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|#16529 Appelgryn, M.S. JOHANNESBURG. Origins And Early Management 1886-1899. Blue cb. 144pp illustrated b/w. 8vo. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in d/w. UNISA. Pretoria 1984. ISBN 0869813072|
Based on original research of primary sources. Examines the controvery surrounding which 'Johannes' the city was named for, laying out of the streets, sanitary measures, taxation, prostitution, the Jameson Raid, fire brigade, etc. and finally local autonomy.
|#16809 Busschau, W.J. Clarke, James. Cole, Madden. Johannesburg Miscellany. Various publications. Bound 1 volume yellow cb 8vo. Bookplate ffep, binding VG+, contents generally match except first item mentioned below with worn wraps. |
The items bound-in are:
W.J. Busschau. The Glamour Of Gold. SABC Van riebeeck Lecture 1963. 47pp.
James Clark. Braamfontein Spruit Trail. AECI 1981. 51pp.
Johannesburg City Council. The Mervyn King Trail. 1986. 63pp.
Madden Cole. Room In The Inn. The Story of Johannesburg Hotels. (inscribed by Author). 1988. 32pp.
Some seperate maps of the trail, newspaper clippings loose re old hotels.
|#16767 Knox, Patricia. & Gutsche, Thelma. DO YOU KNOW JOHANNESBURG. Red cb. 113pp illustrated b/w photos. complete with foldout map at front. 4to. Bookplate f.pastedown. slight damp damage top of boards (colour leached out only), no d/w. contents fine. a sound clean copy. Unie-Volkspers. Vereeniging 1947. |
Inscribed by Authors thus: "December 1947. To Margot, In appreciation of her interest. With all good wishes. Patricia Knox, Thelma Gutsche".
|#16759 Leyds, G.A. A HISTORY OF JOHANNESBURG. The Early Years. Brown cb. 318pp + index & bibliography. illustrated b/w photos, fold out street map at rear. Bookplate ffep else VG+ in protected d/w. Nasionale Boekhandel. Cape Town 1964. |
Author was in Johannesburg from 1892 onwards and had personal experience of many of the events of which he writes. Material is arranged under subject matter, thus: discovery of gold, Vereeniging, personalities, local government, water, railways, uitlander problems, the Jamieson Raid, the Anglo-Boer war, townships, streets, arts, sports, social life, the Chamber of Mines, the Stock Exchange, Coat of Arms, jewry, Milner's kindergarten, native labour.
|#16652 Macmillan, Allister. (Ed). THE GOLDEN CITY, JOHANNESBURG. Brown simulated leather, aeg. 388pp illustrated b/w photos etc. 4to. Neat gift inscription and bookplate ffep. transparent covering secured to pastedown, hence VG-F condition. Collingridge. London nd. |
The date of this item is uncertain. If produced to coincide with Johannesburg's 50th anniversary as sometimes claimed, then this would have been 1936 but this fact is not stated. The table listing gold output by year goes to 1932 only. Other copies listed often have more pages than this one, hence they can only be later reprints with additional material.
|#16528 Musiker, Reuben. (Ed). With W.J.P. Carr, & R.H. Johnston. ASPECTS OF JOHANNESBURG HISTORY. Printed yellow wraps. 34pp stapled booklet. Bookplate inside f.wrap else Fine condition. University of the Witwatersrand. Johannesburg 1987. ISBN 0854949445|
Africana Series No.2. Three articles:
W.J.P. Carr, "The Story Of Black Settlement On The Witwatersrand".
R.H. Johnston, "Dating Early Johannesburg Photographs".
R. Musiker, "Some Highlights Of Books On Johannesburg And Select Bibliography".
Ephemeral item. The three papers published were selected from a symposium on Johanesburg History Through Books And Pictorial Material, organised as a centenary event by Wits on 7th May 1986 by the Friends of the Library.
|#16516 Smith, Anna H. (Ed). PICTORIAL HISTORY OF JOHANNESBURG. Frank Connock Publication No.3. 127pp illustrated 400 b/w photos. 21"h x 60"w folded sketch-plan in rear pocket entitled "Sketch Of The Rand As It Was In 1886". Also includes two 12"h x 16"w prints, one of Commissioner Street in 1895 and one of Market Square also in 1895. 4to. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in VG+ d/w. the foldout map is pristine. Juta / Africana Museum. Johannesburg 1956. |
The emphasis is on the early years. Photographs arranged by year. An excellent selection of photographs with notes culled from contemporary sources.
