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Image for Pictorial Africana: A survey of old South African paintings, drawings, and prints to the end of the nineteenth century, with a biographical dictionary of one thousand artists

Pictorial Africana: A survey of old South African paintings, drawings, and prints to the end of the nineteenth century, with a biographical dictionary of one thousand artists

By: Gordon-Brown, Alfred

Price: $17.10

Publisher: AA Balkema, Cape Town/ Rotterdam: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26qd

ISBN: 0869610708

Condition: Very Good


254 pages (complete). From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialists and collectors). Their ex-libris plate is affixed to the front pastedown. Included: various correspondence to Frank Bradlow - including a letter from Ewen Fergusson (then British Ambassador) and a (unsigned) Christmas card from Frank and Noel Robb (Noel was a founder member of the anti-apartheid organisation, The Black Sash). The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover.... View more info

Image for Johannesburg Africana Museum Catalogue of Pictures - Seven Vols

Johannesburg Africana Museum Catalogue of Pictures - Seven Vols

By: Kennedy, R F

Price: $275.50

Publisher: Africana Museum, Johannesburg: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 84lq

Condition: Fine


Seven volumes (complete). A smart set. All boards have caramel cloth covers. Stamped gilt titling. All, except Volume I have stamped gilt titling on the spine. Volume I: A-B - the boards are very, very lightly scuffed. The contents are tight, clean, clear, assiduous. Volume 2: pub 1967: C-D - the boards are elegant and smart. The contents are fresh-faced, very clean and clear - as if barely used. Volume 3: pub 1967: E-L - the boards have scuffing from shelving. ... View more info

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Pictorial Material of Cecil J Rhodes, His Contemporaries and Later South African Personalities in the C J Sibbett Collection of the University of Cape Town Libraries (Varia Series, No 8)

By: Stubbings, Elizabeth O; Spohr, O H (compilers)

Price: $118.75

Publisher: University of Cape Town Libraries: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10qb

Condition: Very Good


156 pages (complete). Inscribed to Frank and Edna Bradlow (the Africana specialists and collectors) and signed by Spohr on the frontispage (dated: 28/4/65). A benign copy. The covers have scuffing, wear, marks from handling and storage. They are yet secure and comfortable. The front and end pages have handling and age-related marks. The contents have very light strips of tanning along the top rims. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, tight, neat, orderly, com... View more info