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Rock Art

Front cover of Anibib & Omandumba and Other Erongo Sites by Abbe Henri Breuil
Anibib & Omandumba and Other Erongo Sites - Abbe Henri Breuil

Anibib & Omandumba and Other Erongo Sites by Abbe Henri Breuil presents the fourth volume in a series recording the work of Abbe Breuil on the rock paintings of Southern Africa. The Abbe undertook several arduous expeditions in the field to study these rock paintings first-hand and to take tracings from the rock face.

ZAR 1,750.00
Art on the Rocks of Southern Africa by D.N. Lee and H. C. Woodhouse
Art on the Rocks of Southern Africa - D.N. Lee & H. C. Woodhouse

Art on the Rocks of Southern Africa by D.N. Lee and H. C. Woodhouse is a picture book compiled from photographs taken over a period of more than ten years by two Johannesburg business men, whose hobby it is to search out and record the pictures on the rocks of Southern Africa. The authors have been quite successful in this since it is one of the most lavishly illustrated books of its time. This copy has been signed by both authors. Book includes one loose item of ephemera (colour photograph of rock art).

ZAR 350.00
Front cover of Art on the Rocks of Southern Africa by D.N. Lee & H. C. Woodhouse
Art on the Rocks of Southern Africa - D.N. Lee & H. C. Woodhouse

Art on the Rocks of Southern Africa by D.N. Lee & H. C. Woodhouse includes illustrations taken from 137 sites in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and South Africa and is thus a record of rock-paintings distributed over an area hundreds of miles in length. It provides a unique means of comparing artistic techniques covering a time scale of perhaps 3000 years. This book has been compiled from photographs taken over a period of more than ten years by two Johannesburg business men, whose hobby it is to search out and record the pictures on the rocks of Southern Africa.

ZAR 300.00
Front cover of The Hunter And His Art by Jalmar & Ione Rudner
The Hunter And His Art - Jalmar & Ione Rudner

In The Hunter and His Art: A Survey of Rock Art in Southern Africa, Jalmar and Ione Rudner use their wide experience and knowledge to attempt to answer the basic questions of: Who made the pictures? When? Why? But they do not pretend to know all the answers.

ZAR 450.00
Front cover of The Rock Art Of South Africa by A.R. Willcox
The Rock Art Of South Africa - A.R. Willcox

A.R. Willcox's book The Rock Art Of South Africa is illustrated with twenty pages of the author's photographs, reproduced in magnificent colour gravure, and twelve pages of black and white photographs. In the text are numerous maps and black and white drawings, which give a more exact impression even than photographs of the rock engravings or petroglyphs.

ZAR 400.00
Front cover of The Rock-Engravings Of Griqualand & Bechuanaland, South Africa by Maria Wilman
The Rock-Engravings Of Griqualand & Bechuanaland, South Africa - Maria Wilman

The Rock-Engravings Of Griqualand & Bechuanaland, South Africa by Maria Wilman is a historical introduction of the study of rock engravings and their distribution throughout Southern Africa followed by: a detailed account of their physical features and pre-history; the accepted classification of engravings; imitations and chronology, which includes a discussion of estimated age, the tools used, the artists, and conjectured meaning. A bibliography, an index and 16 figures complete the text.

ZAR 1,500.00