Chapter 1: Architecture
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Jah : Johannesburg Academic Hospital
The Transvaal Provincial Administration / The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. 1978. Hardcover. 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 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 2989]

 
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. 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 44.5 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5534]

 
ABERCROMBIE, STANLEY ; CAPLAN, RALPH ; HARTRAY JR, JOHN F ; ZOTTI, ED
Ccaiax : The Art of Interior Architecture, 1979-89
Chicago Chapter American Institute of Architects. 1989, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 149 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges and seams. The dj has scuffing, marks and rubbing. It is secure. The black cloth covered boards are natty and handsome. Within, the contents are smart. The pages are very bright, ritzy, satisfyingly clean and clear, generous and gratifying. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: buqi
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3321]
Catalogue: Architecture

 
BIDLAKE, W H ; RICARDO, HALSEY ; CASH, JOHN ; SPARROW, WALTER SHAW (ED)
The Modern Home : A Book of British Domestic Architecture for Moderate Incomes - a Companion Volume to "the British Home of to-Day"
Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1906, First Edition. Hardcover. 176 pages plus advertising fore and aft (complete). The top left corner of the book has been guillotined. The sack cloth covered boards are much worn, much marked and stained. The spine has been repaired at some stage with cloth tape. The boards are grubby, yet defiant and stoic. The contents have aged mildly. There is foxing here and there, wear here and there, marks only occasionally. The pages and plates, however, still retain a certain esprit de jeunesse. The pages are thick, assured, clear, benign, diligent, amenable, competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: chht
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62 | £UK 54.5 | JP¥ 7748]
Catalogue: Architecture

 
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 47 | £UK 41.25 | JP¥ 5866]
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. fk. Fine/Good.
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Book number: bxwl
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.25 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3763]
Keywords: 0620017228

 
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 49.75 | £UK 43.5 | JP¥ 6198]

 
FISHER, ROGER C ; ROUX, SCHALK LE ; MAR?, 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 292.25 | £UK 256 | JP¥ 36526]
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 74.5 | £UK 65.25 | JP¥ 9298]

 
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 51.5 | £UK 45 | JP¥ 6420]

 
GREIG, DOREEN E
Herbert Baker in South Africa
Purnell. 1970, Limited. (ISBN: 0360001033). Hardcover. 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 33.75 | £UK 29.5 | JP¥ 4206]
Keywords: 0360001033

 
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 66.5 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 8301]
Keywords: 0360001033

 
HIGGINS, STEPHEN
Building Bankcity
Struik Publishers. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 1868720101). 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 66.5 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 8301]
Keywords: 1868720101

 
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. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bkvd
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 97.5 | £UK 85.5 | JP¥ 12175]
Keywords: 1874800375

 
KENDALL, F K
The Restoration of Groot Constantia
Juta & Co. Ltd. Publishers, Cape Town. 1927, First Edition. Hardcover. 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 62 | £UK 54.5 | JP¥ 7748]

 
KOCK, VICTOR DE
The Cape - Quaint and Beautiful : Photographs from the Elliott Collection
Victor de Kock. 1938. Softcover. 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 22.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2767]

 
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. 451 pages (complete). A contented, passive copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks. They are passive and benign. Within, the frontispage has a previous owner signature. The frontis and later pages are blushed with foxing. The final page has storage wear. The page trims are foxed. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable, confident, diligent, benevolent and generous. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpjc
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71 | £UK 62.25 | JP¥ 8855]

 
MEIRING, HANNES
Boukunsskatte Van Suid-Afrika
Human & Rousseau. 1977, Limited. (ISBN: 0798108061). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 72 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Hand-numbered 61 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Signed by Hannes Meiring on the certification page. A serene copy of this collection of line drawings of some of South Africa's architectural gems. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks and some tanning. It is however, benign and generally pleasing. The boards are healthy, hale. The contents are most satisfying. They are clean, clear, comfortable, genial, generous. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: bwwx
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 48.75 | £UK 42.75 | JP¥ 6088]
Keywords: 0798108061

