Africana - Photography from Chapter 1 Books

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image of South Africa: The Structure of Things Then

South Africa: The Structure of Things Then

by Goldblatt, David

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195716313
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$300.00

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Oxford University Press, Cape Town, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair. Goldblatt, David. Signed. 260 pages (complete). Signed by Goldblatt on the title page (dated: 10/6/06). The dustjacket has wear about the edges from shelving and stacking. It has very light scuffing. The black cloth covered boards are handsome and neat. The front… Read more
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$300.00
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Terreno Ocupado

by Ractliffe, Jo; Enwezor, Okwui; Goldblatt, David; Skinner, Charles

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780620422062
Item Price
$190.00

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Warren Siebrits, Johannesburg, 2008. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Ractliffe, Jo. Complete. Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Full black leather. 'Jo Ractliffe' stamped in gilt on the front board (a little worn). The boards are serene and sturdy. The contents (b/w photographs of post-war Angola are extraordinarily moving and… Read more
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$190.00
image of The Story of South Africa Told in 600 Pictures: Catalogue -Exhibition open from 10am to 6pm and from 8pm to 10pm Daily during the month of November, 1910 - Mutual Life of New York Building, Cape Town - Pictures by Arthur Elliott

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1910. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 54 pages (complete). A quiet copy. The covers have wear from handling and shelving, marks from use and age. The stapled spine has rusted somewhat with the consequence that the page bundle are astray from the staples. However, the pages are comfortably assured within the covers. Whilst there is… Read more
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$38.00
image of Old Cape Colony: Exhibition of Pictures, Reception Hall, City Hall, Cape Town, February 1926

Old Cape Colony: Exhibition of Pictures, Reception Hall, City Hall, Cape Town, February 1926

by Elliott, Arthur (preface)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1926
Condition
Good
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$150.00

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Old Cape Colony Committee, 1926. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. 85 pages plus advertising pages (complete). Signed by Arthur Elliott at the end of his preface. Elliott was one of the most extraordinary photographers in South Africa's history. He started recording quotidian and architectural Cape Town and beyond in 1900 and eventually amassed a collection of… Read more
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$150.00
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Secure the Shadow: The Story of Cape Photography from its beginnings to the end of 1870

by Bull, Marjorie; Denfield, Joseph

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1970
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Terence McNally, Cape Town, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Signed. 291 pages (complete). Included is a handwritten and signed letter from Marjorie Bull, addressed to Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialist and collector). Also included are appropriate press cuttings and tear-sheets. The dustjacket has wear about the edges and seams, some scuffing, marks, light sunning to… Read more
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$100.00
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J Benjamin Stone Photographs of South Africa, London / Anglo American De Beers Chairman's Fund, 1985. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 16 pages (complete). Published to accompany a travelling exhibition in South Africa during 1985. The covers are tidy with light user wear about the edges. The contents have very sparse smudges of foxing. Otherwise, the… Read more
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$15.00
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Union of South Africa Souvenir Views

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1930?
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$60.00

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Beanes Photo Service, Johannesburg, 1930?. Softcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Complete. 16 pages of b/w photographs of Southern Africa (mostly Johannesburg). A fascinating glimpse of South Africa during the early 1930s. A very rare copy. The photographs are in excellent condition. The manila covers are worn about the edges, they have scuffing, handling marks. They are… Read more
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$60.00
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Silver Images: History of Photography in Africa

by Bensusan, Dr A D

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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Howard Timmins, Cape Town, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 146 pages (complete). A benign copy. Full leather. The dustjacket is much worn, torn all about. It is still functional and resolute. The black leather boards are very smart. The silvered titling on the spine is bright and youthful. Within, the contents… Read more
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$85.00
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Victoria Falls

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1900?
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$200.00

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L. Pedrotti, Bulawayo, 1900?. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Pedrotti, L. 12 photogravures (complete). Rebound (at some stage) in half-leather. Marbled boards. Landscape format. The leathered edges and spine are neat, placid, pleasing. The boards have scuffing, mild marks. They are steady and sure. Newer end papers. The plates are in excellent condition.… Read more
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$200.00
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In Boksburg (The South African Photographic Gallery 1)

by Goldblatt, David

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780620059336
Item Price
$290.00

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The Gallery Press, Cape Town, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Complete. An agreeable copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, wear about the edges from use, shelving. The dj is comfortable, sure. The boards have very light wear about the edges from shelving, handling. The spine has light shelving wear to the head and… Read more
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$290.00
image of Picturesque South Africa, An Album of Two Hundred and Fifty Choice Photographic Engravings, Consisting of Beautiful Views of Colonial Scenery, Interesting Phases of Colonial Life, and Characteristic Pictures of the Chief Cities and Towns in South Africa

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Dennis Edwards & Co., Cape Town, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 228 pages (complete). A comfortably aged copy. A collection of the most fascinating photographs that sweep from an Indaba in Bulaway, the wide serene streets of Grahamstown, a flag festooned Alfred Dock in Cape Town, to the bustle of central Johannesburg, to the austere… Read more
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$200.00
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Ariesfontein to Zuurfontein: A pictorial journey

by Oberholzer, Obie

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781868120093
Item Price
$120.00

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The Author, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Signed. Complete. An amiable copy. Signed by Oberholzer on the copyright page. The dustjacket has light wear, sunning, handling marks. It is comfortable and sure. The illustrated laminated boards have sunning discolouration around all edges. Otherwise, the boards are healthy, sure. The frontispage has a… Read more
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$120.00
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Oos West Tuis Best : Distrik Ses

by Small, Adam

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited
Item Price
$100.00

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Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad / Pretoria, 1973. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Jansen, Chris. Signed. Complete. In Afrikaans throughout. Hand-numbered 148 of a limited edition of 1250 copies. Inscribed and signed by Chris Jansen on the first free page (dated: Dec 1976). Signed by both Adam Small and Chris Jansen on the last page -… Read more
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$100.00
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Children of the Flats

by Gibbs, George (text)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780620047227
Item Price
$70.00

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Reijger Publishers, Cape Town, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine/Good. Alberts, Paul (photogs). Signed. 80 plates plus text (complete). Signed by Alberts on the title page. A pleasingly assured copy. Softcover with flaps. The dustjacket is healthy, a little scuffed, worn from shelving and handling. It is comfortable, certain. The covers are certain.… Read more
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$70.00
image of Agfa's textured lives : An exhibition of photographs by Val Adamson

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

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780620186940
Item Price
$26.00

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Agfa South Africa, 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Adamson, Val (photographer). 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… Read more
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$26.00
image of In Boksburg (The South African Photographic Gallery)

In Boksburg (The South African Photographic Gallery)

by Goldblatt, David

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780620059336
Item Price
$220.00

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Gallery Press, Cape Town, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 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 -… Read more
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$220.00
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Amen: Grassroots Football

by Hilltout, Jessica [Photographer]

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780620466677
Item Price
$35.00

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Jessica Hilltout, 2010. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 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,… Read more
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Die Wereld van Jansje Wissema

by van Reenen, Rykie (text)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited
ISBN
9780624009160
Item Price
$65.00

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Tafelberg-uitgewers, 1976. Limited. Hardcover. Fine/Fair. Wissema, Jansje. 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… Read more
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$65.00
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African Queen - Indlovukazi yaseAfrika

by Herman, Jenny

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$60.00

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Jenbook, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Ferrini, Jenny. 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,… Read more
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$60.00
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Gate

by Wolstenholme, Ian

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781770078819
Item Price
$50.00

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Struik Travel and Heritage, Cape Town, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Kotze, Steven (photog). 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… Read more
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$50.00