|#16768 Telford, A.A. JOHANNESBURG. Some Sketches Of The Golden Metropolis. Printed yellow boards. 93pp illustrated col.b/w drawings. 4to. Bookplate on verso of title page, protective film secured pastedowns hence VG only. very clean bright copy with four square corners. Books Of Africa. Cape Town 1969. |
Author illustrated many books of this period, this showcases his work.
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|#16664 Adams, Den. et al. PARKTOWN CENTENARY SOUVENIR. 1892-1992. The Past With A Future. Printed wraps 96pp illustrated b/w photos etc. tall 4to. Bookplate ffep and protective wrap secured to pastedowns hence VG+ condition. Parktown & Westcliff Heritage Trust. Johannesburg 1992. ISBN 0620163550|
A history of the homes, people, and institutions that have formed this prestigeous suburb over the years.
|#16799 Adams, Denis, Bird, Flo, & Jones, Lorna. FOLLOW THE FLAGS THROUGH PARKTOWN For A Glimpse Of Johannesburg's War. Printed wraps. 64pp booklet illustrated b/w photos & foldout map at rear. Bookplate inside f.wrap else a Fine unread copy. Parktown & Westcliffe Heritage Trust. 2002. ISBN 0620291753|
A route through some of Johannesburg's most beautiful and historic suburbs tracking the exploits of the early residents in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902.
|#16297 Carruthers, E.J. SANDTON - A COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL NOTES. cyclostyled 28pp bound 1 volume green skivertex, 4to. Bookplate ffep else Fine condition. Sandton Historical Association. 1978. |
Originally produced to match a list of topics relevant to the syllabus for environmental studies at local schools.
|#16805 Doucakis, Alkis. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GANDHI. An Illustrated History Of Johannesburg's Linksfield Ridge And Environs. Blue skivertex boards. 80pp illustrated col.b/w photos. large oblong 4to indexed. Mint condition in d/w. Colours 2007. |
A review of the history, institutions, architecture, of the area. The area and many of the houses were the brainchild of Hermann Kallenbach, friend of Mahatma Ghandi. Foreword by Dr Isa Sarid. Extensive notes.
|#16811 Jackson, Thea. RANDBURG. Key Leaders, Companies, Organisations. Gilt on red skivertex boards. 316pp illustrated col.photos. Bookplate ffep else Fine condition. History of South Africa Community Publications. ISBN 0620168315|
Gives a listing of professional and commercial operations in the area (those that subscribed to this commercial listing) with a description of their operation, products, key staff, etc. Used generally to promote Randburg, produced in cooperation with & for the municipality.
|#16795 Johannesburg Historical Foundation. THE PARKTOWN COLLECTION. 1892-1992. Custom vynide slipcase with a full set of 36 brochures, 4 to 8pp each, 8"w x 12"h. Bookplate inside slipcase, Fine condition. Parktown & Westcliff Heritage Trust. |
These deal with some of the famous personalities involved with Parktown, as well as its architectural heritage.
Sir Thomas Cullinan, Lady Isabel Dalrymple, Henry Charles Hull, Richard Feetham, Sir Llewellyn Andersson, Raymond Schumacher, Villa Arcadia, Parktown Convent, MacArthur-Forrest, Lionel George Curtis, Sir Aubrey Wools-Sampson, The View, Sir Herbert Baker, Sir George Albu, Outeniqua, Lady Phillips, Lord Milner, Sunnyside, P.M. Anderson, The Pines, North Lodge, Howard Pim, Northwards, Domestic Service in Parktown, Emoyeni, Sir Lionel Phillips, The Braamfontein Company, Entertaining in Parktown, Denys & Leila Reitz, The Causeway.