 
MEIRING, HANNES
Hannes Meiring: My Country in Line and Colour: An Unconventional Look at South African Architecture
Fernwood Press. 2004, First Edition. (ISBN: 1874950792). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 112 pages (complete). A most genial copy. The dustjacket is healthy, attractive. There is minimal scuffing. The boards are handsome, hale. Within, the contents are in near immaculate condition. They are clean, clear, very generous, vivacious, congenial, assured, certain. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: byae
USD 51.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 39.75 | JP¥ 5645]
Keywords: 1874950792

 
MISZEWSKI, MACIEK
The Quality of Life: As Illustrated by Architecture in Southern Africa
Murray & Stewart Group. 1977, Limited. (ISBN: 0620028955). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 128 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 766 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Ex-library (Natal Provincial Library) copy with consequent stamps, labels, residue, debris, wear, use, marks. The dustjacket is comfortable with wear, creasing all about. The dj has marks and rubbing. It is patient and secure. The boards have wear, scuffing all about. They are steady. The pages have evidence of use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, contented, generous-of-spirit. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 23hz
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1439]
Keywords: 0620028955

 
MORELLATO, FABIO ; RUBBI, PAOLA (INTROD) ; RICCÒMINI, EUGENIO (COMMENTARY)
Le Torri Di Bologna
L'inchiostroblu, Bologna. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 8888260080). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 215 pages (complete). In Italian and English. A most decent copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges, scuffing and scratches. It is bright, healthy and secure. The boards are mild-mannered, sure, a little worn and marked from shelving. The contents are luxe. They are very clean, very clear, most generous, diligent, seductive, most satisfactory. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, additional postage charges may be made. fk. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: cfig
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3321]
Catalogue: Architecture
Keywords: 8888260080

 
OBHOLZER, A M ; BARAITSER, M ; MALHERBE, W D
The Cape House and Its Interior: An Inquiry Into the Sources of Cape Architecture & a Survey of Built-in Early Cape Domestic Woodwork
Stellenbosch Museum, Stellenbosch / Grosvenor House Edition Number One. 1985, Limited. (ISBN: 0620042591). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 419 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 810 of a limited edition of 1600 copies. A mild-mannered copy. The dustjacket is neat, tidy. It has some light shelving wear to the edges. It has some shallow scuffing and shelving marks. It is assured and serene. The skivertex boards are very healthy, handsome. The balance of the binding is a little off-kilter, but only mildly so. The contents are tight, hale, steady. The contents are clear and confident. The early and later pages have blushes of storage related mottling. Nonetheless, the contents, the tipped-in colour plates, the pages are certain, clean, comfortable, certain, generous, diligent. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 63ht
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 265.75 | £UK 232.75 | JP¥ 33206]
Keywords: 0620042591

 
OXLEY, JOHN
Places of Worship in South Africa
Southern Book Publishers. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 186812424X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 209 pages (complete). Signed by John Oxley on the title page. A contented copy. The dustjacket has some wear about. There is scuffing. It is also benign and placid. The boards are tidy and neat. The contents are amiable, companionable. They are clean, clear, generous, gratifying, inspirational. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: cbsp
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4427]
Keywords: 186812424X

 
PEARSE, G E
Eighteenth Century Architecture in South Africa
B T Batsford Ltd. London. 1957, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A large, detailed history of one of the most evocative periods of architecture in South Africa. A gently aging copy. The card dustjacket is much worn, scuffed and marked. It is comfortably secure. The blue cloth boards have shelving wear to the edges, corners and the head and foot of the spine. Within, the contents are aristocratic. They are freckled with foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are tight, genteel, clean, clear, confident, confident, generous. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: bkvq
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 124 | £UK 108.75 | JP¥ 15496]

 
PEARSE, G E
Eighteenth Century Architecture in South Africa
A.A. Balkema, Cape Town. 1968, 3rd edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow, the esteemed Africana specialists and collectors. An elegant, dignified copy. The terracotta art-paper dustjacket is comfortable and assured. It has some light shelving wear and very, very light scuffing. The boards are steady. There are some storage stains. The spine is benign. However, they are otherwise, healthy. The contents are most agreeable. The frontis and end papers have some storage tanning. Aside from these marks, the contents are thick, clean, clear, most generous and gentlemanly, confident, very certain, really most pleasing. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 95hn
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 11069]

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