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JAH : Johannesburg Academic Hospital

By: N/A

Price: $25.65

Publisher: The Transvaal Provincial Administration / The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: 1978

Seller ID: bupr

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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11 Diagonal Street

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Anglo American Property Services (Pty), Ltd., Johannesburg: 1983

Seller ID: 17lr

Condition: Near Fine


28 pages (complete). A very smart copy of this brochure advertising (with architects maquettes and plans) the (yet-to-be-constructed) Johannesburg skyscraper. The grey and silver boards are pleasing. They are healthy, sound, sure. The contents are in excellent condition. They are neat, tidy, very clean and clear - as new throughout! fk View more info

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Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978: Volume One: Formative Influences and Classification - Vol 1

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects, Cape Town: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71ra

ISBN: 0620037326

Condition: Very Good


65 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Landscape format. The dustjacket has wear, marks, stains from handling, shelving and storage. It is secure and stable. The boards have some wear about the rims from storage. They are healthy and steady. The contents are agreeable. There are some handling marks on the early pages. Overwhelmingly the contents are bright, clean, clear, convivial, hale, tidy, more than competent. fk View more info

Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978: Volume One: Formative Influences and Classification - Vol 1

By: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects, Cape Town: 1979

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 27ra

ISBN: 0620037326

Condition: Fair


65 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The boards are much worn, marked and scuffed all about from shelving and storage. Despite these distractions, the boards are healthy, steady, sure. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. The consequences are that the pages are wrinkled, very lightly stained about the bottom edges. The front and last pages have storage foxing, stains and marks. Again, despite all this the pages are even yet clean,... View more info

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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

By: Fransen, Hans

Price: $79.80

Publisher: A. A. Balkema, Cape Town: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxwu

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Die Ou Hooggeregshofgebou

By: Geyser, O

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Tafelberg-Uitgewers (Edms) Beperk, Kaapstad: 1958

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 85le

Condition: Very Good


102 pages (complete). Numbered 21 of a limited edition of 250. In Afrikaans throughout. Quarter-leather. Linen covered boards. Included: a booklet, "Die Ou Hooggeregshofgebou - Die Ingeligte Openbare Mening en die Toekoms van die Gebou", compiled by C A L├╝ckhoff, published by A A Balkema of Cape Town in 1954. This is in neat, pleasing condition. The boards have wear and smears of rusting and foxing all about from age and storage. The calf leather spine i... View more info

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Herbert Baker in South Africa

By: Greig, Doreen E

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Purnell: 1970

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: cfzo

ISBN: 0360001033

Condition: Good


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,... View more info

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Norman Eaton: Architect: A study of the work of the South African architect Norman Eaton 1902-1966

By: Harrop-Allin, Clinton

Price: $142.50

Publisher: C. Struik Publishers, Cape Town and Johannesburg: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 97lw

ISBN: 0869770535

Condition: Very Good


128 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has wear, tanning, scuffing, marking. It is secure and sure. The boards are mild-mannered. They have wear about the edges from shelving. Within, the contents are healthy. They are clean, clear, assiduous, agreeable, confident. fk View more info

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Norman Eaton, architect: A study of the work of the South African architect Norman Eaton 1902-1966

By: Harrop-Allin, Clinton

Price: $133.00

Publisher: C. Struik: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20ma

ISBN: 0869770535

Condition: Very Good


128 pages (complete). A placid copy. The frontispage has a notation indicating previous ownership by the Cape Town architect, Mike Wolters. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed, marked, rubbed. It is heroically intact. The boards have shelving wear to the edges and seams. They are steady and sound. The contents are mild-mannered. The early and later pages have blushes of shallow tanning, flushes of foxing. Otherwise, the contents are overwhelmingly clean, ... View more info

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Building BankCity

By: Higgins, Stephen

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Struik Publishers: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvtp

Condition: Good


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 area... View more info

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For Us

By: Jones, Patrick (Ed)

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Architecture School: 1963

Seller ID: 75lw

Condition: Good


48 pages (complete). A placid copy. Card covers with string and pin binding. Please note: pp 37/38 is bound upside down. Published to accompany an intriguing Students Exhibition on the humanising of buildings and architectural ambition. The covers have some light shelving wear about the edges. They are comfortable and secure. The pages are pleasingly convivial. They are clean, clear, certain, confident, fresh-faced. fk View more info

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Herbert Baker: Architecture and Idealism, 1892-1913 - The South African Years

By: Keath, Michael

Price: $123.50

Publisher: Ashanti Publishing Limited, Gibraltar: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bkvd

ISBN: 1874800375

Condition: Good


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.Due to weight postal adjustments may be requi... View more info

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Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : A Study of the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795-1837

By: Lewcock, Ronald

Price: $76.00

Publisher: A A Balkema, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bpjc

Condition: Good


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.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fk View more info

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Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : A Study of the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795-1837

By: Lewcock, Ronald

Price: $66.50

Publisher: A A Balkema, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46jw

Condition: Good


451 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing, marks and scuffing from handling, shelving and storage. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are elegant. They do have some light shelving marks and wear to the edges and corners. They are sturdy, sound, healthy. The contents are mild-mannered. The papertrims have some sunning, some foxing. This often intrudes on to the page edges - but timidly so. The pages also have occasional user wea... View more info

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The Dream Houses of Mill Park

By: McLachlan, Gavin

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Department of Architecture, University of Port Elizabeth: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 41ip

ISBN: 086988526X

Condition: Good


186 pages (complete). A passive copy of the grand houses of Mill Park, Port Elizabeth. The covers have user wear, scuffing, creasing all about. They are sure and expectant. The papertrims are foxed. The contents have some light storage and handling wear. They are in general, and by far, clean, clear, diligent, keen, benevolent. fk View more info

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The Dream Houses of Mill Park

By: McLachlan, Gavin

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Department of Architecture, University of Port Elizabeth: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 42ip

ISBN: 0869884980

Condition: Good


166 pages (complete). Included is a signed letter from Gavin McLachlan to Andre Muller (then Professor of Economics at the University of Port Elizabeth). A passive copy. The covers have user wear, scuffing, creasing all about. They are sure and secure. The papertrims are marked from storage. The contents have some light storage and handling wear and marks. They are in general, and by far, clean, clear, diligent, keen, benevolent. fk View more info

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Boukunsskatte van Suid-Afrika

By: Meiring, Hannes

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Human & Rousseau: 1977

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bwwx

ISBN: 0798108061

Condition: Very Good


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, genero... View more info

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Hannes Meiring: My Country in Line and Colour: An Unconventional Look at South African Architecture

By: Meiring, Hannes

Price: $48.45

Publisher: Fernwood Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: byae

ISBN: 1874950792

Condition: Near Fine


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 View more info

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Church Tourism in South Africa : A Travel Odyssey - also featuring: On Tour with Wynand Louw

By: Menache, Philippe ; David, Darryl Earl

Price: $80.75

Publisher: The Authors: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2kc

ISBN: 0620677996

Condition: Fine


160 pages (complete). A lovely copy. Inscribed and signed by Philippe Menache on the frontispage (dated: April 2016). The illustrated matte covers are fresh, bright, most attractive. The contents are in most gratifying condition. They are very clean and certain, most generous and lively, diligent and devoted - as if new throughout! fk View more info

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The Quality of Life: As illustrated by architecture in Southern Africa

By: Miszewski, Maciek

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Murray & Stewart Group: 1977

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 23hz

ISBN: 0620028955

Condition: Good


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... View more info