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Photography (SA)

Front cover of Dorps by Roger Ballen
Dorps - Roger Ballen

Dorps: Small Towns in South Africa by Roger Ballen, an American photographer who has travelled widely throughout South Africa, visiting its scattered towns and villages. During this time he developed a unique vision towards little-known corners and artifacts, trading stores, old houses and humble people.

ZAR 1,200.00
Front Cover of Dorps by Roger Ballen
Dorps - Roger Ballen

Dorps: Small Towns of South Africa by Roger Ballen is the first of the photographers photo essays. It is about the small towns or 'dorps' of SA.

ZAR 1,200.00
Front Cover of Silver Images by A D Bensusan
Silver Images - A D Bensusan

Silver Images: History of Photography in Africa by A D Bensusan is the fascinating story of the camera in Africa and particularly Southern Africa.

ZAR 750.00
Front Cover of Mountains of Southern Africa by David Bristow
Mountains of Southern Africa - David Bristow

Mountains of Southern Africa by David Bristow takes a close look at the high altitude world and the montane plants that flourish in this rigorous environment, the animals that roam the slopes and the raptors that soar among the peaks. The book looks at the mountains in SA's history and the people that chose to live in a harsh environment. Beautifully photographed by Clive Ward.

ZAR 90.00
Front cover of Mzabalazo by Barry Feinberg & Andre Odendaal
Mzabalazo - Barry Feinberg & Andre Odendaal

Mzabalazo: A Pictorial History Of the African National Congress by Barry Feinberg & Andre Odendaal shows archived photographs from the ANC's days as a liberation movement. First published as a paperback format of a portable exhibition of posters in 1994.

ZAR 120.00
Front Cover of In Boksburg by David Goldblatt
In Boksburg - David Goldblatt

In Boksburg by David Goldblatt stands as one of the most important observations of a middle-class white community in South Africa during the apartheid years. Published in 1982, it presents an accumulation of everyday details from the community of Boksburg through which a larger portrait is revealed of white societal values within a racially divided state. Containing 71 black and white photographs the book is bound in rich brown leather with the titles and frontispiece stamped in gold gilt.

ZAR 12,500.00
Front cover of South Africa by Gerald Hoberman
South Africa - Gerald Hoberman

South Africa by Gerald Hoberman is a place of wonder, intrigue and glorious colour. With awe he has recorded the beauty of sunrise over God's Window, the russet colours of autumn in the Cape winelands, and the majestic thrust of the Drakensberg Mountains. In search of the soul of a newly awakening land, he has captured the heat of an ancient sacrifices to the spirits among the Xhosa, has been a guest at the table of a distiller of mampoer in the Groot Marico, and has been party to a conversation between San hunters in the dry northwest country.

ZAR 120.00
Front Cover of Mandela by Alf Kumalo and Es'kia Mphahlele
Mandela - Alf Kumalo and Es'kia Mphahlele

Mandela by Alf Kumalo and Es'kia Mphahlele is the story of Nelson Mandela's life intertwined with an account of 41 years of the African National Congress Party. Text by Mphahlele and b&w photos by Kumalo.

ZAR 150.00
Front cover of Oorwinning Sonder Roem by Andre Malan
Oorwinning Sonder Roem - Andre Malan

Oorwinning Sonder Roem: 'n Fotoalbum van herinnerings aan die Anglo-Boereoorlog, 1899-1902 by Andre Malan presents a photo album of memories of the Anglo-Boer War.

Afrikaans text.

ZAR 300.00
Front Cover of Bokaap ... Faces and Facades by Lesley and Stephen Townsend
Bokaap ... Faces and Facades - Lesley and Stephen Townsend

Bokaap ... Faces and Facades by Lesley and Stephen Townsend explores, through photographs and archival material, the architecture, history and peoples of this area. The history and story of Cape Town's Malay Quarter, Bokaap, which has the largest concentration of pre-1840 architecture in S Africa, and the project to restore and conserve it. Lesley Townsend's b/w photographs vividly evoke this fascinating area and its range of historic buildings. Other illustrations are drawings and archive maps and photographs.

ZAR 2,250.00