannesburg / City Council of Johannesburg. 1971. Softcover, with dust jacket. 48 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. Officially produced celebration of Johannesburg. The dustjacket is much worn, creased all about from use and handling. It is secure. The covers and contents also have evidence of contented use throughout. They are sure, municipal, dutiful, busy, clean, clear, assured. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 70ig
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2175]

 
A Souvenir of the Country Club Johannesburg - Issued to Commemorate the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1906-1931
Country Club, Johannesburg. 1931, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 47 pages plus plans (complete). An genteel copy. The card covers have some wear, some marks from handling and storage. String binding. They are otherwise smart. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh-faced, clean, clear, bright, tight, tidy, neat, convivial. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 60lv
USD 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 61.75 | £UK 52.75 | JP¥ 7395]

 
Transvaal Amateur Swimming Association (Affiliated to the Saasu) Grand Swimming Gala - Municipal Bath, Ellis Park, Doornfontein, Thursday, 24th Feb. , 1927, at 8pm
Transvaal Amateur Swimming Association. 1927. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A most resolute copy. The covers and contents have been wrinkled from damp. They have marks from age, handling, storage. They have wear about the edges and corners and seams. However, the programme is also placid, assured, evocative. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 91pt
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1631]

 
BAWCOMBE, PHILIP (ARTIST), SCANNELL, TED (TEXT)
Philip Bawcombe's Johannesburg
Village Publishing (Pty) Ltd. 1973. (ISBN: 0620011351). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Dustjacket has markings on the front cover. There is are two small closed tears along the bottom of the front edge of the dj. The spine dj has a large open tear. The back of the dj has small closed tears along the top and bottom edges. There are scratch markings. There is also a lamination rip damage at the top right hand corner. The cover in in near fine condition. There is a small paper rub mark underneath the back flap, on the inside back cover. The book is in very good condition throughout. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: afmh
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1631]
Keywords: JPG~ 0620011351

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD
Lost Johannesburg
Macmillan South Africa. 1979, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0869540815). Hardcover, with dust jacket. jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn and a bit torn. tanning and marks. 101 pages. light edge wear on boards. well bound. fairly good copy and jacket.[S.K]. Good/Good.
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Book number: ohwp
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.5 | £UK 21.75 | JP¥ 3045]
Keywords: JPG~ 0869540815

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; MILLIGAN, SPIKE (FOREWORD)
Lost Johannesburg
Macmillan South Africa (Publishers) (Pty.) Ltd. Johannesburg. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869540815). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 102 pages (complete). A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has scuffing and some light wear. Otherwise it is tidy and secure. The boards are banal but neat and healthy. Within, the contents are most agreeable. The are genial, generous, clean, clear, comfortable and companionable. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: bttb
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 77 | £UK 66 | JP¥ 9243]
Keywords: 0869540815

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD
Lost Johannesburg
Macmillan South Africa. 1979, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0869540815). Hardcover, with dust jacket. jacket is worn, torn and creased. edge wear and knocking on boards. book appears to have been stored in damp conditions. fair copy.[S.K]. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: onrd
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2175]
Keywords: JPG~ 0869540815

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; MILLIGAN, SPIKE (FOREWORD)
Lost Johannesburg
Macmillan South Africa. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869540815). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 102 pages (complete). A mild copy. The boards are benign with some shelving wear about the edges, corners and spine. They are sound and healthy. The contents have very general evidence of contented use throughout. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the author). The pages are diligent, spirited, clean, clear, engaging and amenable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bupq
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 59 | £UK 50.5 | JP¥ 7068]
Keywords: 0869540815

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; CHIPKIN, CLIVE M ; ZAR, SHIRLEY
Park Town 1892-1972 : A Social and Pictorial History
Studio Thirty-Five Publications, Johannesburg. 1972, Limited. Softcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Aron, Helen (Photo). 113 pages plus 51 photographic plates (complete). Numbered 1194 of an unidentified limited edition. The book is signed by Helen Aron (who not only took the photographs, but also conceived of, and realised the project. Folio sized book. The book and the plates are housed in a hinge-lidded case, this in turn is housed in a thick, illustrated board slip case. This has storage marks, some shelving / storage wear, some scuffing. It is sturdy, stout. The case is stately, handsome. Brown cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt titling (fresh). The casing is clean, hale, steady, fit, very sound. The book and the plates are in excellent condition. They are produced with great care and diligence, devotion and attention to detail. The pages are clean, clear, luxe, confident, generous, benevolent. Due to the weight of this volume, should it need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage may be required. fk. Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 81js
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 99.75 | £UK 85.5 | JP¥ 11962]
Keywords: Aron, Helen (Photo)