Eight of the items deal with various architects that gave Parktown its character. Frank Fleming, Ernest Sloper, Joseph Solomon, Frank Emley, James Cope-Christie, Robert Howden, and Aburrow & Treeby.
|#16760 Parktown & Westcliff Heritage Trust. TOUR GUIDE NOTES. Typed notes bound one volume gilt on brown skivertex. 1.5" thick collection, foolscap sized. Bookplate ffep, Fine condition. 1981 to 1993. |
A collection of notes on most every structure in and the development of this historic area just north of Johannesburg city proper, from early randlord houses to the new Mormon temple and office parks. Provides detailed information for the researcher.
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|#16841 Bennett, I. Ross et al. ST GEORGE'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JOHANNESBURG. One Hundredth Anniversary 1897-1987. The Growth Of A Presbyterian Centre In A Mining Camp Into The Central Church In The City Of Johannesburg Through Dedication, Faith And Service. Blue printed wraps, 60pp stapled illustrated b/w. Some ink annots hence VG only. ||£5.00|
|#16527 Botha, Wilna. & Huysemeyer, Libby. THE CITY THAT LEAPT TO LIFE. 64pp softcover illustrated b/w photos. square 8vo. Bookplate, protective wrap secured inside wraps, o/w VG condition. Self published Johannesburg 1986. ISBN 0620097205|
A brief view of the early days of Johannesburg's birth. Interesting centenary publication. Was originally published with diary pages spiral bound, this is the later 'book' format.
|#16773 Jones, D. Wallis. JOHANNESBURG'S 40TH BIRTHDAY. September 22nd, 1926. An Official Souvenir. Printed buff wraps, 64pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Bookplate ffep else Fine condition. Facsimile reprint by the Johannesburg Historical Foundation of the original 1926 publication by the Johannesburg Publicity Association. ISBN 0620099968|
Articles cover the general history of the city and in more detail areas such as industry, gold mining, transport, education, architecture, and health.
|#16674 Merry, T.G. (Ed). THE GOLDEN CITY DIAMOND JUBILEE SOUVENIR 1886-1946. Issued By Authority Of The Johannesburg City Council. Bound with wraps in yellow boards. gilt & green on dark maroon wraps. 156pp illustrated b/w. folio. Bookplate ffep. the front wrap repaired where loss has occured, the rear wrap although closely matching is not original. The contents are otherwise in fine condition. Johannesburg 1946. |
Depicts a vibrant city set for progress at the finish of the second world war. Covers discrete aspects of the city, including the Rand Club, radio broadcasting, water, the stock exchange, mining, the university, transport, sport, welfare, and more. Special diamond jubilee messages from political and other luminaries including Ernest Oppenheimer, Mayor Jessie McPherson (the first woman mayor of Johanesburg), Sir Evelyn Baring, and more.
|#16840 Muller, Carl. & Diekmann, Pastor Wolfgang. HUNDERT JAHRE DEUTSCHE EVANGELISCHE-LUTHERISCHE GEMEINDE JOHANNESBURG. 1888-1988. Printed wraps. 80pp illustrated b/w. VG+ condition. March 1988. |
German text only.
|#16518 Palestrant, Ellen. JOHANNESBURG ONE HUNDRED. A Pictorial History. Printed wraps. 141pp illustrated b/w.photos. square 4to. Large birthday inscription & bookplate ffep, clear protective film secured inside wraps. hence VG only. Donker. Johannesburg 1986. ISBN 0868520640|
Over 100 photographs and detailed research make this an interesting chronological overview of the 100 years since the founding of Johannesburg.
|#16769 Robertson, Claire. (Ed). REMEMBERING OLD JOHANNESBURG. Ochre cb. 143pp. illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo. Bookplate title page else Fine in protected VG d/w (price label removed from rear has scarred the paper). Donker. Craighall 1986. ISBN 0868521035|
Personal reminiscences submitted to the National Council of Women. Covers to about the 1930's.
|#16675 Unknown. JOHANNESBURG'S GOLDEN JUBILEE 1886-1936. Bound brown skivertex boards. 244pp illustrated b/w photos adverts. 4to. Bookplate ffep. the original wraps of the bound item are not present, the first few ff are repaired. 3 areas of excision and several showing ink scribbles. Attractive in its binding, and although the content is far from pristine, an unusual item acceptable for research purposes. Johannesburg 1936. |
Includes photographs of the buildings then under construction for the planned Empire Exhibition at the end of 1936 on what was land owned by the Witwatersrand Agricultural Society. (See item in this catalogue by Thelma Gutsche on the WAS). Interesting photographs and advertisements both historical and contemporary.
