Chapter 1: Africana- Johannesburg
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11 Diagonal Street
Anglo American Property Services Ltd. Johannesburg. 1984. Hardcover. 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 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]

 
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 30.25 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 3804]

 
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 88.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 11188]

 
(AFRICA)
Johannesburg: Eenhonderd Jaar
Chris Van Rensburg Publikasies (Edms) Beperk, Johannesburg. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0868460370). Hardcover. 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 30.25 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 3804]
Keywords: 0868460370

 
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 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]

 
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 13.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1678]
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 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3133]
Keywords: JPG~ 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 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]
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 75.25 | £UK 65.25 | JP¥ 9510]
Keywords: 0869540815

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; MILLIGAN, SPIKE (FOREWORD)
Lost Johannesburg
Macmillan South Africa. 1979, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869540815). Hardcover. 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 57.75 | £UK 50 | JP¥ 7272]
Keywords: 0869540815

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; CHIPKIN, CLIVE M ; ZAR, SHIRLEY
Park Town 1892-1972
Studio Thirty Five Publications, Johannesburg. 1972, Limited. Softcover. 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 106.25 | £UK 92 | JP¥ 13426]

 
BENJAMIN, ARNOLD ; CHIPKIN, CLIVE M ; ZAR, SHIRLEY
Park Town 1892-1972 - a Social and Pictorial History
Studio Thirty Five Publications, Johannesburg. 1972, Limited. Hardcover. 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 106.25 | £UK 92 | JP¥ 13426]

 
BIRD, FLO
Lord Milner at "Sunnyside"
Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust. 1986. Softcover. 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 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 1007]

 
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 67.5 | £UK 58.5 | JP¥ 8503]
Keywords: 0864862210

 
CLAY, PADDI (TEXT)
Hillbrow
Don Nelson. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0909238715). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 60.25 | £UK 52.25 | JP¥ 7608]
Keywords: 0909238715

 
PAUL MAREE KOMMUNIKASIES / PAUL MAREE COMMUNICATIONS
Your City - Johannesburg - U Stad
Management Committee, Johannesburg City Council. 1982. Softcover. 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 21.25 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2685]

 
ELIOVSON, SIMA
Johannesburg : City of Gold - Goue Stad - Stadt Des Goldes - Cite de L'or - Citt? Dell'Oro
Frameworthy Publications (Pty) Ltd. Softcover. 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 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 2014]

 
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 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Keywords: 0869981765

 
HARBER, ANTON
Diepsloot
U.S.A.: Jonathan Ball Publishers Sa. 2011. (ISBN: 1868424219). Soft cover. Wraps are slightly shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Well bound.In little more than a decade,Diepsloot has transformed from a semi-rural expanse to a dense,seething settlement of about 200 000 people.[R.N]. Fine.
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Book number: avjp
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1343]
Keywords: JPG~ 1868424219

 
HOLLAND, HEIDI; ROBERTS, ADAM (EDS)
From Jo'Burg to Jozi: Stories About Africa's Infamous City
Penguin Books. 2002, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0143024191). Soft cover, with dust jacket. 258 pages (complete). The book is neat and tidy. The cover has minimal wear to corners. The paper trims have evidence of usage. The back cover has the remains of a previous retailer sticker. Page ix has a small edge tear. Otherwise, the contents are very clean, clear and as new. fn. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ajsm
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 559]
Keywords: JPG~ 0143024191

 
KNOX, PATRICIA ; GUTSCHE, THELMA
Do You Know Johannesburg?
Unie-Volkspers, Beperk, Vereeniging (printers). 1947, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 113 pages (complete). Ex-library (City of Johannesburg Reference Library) copy with consequent labels, stamps, annotations, marks, wear, usage. The jolly dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dustjacket itself has some scuffing, shelving wear to corners and edges, some handling marks. The front of the book has an cartoon map. This has evidence of happy reference. The contents are mild-mannered, amiably enthusiastic, convivial, clean, clear, companionable, fascinating. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 49if
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3356]

 
MACPHAIL, E M
The Story of Westcliff : A Chronicle of a Kind
Palala Press, Parklands, Johannesburg. 1986, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 104 pages (complete). Landscape format. A decent copy of this celebration of the Johannesburg suburb. The dustjacket has some marks and sunning from storage. They are a little worn about the edges from shelving and handling. The dj is secure. The boards are benign. They have shelving wear to the edges and corners. The contents are contented. They have some very neat pencil-marks. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, affectionate, diligent, calm, generous. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 13ig
USD 62.00 [Appr.: EURO 55 | £UK 47.75 | JP¥ 6937]

 
DE MERVELEC, PATRICK ; CHIPKIN, CLIVE
Johannesburg : Architecture and Heritage
inCamera Art, Johannesburg. 2013, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620554932). Softcover, with dust jacket. 189 pages (complete). Out of the horrors of contemporary Johannesburg de Mervelec has feted the architectural pleasures still to be found amidst the squalor and decay. This celebration is vividly conveyed through the pages of this lovely book. Softcover with flaps. The cover have light wear. They are moodily handsome. Within, the cover gutterings are a little loosened but the security both of the covers and the book are unaffected. The pages are in excellent condition . They are generous, clean, clear, confident, well-organised and most pleasing. A most agreeable and fascinating book. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: bess
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.25 | £UK 92 | JP¥ 13426]
Keywords: 0620554932

 
NEAME, L E
City Built on Gold
Central News Agency Ltd. South Africa. 1959, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 248 pages (complete). A mild mannered copy. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks and rubbing. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are bourgeois and contented. They have some mild marks. Within, aside from some slight storage marks, the pages are clean, clear, certain, competent, congenial. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bopk
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 671]

 
VAN ONSELEN, CHARLES
Studies in the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand, 1886-1914: Volume 1 : New Babylon
Ravan Press (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869752103). Paperback. 213 pages (complete). A casually owned copy. The covers have user wear to all edges and seams. They are secure and sure. The paper trims and some pages have storage related foxing. In general, the pages (which do have user wear to the edges) are clean, clear, comfortable, certain. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cgqs
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1119]
Keywords: 0869752103

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