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; CHIPKIN, CLIVE M ; ZAR, SHIRLEY
Park Town 1892-1972
Studio Thirty Five Publications, Johannesburg. 1972, Limited. Softcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Aron, Helen. Boxed set. Contains limited edition copy of "Park Town 1892-1972" and 51 (as intended) large photographic prints of Park Town over the years. The book is numbered 795 of an unspecified limited edition. It is signed by Helen Aron. The buchram box is worn all about. It is placid and assured. The hinges are healthy. The box is sound. Within, the book covers have some mild foxing, as do the early pages. In general the pages are mild, confident, bold, clean, clear, pleasing. The prints are in excellent condition. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bonh
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 108.75 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 13049]
Keywords: Aron, Helen

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; CHIPKIN, CLIVE M ; ZAR, SHIRLEY
Park Town 1892-1972 - a Social and Pictorial History
Studio Thirty Five Publications, Johannesburg. 1972, Limited. (ISBN: 0620008873). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Aron, Helen (photog). Folio sized book: 113 pages (complete). 51 photographic plates (folio sized). The book is signed by Helen Aron. Hand-numbered no. 70 of an unnumbered limited edition. The book and the prints are housed in a thick cloth board case. This in turn is housed in thick card slipcase (this is scuffed, marked, scratched and worn: it is competent and sturdy). The case is very handsome, healthy, hale. The book is in excellent condition. It is fresh, clear, clean, confident - as if new. Included are three press cutting about the Park Town project. The prints are in excellent condition. They are barely handled and are thus fresh and unblemished in any way. All very pleasing. fk. Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bvlh
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 108.75 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 13049]
Keywords: 0620008873 Aron, Helen (photog)

 
BIRD, FLO
Lord Milner at "Sunnyside"
Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust. 1986. Softcover, with dust jacket. 4 pages. Pamphlet-cum-booklet. Ex-library copy with consequent labels, annotations, wear. The pages are mild-mannered, dedicated, assured, companionable, clean, clear. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 27ij
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 979]

 
CHIPKIN, CLIVE M
Johannesburg Style: Architecture and Society 1880s-1960s
David Philip, Cape Town. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 0864862210). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 335 pages (complete). A contentedly healthy copy. The dustjacket has storage wear, shelving wear, scuffing, marks. The dj is otherwise secure and sure. The boards are assured. The front board has a shallow, small puncture mark (from the storage wear to the dj). The boards are otherwise handsome, hale, steady. The contents are fresh-faced, neat. They are conscientious, generous, smart, clean, clear, generous, companionable. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 88mp
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 86 | £UK 73.75 | JP¥ 10331]
Keywords: 0864862210

 
CHIPKIN, CLIVE M
Johannesburg Style: Architecture and Society 1880s-1960s
David Philip, Cape Town. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 0864862210). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 335 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket is comfortable. It has some wear about the edges and spine. It has mild creasing and marking. Nonetheless, it is secure and sure. The boards are tidy, neat with some light shelving wear. The contents are most agreeable. They are much assured, clean, clear, companionable, certain, decent. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: cdes
USD 76.00 [Appr.: EURO 69 | £UK 59 | JP¥ 8265]
Keywords: 0864862210

 
CLARKE, JAMES [EDITOR]
Like It Was: The Star 100 Years in Johannesburg
Argus Print. & Pub. Co. 1987, 2nd Impression. (ISBN: 0620093897). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 245 pages (complete). Inscribed by James Clarke : "For Tony Lange / one of Johannesburg's better architects and a source of hope for the future of urban design. James Clarke. Jo'burg 1988", on the title page. Included: "The Star: 100 Years of Newspapering 1887-1987, Souvenir Supplement to The Star 16 October 1987" (a very neat copy). Full leather. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks from handling, storage, shelving. It is comfortable, sure. The leather boards are handsome. There is some wear to the head and foot of the spine. Otherwise all is very clubbable. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, bright, fresh, assiduous, tight, smart. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: 53lv
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 54.5 | £UK 46.75 | JP¥ 6525]
Keywords: 0620093897