|#16672 Van Rensburg, Chris. JOHANNESBURG ONE HUNDRED YEARS. 1886-1986. Gilt on brown vynide. Bookplate ffep and protective wrap secured to pastedowns else in Fine condition. Chris van Rensburg Publications. Mellville 1986. bibliography, indexed. ISBN 0868460362|
Although a 'commercial' publication (the publisher specialised in producing books for municipalities and government institutions for centenaries and like special occasions, and it carries some advertising at the rear), much input came from sources such as the Africana Museum. The book is very well illustrated with photographs and provides an historical review of the city with reference to all of its attractions facilities, and institutions.
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|#16517 Aron, Helen., with Benjamin, Arnold., Chipkin, Clive M. & Zar, Shirley. PARKTOWN 1892-1972. A Social And Pictorial History. 113pp cream wraps illustrated photos, plans, etc. 51 loose sepia prints. in gilt on chocolate solander box with original slipcase. folio size. Text, prints, box, are in Mint condition. slipcase shows slight wear with browning hence VG+. Studio 35. Johannesburg 1972. |
Copy No.226 signed by Aron.
"Parktown, 1892-1972, A Social History" by Arnold Benjamin.
"Parktown Baronial, An Architectural Analysis" by Clive M. Chipkin.
"Appendix: The Colonial Iron Age" by Clive M. Chipkin.
"The Garden Suburb" by Shirley Zar.
"Parktown, Aspects Of Town Planning" by Shirley Zar.
Photographs by Helen Aron.
A nostalgic look at the architectural variety of the suburb which is just north of Johannesburg. Pictures the houses which were built by the mining magnates, or Randlords as they were known, in the golden years of mining. 20thC progress of the philistines has seen virtually the entire area flattened for speculative office development. Index to Plates gives basic information of the houses pictured.
|#16579 Bawcombe, Philip. JOHANNESBURG. With Text By Ted Scannell. Brown skivertex boards. xiv + 134pp. coloured & monochrome illustrated map. folio. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in lesser d/w (neatly reinforced, no loss, very attractive). Village Publishing. Johannesburg (1973). ISBN 0620011351|
Noted architectural and industrial artist, Author records a selection of the more architecturally interesting buildings in the centre of the city and the immediate environs. Matching volume to his Kimberley title.
|#16581 Benjamin, Arnold. LOST JOHANNESBURG. Foreword By Spike Milligan. Brown cb. 102pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Bookplate half-title else a VG+ copy in lesser protected d/w (reinforced, worn, but no loss). Macmillan. Johannesburg 1979. ISBN 0869540815|
Gift inscription from Author on title page. Cover blurb states "... unique record of the city that has vanished - of notable buildings, landmarks and places obliterated in a mere ninety odd years". Foreword by Spike Milligan. Contains clipping of author's obituary, and copy of original book review.
|#16593 Carman, Jillian. DUTCH PAINTING OF THE 17TH CENTURY. Printed wraps. 100pp illustrated col.b/w. 4to. Bookplate, VG+ condition. Johannesburg Art Gallery 1988. ISBN 0620126485|
English & Afrikaans text. Catalogues holdings of the gallery, mainly Dutch and mainly 17thC, but with some Flemish and 18thC works.
|#16851 City of Johannesburg. THE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND MUSEUMS. Green & gilt insignia on cream wraps. English and Afrikaans texts, double ended. 4to. VG condition. Published 1935. |
The library building then included the Africana and Geological Museums. As well as providing a history of the library leading to the construction of this building, a full architectural review is given with extensive photographs of both exterior & interior. The building was commenced in 1932 and construction commenced utilising an entirely white labour force. With solid bronze doors (The Birmingham Guild), teak and marble flooring and panelling, German silver door pulls (can they possibly still be there?), sculptures by M. Kottler, teak fanlight carvings by John Harcus, and ceramic plaques by the Ceramic Studio, this is an impressive building. Heating by metal ceiling panels, airconditioning and a centralised vacuum system meant that no expense was spared.
