Johannesburg

Front Cover of Johannesburg by Abe Berry
Johannesburg - Abe Berry

Johannesburg In Drawings and Text by Abe Berry is a personal record of Johannesburg by the cartoonist of 'The Star' newspaper.

R60.00
Front cover of Soweto by Jodi Bieber
Soweto - Jodi Bieber

Soweto by Jodi Bieber is a thoughtful and provocative glimpse into South Africa's most famous, yet infamous township. Bieber is one of South Africa's most respected and critically acclaimed photographers and this collection is a colourful and striking portrayal of this changing space.

R300.00
image of Alexandra by Bonner, Philip; Nieftagodien, Noor
Alexandra - Philip Bonner; Noor Nieftagodien

Alexandra: A History by Philip Bonner and Noor Nieftagodien is a social and political history of one of South Africa’s oldest townships. It begins with the founding of Alexandra as a freehold township in 1912, and traces its growth as a center of black working-class life in the heart of Johannesburg, to the post-apartheid era.

R150.00
image of The Catholic Church In The Transvaal by Brain, J.B.
The Catholic Church In The Transvaal - J.B. Brain

The Catholic Church In The Transvaal by J.B. Brain details the contributions of many catholics, particularly the missionaries in the Transvaal areas. Professor Brain collected details by reading through documents left in files in the archives and piecing together the story of the beginnings of the church in the Transvaal.

R400.00
image of Centenary by Butterfield, Paul H.
Centenary - Paul H. Butterfield

Centenary: The first 100 years of English Freemasonry in the Transvaal 1878-1978 by Paul H. Butterfield traces the methods by which English freemasonry spread throughout South and South-West Africa (Namibia). The evolution of the Transvaal Lodges is discussed in the context of the political history of the region and the Anglo-Boer War.

R350.00
Front Cover of King Edward VII school 1902 -1924
King Edward VII school 1902 -1924

King Edward VII school 1902 -1924 is a pictorial account of the school in Johannesburg, South Africa. Illustrated throughout with sepia photographs and various rolls of honour and lists.

R350.00
Front cover of From Corot to Monet edited by Marco Goldin and Rochelle Keene
From Corot to Monet - edited by Marco Goldin and Rochelle Keene

From Corot to Monet, Impressionists and Post-Impressionists from the Johannesburg Art Gallery edited by Marco Goldin and Rochelle Keene was published to accompany an exhibition of the works of these artists in the Johannesburg Art Gallery collections in Italy

R350.00
Front Cover of Payable Gold by Jas Gray
Payable Gold - Jas Gray

Payable Gold by Jas Gray is a history of the discovery of gold on the Rand and the very early history of Johannesburg based on researches made in the State Archives in Pretoria by Ethel Gray. Contains the Oosthuizen papers which reveal the story of the discovery. Translations of photographic reproductions of documents by B.de Coligny Marchand. Illustrated in b&w.

R250.00
Front Cover of 1922 The Revolt on the Rand by Norman Herdk
1922 The Revolt on the Rand - Norman Herd

1922 The Revolt on the Rand by Norman Herd is the first book to cover the struggle between capital and labour. Illustrated with b&w photos.

R150.00
Front Cover of Father Huddleston's Picture Book by Trevor Huddleston
Father Huddleston's Picture Book - Trevor Huddleston

Father Huddleston's Picture Book by Trevor Huddleston is a pictorial history of the life of Father Trevor Huddleston and the role he played against apartheid in South Africa.

Trevor Huddleston (1913–1998) was an English Anglican bishop. He was the Bishop of Stepney in London before becoming the second Archbishop of the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean. He was best known for his anti-apartheid activism and his book Naught for Your Comfort.

R300.00
Front cover of The Dispossessed by Laura Longmore
The Dispossessed - Laura Longmore

The Dispossessed, A study of the sex-life of Bantu women in urban areas in and around Johannesburg by Laura Longmore was researched for seven years during the 1950s by a lecturer in Social Anthropology and African Administration at the University of the Witwatersrand. She studied the effects of migrant labour on the social fabric of African labourers and their wives

R180.00
Front Cover of Wagon-Tracks and Orchards by Juliet Marais Louw
Wagon-Tracks and Orchards - Juliet Marais Louw

Wagon-Tracks and Orchards by Juliet Marais Louw describes the quaint and often amusing conditions which, until quite recently, prevailed in this now highly sophisticated neighbourhood. She writes from personal knowledge of the days when the link with civilization was the milk van, when shopping was in the nature of a social call, when the telephone exchange was happy to take a message for the lady next door. Illustrated with b&w Photos.

R300.00
Front Cover of Transvaal Story by Tom Macdonald
Transvaal Story - Tom Macdonald

Transvaal Story by Tom Macdonald is the history of the old province told by a newspaper man with over 25 years experience of the country.  Illustrated with b&w photos.

R120.00
Front Cover of City Built on Gold by L E Neame
City Built on Gold - L E Neame

City Built on Gold by L E Neame tells the fascinating story of how a little mining camp grew into the wealthiest city in Africa.  Illustrated with b&w photos.

R125.00
Spine of Gold Fever by L M Nesbitt
Gold Fever - L M Nesbitt

Gold Fever by L M Nesbitt is the personal story of a young Italian-Anglo mining engineer both above and below Johannesburg. The author arrived in Johannesburg in 1912 and stayed for 4 years. This book is, at times, a harrowing account of life during the gold rush.

R175.00
Front Cover of Johannesburg One Hundred by Ellen Palestrant
Johannesburg One Hundred - Ellen Palestrant

Johannesburg One Hundred by Ellen Palestrant is a fascinating pictorial social history from the earliest days to the present. The book features over 115 photographs.

R225.00
Front Cover of The Johannesburg Story by F Addington Symonds
The Johannesburg Story - F Addington Symonds

The Johannesburg Story by F Addington Symonds is the colourful story of the rise of the City of Gold.  Illustrated with 22 b&w Photographs

R125.00
Front Cover of The City of Johannesburg Official Guide
The City of Johannesburg Official Guide - The Council of the City of Johannesburg

The City of Johannesburg Official Guide compiled by The Council of the City of Johannesburg is the 3rd edition of a guide aimed at tourists to Johannesburg for the year 1962. Illustrated with b&w photos.

R65.00
Front cover of Soweto by Paul C. Venter
Soweto - Paul C. Venter

Soweto: Shadow City by Paul C. Venter tells the story of the people of Soweto - not only the young rebels who brought chaos to the country, but also their often conservative and hard-working parents.

R350.00
Front Cover of A View from the Ridge by John Wentzel
A View from the Ridge - John Wentzel

A View from the Ridge by John Wentzel is a potted history of Johannesburg from the authors view. His family moved to Parktown in 1909, which was 3 miles from the city center, and it is from this perspective that the author describes his Johannesburg. Illustrated throughout in b&w.

R150.00