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(Cape Town: Kerrod Antiques in association with B.O.E. Private Clients, 2010) 9780620460590. Number 252 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 280 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (vi) + 231 + (i); comprehensively illustrated. Very slightly rubbed; a few fox spots to prelims. Very good condition. "The First Reference Guide Aimed at identifying Pottery & Ceramics made in… Read more
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William Kentridge

by Cameron, Dan, with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and J.M. Coetzee

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9780714838298
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(London: Phaidon Press, 1999) 0714838292. 4to (290 x 250 mm); wrappers, with laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 160; liberally illustrated with examples of the artist's work. Light crease to top edge of dustwrapper's lower panel; spine panel slightly sunned. Very good condition. "William Kentridge's drawing-based works, encompassing animated films, theatre and opera productions, present a uniquely evocative, emblematic view of the… Read more
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Craft South Africa. Traditional. Transitional. Contemporary

by Sellschop, Susan, with Wendy Goldblatt and Doreen Hemp

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9780620311908
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(Johannesburg: Pan Macmillan, 2003) 0620311908. 280 x 220 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 192; lavishly illustrated in full colour. Very good condition. "In an African context, there is really no distinction between 'craft' and 'art'. Craft South Africa is a visual celebration of South Africa's extraordinary wealth of handmade objects and the people who craft them. From elegant traditional water-storage… Read more
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(Port Elizabeth: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, 2011) 9780958428439. 240 x 240 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. (i) + 23; lavishly illustrated. Fine condition. Illustrated catalogue to accompany an exhibition of ethnic Eastern Cape beadwork, presented by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum at the time of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. "Ubuhle Bentsimbi: The Beauty of Beads demonstrated the… Read more
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Rorke's Drift: Empowering Prints

by Hobbs, Philippa, and Elizabeth Rankin

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9781919930138
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$25.01

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(Cape Town: Double Story, 2003) 1919930132. 4to; original light brown boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; decorative endpapers; pp. xv + (i) + 242, incl. index; liberally illustrated in colour and monochrome with portraits of the artists and examples of their work. Dustwrapper ever so slightly rubbed; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Near-fine condition.… Read more
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The Art of Africa

by Battiss, Walter W., with G. H. Franz, J. W. Grossert and H. P. Junod

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(Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, 1958). 8vo; cloth-backed illustrated papered boards; pp. 140; frontis. illustration tipped in; full-page and text illustrations throughout; maps. Earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; trace of foxing to edges and endpapers. Very good condition. 'Four authors, each an authority on certain branches of African native art and crafts, teamed together to produce this… Read more
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(Cape Town: Perskor, 1989) 0628034075. 210 x 205 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 128; liberally illustrated with examples of the sculptor's work. Wrappers very slightly rubbed; trace of foxing to edges and outermost leaves. Very good condition. "Moses Kottler is a leading name in South Africa's history of art and in this work, The graven image, Dr Ute Ben Yosef… Read more
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$71.47
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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1980) 0627011152. 4to; original light brown boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (viii) + 242, incl index; profusely illustrated in colour and monochrome with portraits of the artists and examples of their work. Short, closed tear to top edge of dustwrapper's lower panel; bottom edges of boards very slightly shelf-rubbed. Very… Read more
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$121.50
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Zulu Pottery

by Perrill, Elizabeth

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ISBN
9780980260991
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$42.88

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(Cape Town: Print Matters, 2012) 9780980260991. 240 x 170 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + 106; lavishly illustrated in full colour. Fine condition. "A brief history of and guide to contemporary Zulu pottery. ... From independent artists to craft cooperatives, Zulu Pottery examines the techniques and individuals continuing this great tradition. Zulu Pottery focuses on contemporary ceramics from the… Read more
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Esias Bosch

by Bosch, Andree, and Johann de Waal (authors), and Willie van Heerden (photographer)

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9780947430061
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$92.91

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(Cape Town: Struik Winchester, 1988) 0947430067. Number 911 of an edition limited to 2600 copies. 4to; original rust-coloured cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper and matching laminated pictorial slipcase; pp. 191; lavishly illustrated in full colour, also with some monochrome photographs from the artist's life. Slipcase a little bumped; light bump to top fore-corner… Read more
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The Owl House

by Emslie, Anne (author), and Roy Zetisky (photographer)