|#16525 Godfrey, Denis. THE BARNETT COLLECTION. Volume 1. A Pictorial Record Of Early Johannesburg Published By The Star To Commemorate The City's 80th Year. Volume 2. South Africa - And Johannesburg - At The Turn Of The Century. Terracotta cb. bookplate, pp unnum. Vol.1 50ff. Vol.2 80ff. illustrated b/w photos. oblong 4to. Vol.1. VG although boards lightly spotted, in clean G+ reinforced d/w. Vol.2. VG+ in d/w (no chips, loss, or tears, reinforced at head & tail of spine). The Star. Johannesburg (1966). |
Photographs mostly around the turn of the century. Barnett had a studio in Johannesburg. The Star's Barnett collection consists of over 2000 photographs mainly covering early life in Johannesburg and taken in the period between the early 1890s and 1914. A good representative selection is featured in Vol.1. Vol.2 includes a section of Boer War pictures and others covering the whole country, even some of early Rhodesia.
|#16521 Green, Wally. AERIAL VIEWS OF JOHANNESBURG. Attractively bound with original printed cream wraps in yellow boards. 14 full-page b/w photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate ffep (not on the original wraps) else near Fine. amazingly preserved for its age. Self-published by Rand Photo and Enlarging Co. 76 Rissik Street, June 1930. |
Originally priced at 2/6d! The photographs are of the central city, surrounding suburbs and mining areas. The attractive front wrap pictures in green a biplane swooping low over a city skyline.
|#16587 Hare, Marion J. RODIN'S BUST OF EVE FAIRFAX. The Sculptor And His Sitter. Printed wraps. 86pp illustrated b/w. sm.8vo. bibliography. Bookplate ffep else Fine condition. Johannesburg Art Gallery. 1994. ISBN 1874836175|
Considered one of Rodin's most important works in marble, this examins the relationship between sitter and sculptor, how the work was obtained, reproduces correspondence between them, etc.
|#16582 Harito, Despina. (Ed) with McKinley, Dave (Researcher). THE HISTORY OF THE JOHANNESBURG CITY HALL. with "A Research Project For The Gauteng Legislature". Glossy printed boards. 80pp illustrated col.b/w photos. oblong 4to. The second item bound yellow cb. single-sided copy 63pp illustrated architectural plans of all floors, 4to. Bookplate both items which are o/w Fine copies. Gauteng 2005. |
A look at the history of this superb building, its construction, use, and events surrounding it. Today, restored to its former glory at vast expense, the building is the seat of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. Included with this item is the original research document produced as the basis for the published book. This is a more comprehensive and detailed, with extensive notes. Special copy produced for the Johannesburg Historical Foundation by Dale McKinley.
|#16590 Johannesburg Art Gallery. ANNUAL REPORTS. 1984-1995. 11 reports bound 1 volume red skivertex. Fine condition. ||£30.00|
|#16762 Johannesburg City Council. THE PARKTOWN AND WESTCLIFF URBAN WALK. Illustrated by Sandi Arrenbrecht. Buff wraps stapled 68pp booklet illustrated photos, maps. bibliography. Bookplate ffep, some higlighting and annotations, but sound and clean appearance. Johannesburg 1982. ISBN 0869980327|
A series of walks through the suburb with potted history and descriptions of houses and personalities of the early owners.
|#16598 Lochner, Eleanor & Ludi. A CASE FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE OLD POST OFFICE, Rissik Street, Johannesburg. Bound yellow cb. 21pp printed card wraps. Bookplate ffep. Fine condition. Johannesburg Historical Society 1972. |
Bound together with other Society publications:
"Men Of Their Times" A Series Of Early Morning Talks Broadcast By The SABC (1972).
Leander Starr Jamieson by Ludi Lochner.
Captain Carl Von Brandis by P.J. Edginton.
Col. Ignatius Philip Ferreira by Pamela Solarsh.
Senator Samuel Marks by Fanny Stern.
Lascombe Searelle by Fred Ziegler.
Sir George Albu by E. Viglieno.
Sir Percy Fitzpatrick by Elanor Lochner.
Barney Barnato by I. Norwich.
Hans Sauer by I. Bronstein.
W.H. Auret-Pritchard by J.B. Wentzel.
