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Image for Africa: A Continent of Contrasts

Africa: A Continent of Contrasts

By: Briggs, Philip

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Struik Publishers, 2007

Edition: First Edition


296 pages (complete). A vivacious, generous copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane cover. The dustjacket is smart, handsome. The boards are healthy, as new. The opp-first free page has a gift inscription (not from the author or photographers). The contents are most gratifying. They are very clean, very clear - as if new throughout! Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, additional postage charge... View more info

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African Queen - Indlovukazi yaseAfrika

By: Herman, Jenny

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Jenbook, 2005

Edition: First Edition


Complete. A placid copy of this soft-focussed book of poetry and photographs of naked African women. The illustrated matte covers are much worn, knocked about the edges and seams. The covers are scuffed, marked from handling and storage, rubbed. They are nonetheless secure, sure, sound. The contents are in much better condition. They are serene. They are clean, clear, romantic, certain, generous, wistful, healthy, bright. fk View more info

Agfa's textured lives : An exhibition of photographs by Val Adamson

By: N/A

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Agfa South Africa, 1994

Edition: First Edition


Complete. A sure, tranquil book. The covers are placid. They have some shelving and handling wear to the edges, corners and seams. They are scuffed, a little marked by handling. However, they are also certain and contented. The contents are most pleasing. The photographs are expressive, the contents are clean and clear, generous and fresh-faced. fk View more info

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Amen: Grassroots Football

By: Hilltout, Jessica [Photographer]

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Jessica Hilltout, 2010

Edition: First Edition


208 pages (complete). A contented copy. The covers have wear to the corners from use; they have scuffing and light marks. They are otherwise sure and healthy. The contents have evidence of happy use throughout. Whilst the page edges may have some handling wear, the pages are bright, energetic, joyful, clean, clear, generous. fk View more info

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Ariesfontein to Zuurfontein: A pictorial journey

By: Oberholzer, Obie

Price: $123.50

Publisher: The Author, 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


Complete. A pleasantly engaging copy. Signed by Obie Oberholzer on the copyright page (dated: 8.12.87). The covers have sunning patches. Otherwise, they are sound. There is some wear, scuffing and marks from storage. Within, a gift page from 'Rand Merchant Bank Limited' has been inserted at the fore of the book. The pages are very clean, clear, vibrant, vivacious, confident, generous and wonderfully convivial. fk View more info

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Bagara

By: van der Elsken, Ed

Price: $27.55

Publisher: HAUM, Cape Town and Pretoria, 1958

Edition: First Edition


176 pages (complete). Photo-documentary of Ed van der Elsken's journeys through Equatorial Africa. No text. A resolutely placid copy. The boards are scruffy. They have wear, storage scuffing, marks. They are sure and secure. The contents do have some light evidence of use throughout. However, the contents are clean, clear, confident, very assured, vivid, at times startling, at times stimulating, at times poignant, always powerful. fk View more info

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Die Wereld van Jansje Wissema

By: van Reenen, Rykie (text)

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Tafelberg-uitgewers, 1976

Edition: Limited


55 pages of text, 27 photographic plates. Numbered 497 of a limited editin of 1000 copies. A comfortingly smart copy. The dustjacket has wear, sunning about the edges and spine, scuffing. It is secure and sure. The stone-coloured cloth covered boards are handsome and healthy. The contents are most pleasing. They are bold, confident, generous, very clean and clear, contented, convivial, poignant. fk View more info

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Disposables : a Photographic Experiment

By: Morris, Brett

Price: $35.15

Publisher: Brett Morris, 2005

Edition: First Edition


118 pages (complete). An excellent copy of this extraordinary book of photographs (taken with disposable cameras) of quotidian life in Johannesburg. The illustrated matte boards are very healthy, tidy, fresh. The contents are in tip-top condition. They are bright, vivid, often poignant, evocative, clean, clear, very certain, utterly generous. fk View more info

Image for Eye Africa: African photography 1840-1998 - S A National Gallery, William Fehr Collection 19.12.1998-27.2.1999

Eye Africa: African photography 1840-1998 - S A National Gallery, William Fehr Collection 19.12.1998-27.2.1999

By: Sanner, Pierre-Laurent ; Berman, Kelly (Eds)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Revue Noire, 1998


45 pages (complete). Illustrated exhibition catalogue. A neat, tidy copy. The matte covers are healthy, good-looking. They have scuffing, wearing about the edges. The contents are most agreeable. The pages are tight, clean, clear, evocative, generous. fk View more info

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Faces and Places : A Photographic Journey

By: Halfon, Jack

Price: $76.00

Publisher: The Author, 2011

Edition: First Edition


240 pages (complete). A handsome, healthy copy. The laminated, illustrated boards are tidy, smart. There is some mild scuffing. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, vivid, poignant, evocative, certain, generous. fk View more info

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Gate

By: Wolstenholme, Ian

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Struik Travel and Heritage, Cape Town, 2010

Edition: First Edition


128 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy of this loving book of photographs of farm gates that are such an evocative part of the rural landscape in South Africa. The dustjacket is very smart and fresh. It is comfortable and very secure. The boards are tidy, neat, very healthy. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from author or photographer). The contents are in an immaculate condition. They are tight, bright, clean, clear, very confident, most generous - ... View more info

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In Boksburg (The South African Photographic Gallery)

By: Goldblatt, David

Price: $209.00

Publisher: Gallery Press, Cape Town, 1982

Edition: First Edition


Complete. A comfortable copy of this collection of extraordinary, effective, affecting photographs of the working class Afrikaans town of Boksburg, near Johannesburg. At the end is a reproduction of: "Declaration of Group Areas at Boksburg, District of Boksburg, Province of the Transvaal" from 20/1/1982 - a bewilderingly detailed legal separation of and allocation of areas for different races. The book has evidence of avid use throughout. The boards have some... View more info

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In Camera : Portraits by Paul Alberts

By: Brink, Andrea P (introduction)

Price: $71.25

Publisher: HAUM, Pretoria and Cape Town, 1979

Edition: First Edition


Complete. A comfortable copy. The silver dustjacket has wear, scuffing, rubbing, marks and bit torn at the front. It is sure, secure. The black boards are handsome. There is light wear to the head and foot of the spine and to the corners. The contents have evidence of amiable, careful ownership. The contents are yet, clean, clear, contented, certain, at times powerful, at other times striking. fk View more info

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Inspired by Life

By: Hochfeld, Jack

Price: $45.60

Publisher: The Author, 2008

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed


Complete. Hand-numbered 152 of a limited edition of 200 copies. Affectionately inscribed and signed (as 'Jack') by Hochfeld, on the frontispage (dated: January 2011). Fully bound in leather. Gilt stamped titling. Landscape format. A most pleasing copy. The boards are handsome, elegant, healthy. The contents are in excellent condition. They are bright, firm, tight, gleaming, clean, clear, confident, beyond generous. fk View more info

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Moving In Time: Images of Life in a Democratic South Africa

By: Hallett, George [Editor]; Langa, Mandla [Introduction];

Price: $61.75

Publisher: KMM Review Publishing Company (Pty) Ltd., Sandton, 2004

Edition: First Edition


280 pages (complete). A comfortable, genially owned copy. The matte boards are worn, scuffed and marked about. The binding is a little wobbly - it is however, secure and sure. The contents are most agreeable. They are lively, joyful, energetic, clean, clear, bright, most companionable. fk View more info