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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.

ZAR 60.00
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.

ZAR 150.00
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.

ZAR 350.00
Front cover of 'Vanity Fair' by Sonia Clarke
'Vanity Fair' in S.Africa - Sonia Clarke

'Vanity Fair' In Southern Africa, 1869 to 1914 by Sonia Clarke. Vanity Fair was a weekly magazine published from 1868 - 1914, the caricatures featured in this book were chosen for their significance to southern Africa, and form part of the Brenthurst Press collection.

ZAR 600.00
Front slipcase cover of Gold Under Their Hooves by John Collings
Gold Under Their Hooves - John Collings

Gold Under Their Hooves by John Collings is a history of the Johannesburg Turf Club from 1887 to 1987. It includes many photographs, both black-and-white and colour, which accompanies the text.

This copy is a deluxe edition No. 80/250 addressed to previous owner.

ZAR 450.00
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.

ZAR 350.00
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.

ZAR 300.00
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.

ZAR 225.00
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

ZAR 125.00
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.

ZAR 65.00
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.

ZAR 350.00
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.

ZAR 150.00