The Struben Brothers by J.B. Wentzel.
Anton Van Wouw by Rowan Prins
"Men And Their Homes" (further SABC talks, 1973):
Hohenheim by Oscar Norwich.
Onderkopjes by Ludi Lochner.
Dolobran by David & Loan Grant.
Welgelegen by J.B. Wentzel.
Sunnyside by Eleanor Lochner.
Windybrow by David & Loan Grant.
Moot House by Loan Grant.
Northwards by Elito Viglieno.
The Stone House by J.B. Wentzel.
Arcadia by Pamela Solarsh.
The Franz Hoenig Haus by John Beckett.
Emmarentia Farm by P.J. Edgington.
"Early Women Pioneers Of Johannesburg" - Fanny Buckland, Lady Phillips, Joseph Dale Lace, Mary Fitzgerald, Jessie McPherson, Bertha Solomon.
|#16662 Macmillam, Allister / Rosenthal, Eric (Eds). HOMES OF THE GOLDEN CITY. Ochre cb. 265pp + advts at rear. illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Bookplate ffep. Near Fine in browned and reinforced dustwrappear. Cape Town 1948. |
Contributing Authors discuss various aspects of title subject. Features many fine homes of the period, mainly in the northern suburbs, which have now been lost to 'development'.
|#16524 MacPhaIl, E.M. THE STORY OF WESTCLIFF. A Chronicle Of A Kind. Grey cb. 104pp illustrated col.b/w photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate ffep. some highlighting hence VG only in d/w. externally a very attractive copy. Palala Press 1986 1st edn. 062009848|
Photographs by Jan Kopec. A review of the architectural splendour of the stately homes of Westcliff - which survived the destruction visited upon Park Town on the other side of the highway.
|#16804 Mark Wood Consultants and Osborne Oakenfull & Meekel. PARKTOWN EAST RIDGE. Towards A Conservation And Development Policy. A hand produced report bound gilt on brown vynide. unnum. 1" thick 12"h x 8"w. illustrated maps and col.photos Bookplate ffep else original condition. The Parktown Association December 1992. |
The purpose of the study was to propose a policy for conservation and development in the Parktown East Ridge area for consideration by affected property owners and other interested parties. Many maps, 'baseline date' reviews of affected properties and property photographs make for a detailed report which concludes with a recommendation for certain areas to be proclaimed conservation areas by the National Monuments Council.
|#16764 Norwich, I., Grant, B.L. & Saul, D. SOME HISTORIC DRIVES & WALKS. Printed wraps, 108pp illustrated b/w, foldout map. Bookplate ffep else VG+ condition. Johannesburg Historical Foundation. 1988. ISBN 0620111445|
Walking tours with potted history around the older parts of Johannesburg. Many photographs of historical buildings.
|#16592 PROJEK: OPNAME HISTORIESE GEBOUE IN JOHANNESBURG. Vierde Verslag: Oktober 1979. Buitewyke. Vols. 1 & 2. Gilt on thick blue card boards. Roneo'd production. VG+ condition. Rand Afrikaanse Universiteit. |
Afrikaans text, survey of historical names of Johannesburg buildings.
|#16591 Ross, G. Campbell. (Comp). MUNICIPAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART. Johannesburg. Rebound without wraps in yellow cb. 50pp illustrated b/w plates. Bookplate ffep. Very Good condition. 1910. |
Foreword by Hugh Lane (founder of the Dublin gallery). There are 127 items catalogued with brief descriptions of artist.
|#16774 Ryan, Brendan. BRENDAN RYAN'S 52 DAY-WALKS IN AND AROUND JOHANNESBURG AND PRETORIA. Printed wraps. 108pp illustrated maps. Bookplate ffep. protective film secured inside wraps, VG. Struik. Cape Town (1984). ISBN 0869771779||£10.00|
|#16663 Smith, Alan Huw. THE BRENTHURST GARDENS. Photographs By Dick Scott and Hans van Dyk. Green cb. 78pp illustrated b/w.col photos. square 4to. Bookplate ffep else Fine in protected d/w. Brenthurst Press. Houghton 1988. ISBN 0909079412|
The 17ha gardens are attached to the Oppenheimer residence "Brenthurst". Surrounding the Herbert Baker designed house and the Brenthurst Library, the garden landscaped by Joane Pim in 1959 contain many sculptures. Brenthurst is one of the few original homes from the turn of the century built by the early 'randlords' to have survived the ravages of the developers and exists in the original gardens as developed over the intervening years.