 
CLARKE, JAMES [EDITOR]
Like It Was: The Star 100 Years in Johannesburg
Argus Print. & Pub. Co. 1987, Limited. (ISBN: 0620093897). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 245 pages (complete). Numbered 84 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Full handbound leather. A decent copy. The leathered boards have very mild shelving wear about the edges. Nonetheless, the boards are elegant and handsome. Pressed gilt decoration and titling (fresh). The papertrims are very, very lightly sunned. The contents are mild-mannered. Some pages are very, very lightly waved from production. Otherwise, the pages are very clean and clear, orderly, assiduous, generous, eager. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 87os
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.5 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10874]
Keywords: 0620093897

 
CLAY, PADDI (TEXT)
Hillbrow
Don Nelson. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0909238715). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Griffiths, Glynn (Photographer). 128 pages (complete). A most agreeable copy of this photographic celebration of the somewhat raffish Johannesburg suburb of Hillbrow (in another age!). The dustjacket has scuffing and rubbing, light wear about the edges. It is healthy and sure. The boards are smart and hale. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean, very clear, affectionate, poignant, generous, even then somewhat wistful. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 56hr
USD 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 61.75 | £UK 52.75 | JP¥ 7395]
Keywords: 0909238715 Griffiths, Glynn (Photographer)

 
PAUL MAREE KOMMUNIKASIES / PAUL MAREE COMMUNICATIONS
Your City - Johannesburg - U Stad
Management Committee, Johannesburg City Council. 1982?. Softcover, with dust jacket. 66 pages (complete). Landscape format. Brochure. Foreword by the notoriously unimaginative Chairman of the Management Committee, Fanie "Obie" Oberholzer. The rather political cover is tidy and neat. It has some marks, some light wear to the edges. The contents are benign, placid, orderly, fresh. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 81hp
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2610]

 
ELIOVSON, SIMA
Johannesburg : City of Gold - Goue Stad - Stadt Des Goldes - Cite de L'or - Cittã  Dell'Oro
Frameworthy Publications (Pty) Ltd. Softcover, with dust jacket. 44 pages (complete). No publication date but almost certainly between 1963-1966. In English, Afrikaans, German, French and Italian. The covers have some scuffing and wear. They are sure. The binding is not entirely effective, consequently some of the illustration pages are loose. The contents are clean, clear, amicable. The book is certainly competent for resource. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: byuj
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1957]

 
GRANT, GEORGE AND FLINN, TAFFY
Watershed Town : The History of the Johannesburg City Engineer's Department
Johannesburg City Council. 1992, Limited. (ISBN: 0869981765). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 154 pages (complete). One of a very limited edition of 300 copies. Included is a letter explaining, entertainingly, the provenance of this copy. At some stage, however, the book has been subjected to damp conditions. The pages, although unblemished, are wrinkled to varying degrees. These do not affect the facility and competence of the book. The dustjacket is bright with storage wear about the edges and corners. It is secure and comfortable. The boards are smart and very healthy. The contents are placid, diligent, clear and more than able. fk. Fair/Fair.
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Book number: camv
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5437]
Keywords: 0869981765

 
GROBBELAAR, MICHAL; CALBURN, ROBERT; PRETORIOUS, J G DU; MALAN, J P (EDITORIAL BOARD)
CIVIC Theatre Johannesburg / Stadskouburg Johannesburg
Johannesburg Civic Theatre. 1962. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 86 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. A steady copy. Bookplate on the front pastedown for Michal Grobbelaar, first Managing Director of the Johannesburg Civic Theatre, and also very busy in the South African Theatre-world. The brochure is bound in full leather. The boards are much worn all about. The leather skin is scuffed, creased and cracked. The spine has been repaired with another leather strip. The boards are steady and sure. The contents are most pleasing. They are bright, clean, clear, conscientious, lively, diligent, proud. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 50rk
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 4894]

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