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9780670833689
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(Johannesburg: Penguin, 1991) 0670833681. 4to; pale brown boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 102 + (ii); photographs in colour and monochrome. Dustwrapper sunned on spine panel, with some foxing to reverse side; some light foxing to endpapers, edges and outermost leaves. Very good condition. "Helen Martins' expansive and eclectic vision embraces numerous cultural and religious sources,… Read more
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(Port Elizabeth: King George VI Art Gallery, 1974). 250 x 182 mm; original wrappers, lettered in gilt on upper cover; unpaginated (but pp. 52); some full-page illustrations; notes to 84 exhibition pictures. Wrappers rubbed; occasional fox spot. Good condition. "During the war years art materials were scarce, so Herbert McWilliams used whatever was available: iodine, ordinary blue… Read more
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Anton van Wouw

by Ernst, J.

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9780620356510
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(Vanderbijlpark: Corals Publishers, 2006) 0620356510. 168 x 220 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 128; profusely illustrated. Afrikaans text. As new. Biography of the Afrikaner sculptor, whose iconic creations are closely connected with the group identity of his people. "Die kalmte, waardigheid en stille krag in sy werk is treffend. Selfs waar hy lyding uitbeeld soos… Read more
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---. Four signed wildlife prints on stiff paper, each measuring 350 x 298 mm. The pictures show the head of a roaring male lion, an African black duck, two warthogs drinking, and a blackcrowned night heron. Condition: Very good. We are happy to supply images of these pictures, which are suitable for framing. .
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The Art of Africa

by Battiss, Walter W., with G. H. Franz, J. W. Grossert and H. P. Junod

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(Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, 1958). 8vo; cloth-backed illustrated papered boards; no dustwrapper; pp. 140; lacking frontis. illustration; full-page and text illustrations throughout; maps. Boards somewhat rubbed and worn; earlier owner's bookplate and two ownership inscriptions to front endpaper; some foxing. 'Four authors, each an authority on certain branches of African native art and crafts, teamed together to produce… Read more
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Apropos Rodin

by Gough-Cooper, Jennifer, and Geoff Dyer

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9780500543191
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(London: Thames & Hudson, 2006) 0500543194. 4to; original grey boards, lettered in silver gilt on spine, and with publisher's device in blind to upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp.128; lavishly illustrated in full colour. Label scar to dustwrapper's upper panel. Very good condition. "Auguste Rodin rose from humble origins to become one of the most influential sculptors… Read more
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Käthe Kollwitz

by Fischer, Hannelore (text)

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9780620205481
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(Cape Town: Rembrandt van Rijn Art Foundation for the Käthe Kollwitz exhibition, 1997) 0620205482. 210 x 210 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 80; full-page photographs of artworks; text in English and Afrikaans. Some fox spots to cover. Very good condition. "Käthe Kollwitz ranks among the outstanding German artists of the classical modern school. The life and work… Read more
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(Port Elizabeth: King George VI Art Gallery, 1974). 250 x 182 mm; original wrappers, lettered in gilt on upper cover; unpaginated (but pp. 52); some full-page illustrations; notes to 84 exhibition pictures. Wrappers rubbed. Good to very good condition. "During the war years art materials were scarce, so Herbert McWilliams used whatever was available: iodine, ordinary blue… Read more
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African Art in Southern Africa. From Tradition to Township

by Nettleton, Anitra, and David Hammond-Tooke (editors)

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9780868521589
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(Johannesburg: Ad. Donker, 1989) 0868521582. 4to; original red boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 252; liberally illustrated in monochrome and full colour. Dustwrapper sunned on spine panel and a little foxed to reverse, with small archival tape repair to reverse of lower panel's top edge; light foxing to edges; bottom edges of boards a little… Read more
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Why Cats Paint. A theory of feline aesthetics

by Busch, Heather, and Burton Silver

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9780297833512
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(London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1994) 0297833510. 280 x 240 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 96; lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs. Very good condition. "The fact that some domestic cats are able to make marks with paint has always been explained by biologists as an instinctive form of territorial marking behaviour. Now, Why Cats Paint presents a cogently… Read more
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