|#16603 Sorrell, Jennifer. (Ed). ADA. ART DESIGN ARCHITECTURE. Special Edition. Johannesburg. Large folio magazine. 130pp illustrated col.b/w photos. VG+ condition. 1992. |
ADA was South Africa's premier art magazine (ever) published in the 1980s & 1990s. This special issue with alphabetical arrangement covers everything in the contemporary art and culture scenes from the art gallery to exotic dancers.
|#16806 ST MARY'S CATHEDRAL. Vinyl folder with items inserted. All items in nice clean condition |
A collection of items related to this and comprising.
Reprint article from Africana Notes & News 1976.
Small single fold brochure with plan and architecural notes.
Tour guide style guide to the building and its features, with 36 colour photographs tipped in, A4.
Newspaper-clippings related to inner-city decay in the vicinity.
Two architectural prints, plan and elevations, 1/8" = 1' (approx 1:100).
The architect was Francis Leonard Hodgson Fleming, born in Hampshire in 1875. He was a partner to Herbert Baker, and has over 80 churches in Southern Africa to his credit. The cathedral was commenced in 1919 and has yet to be finished.
|#16580 Van Der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. FROM MINING CAMP TO METROPOLIS. The Buildings Of Johannesburg 1886-1940. Ochre cb. 268pp illustrated b/w photographs 4to indexed. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in d/w. Chris van Rensburg for HSRC. Melville / Pretoria 1987. ISBN 0868460494|
Signed by Author on title page, was Author's own personal copy. A close architectural look at Johannesburg's design and growth. Corporate, commercial, civic, and private buildings are covered. Considerable research by Dutch-born Author's doctoral thesis was the basis for his most detailed examination of the subject. A definitive text not to be confused with the large number of purely illustrative titles printed on the occasion of the Johannesburg centenary. Includes original book review by James Clarke from the Star.
|#13801 Wentzel, John. A VIEW FROM THE RIDGE. Johannesburg Retrospect. Grey cb. 112pp illustrated b/w photos. sm.4to. Bookplate ffep. '1975' writ on front of dustwrapper. David Philip. Cape Town 1975. ISBN 0949968501|
South African Yesterdays Number 6. A personal retrospective of the old houses in Parktown on the ridge just north of Johannesburg and the life of the times in the early 20thC. Illustrated with photographs of interiors and exteriors of the houses owned by the mining magnates, some created by Herbert Baker. Author also covers other aspects of Johannesburg history such as the 1922 Revolt and the men's Clubs.
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|#16596 Fraser, Maryna (Ed). SOME REMINISCENCES. LIONEL PHILLIPS. Green cb. 227pp illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo indexed. Bookplate ffep. a near Fine copy in VG+ d/w. Donker. Johannesburg 1986. This edited version corrects errors, supplies chapter & biographical notes but omits the original long historical introduction. ISBN 0868520942|
Phillips was President of the Chamber of Mines from 1892 to 1896. After the Jameson Raid he was sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted. He was at the centre of the mining industry in SA and a member of the Union House of Assembly. His original "Some Reminiscences" was published in 1924.
|#16595 Gregory, Theodore. ERNEST OPPENHEIMER And The Economic Development Of Southern Africa. Blue cb. 637pp illustrated b/w photos. foldout maps etc. 8vo. bibliography, indexed. Bookplate ffep VG in G-VG d/w (worn at head & tail of spine, reinforced). OUP. Cape Town 1962. |
A record of biographee's career spanning 60 years which led from a junior clerkship in a London diamond merchant's office to world leadership of the diamond industry, and the contribution of his empire to the development of South Africa.
|#16590 Gutsche, Thelma. NO ORDINARY WOMAN. The Life And Times Of Florence Phillips. Bibliography. Cream cb. 432pp. Cold. portrait frontis. illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo indexed. Bookplate title page. generally a VG copy in protected lesser d/w (clean but pc and reinforced). Timmins. Cape Town 1966. |
Lady Phillips was the wife of Sir Lionel Phillips.
|#16594 Hocking, Anthony. OPPENHEIMER AND SON. Baby blue cloth boards. 526pp illustrated b/w photos, maps etc. Bookplate ffep else a near Fine copy in d/w. McGraw-Hill. Johannesburg 1973. ISBN 0070912556|
Commissioned biographies of Sir Ernest & Harry Oppenheimer, South Africa's gold & diamond magnates.
|#16583 Konig, Juliet. SEVEN BUILDERS OF JOHANNESBURG. Fred Struben, Ignatius Ferreira, Captain Von Brandis, William Auret Pritchard, John Darragh, Fanny Buckland, James Gray. Grey skivertex. 108pp sm.8vo. Bookplate ffep. VG+ in protected d/w. Van Schaik. Pretoria 1950. |
Written for children, the seven biographical sketches are of people who touched Johannesburg in their own human way.
|#16589 Lawrence, Jeremy. BUCCANEER. A Biography Of Sir Benjamin Joseph Robinson, First Baronet. Red cb. 512pp illustrated b/w. Bookplate ffep else Fine unread copy in d/w (slightly faded top edge. Gryphon Press. Cape Town 2001 1st edition. ISBN 0620270608|
J.B. Robinson, born of 1820 Settler stock, was one of the 'Randlords' who made their fortune in the early days of gold mining on the Witwatersrand. This is the only biography of this controversial man since his death. The Author was given access to private family papers and writes a revealing portrait of one who aroused controvery both in life and death.
|#16586 Lehmann, Olga. LOOK BEYOND THE WIND. With A Foreword By The Hon. N.C. Havenga. Gilt on blue skivertex. 183pp illustrated b/w photos. Bookplate ffep. transparent protective wrapping secured pastedowns hence VG+, o/w as new. Hans Merensky Holdongs Johannesburg 1989. (facsimile of the Howard Timmins Cape Town 1959 edition). |
The Life Of Dr Hans Merensky. geologist, prospector & pioneer. He discovered the world's greatest deposits of platinum, diamonds, chrome and vermiculite, and proved the Orange Free State goldfields.
|#16585 Ralls, Alice M. & Gordon, Ruth E. DAUGHTER OF YESTERDAY. A Pioneer Child Looks Back At Johannesburg. Illustrated by Elizabeth Clarke. Brown cb.xii + 200pp. illustrated b/w photos. Bookplate front pastedown. VG+ in protected VG d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1975. 1st edition thus. ISBN 0869781030|
Author, great grand-daughter of 1820 Settler Henry Ulyate, records some of the dangers, hardships and adventures experienced by the early European settlers.
|#16584 Saul, Daphne. BIRD OF PARADISE. Jose Dale Lace. Printed wraps. 43pp. illustrated sepia photos. Bookplate ffep. Transparent protective cover secured pastedowns hence VG-F only. Parktown & Westcliff Heritage Trust. Johannesburg 1993 ISBN 0620173041|
Signed by Author on title page. This brief biographical sketch is based on research by Thelma Gutsche who never completed an intended book on her biographee. She was the leading socialite of her period at the turn of the 20th century, a woman unusual for her time.
|#16594 Van Rensburg, M.J.J. PRESIDENTS I HAVE KNOWN. Some Aspects Of The History Of The Transvaal Society Of Chartered Accountants. Printed boards. 169pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Bookplate ffep. boards rubbed, near VG condition. TSCA. Johannesburg 1990. ISBN 0869832123||£12.00|
|#16588 Wheatcroft, Geoffrey. THE RANDLORDS. Blue cb. 314pp illustrated b/w plates. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in d/w. Weidenfeld & Nicholson. London 1985. ISBN 0297784374|
The story of previously unknowm men who transformed South Africa from a dry barren land leaving modern South Africa as their legacy, particularly Johannesburg whose history of mining underlies that of the whole country.
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|#16842 Johannesburg Publicity Association & Caltex. TOURIST MAP OF JOHANNESBURG. 21"h x 33"w foldup coloured map. VG condition. Published mid 1950s. |
Shows the old smaller Johannesburg boundaries at that time. Tipped in is a same-scale copy showing Sophiatown and other adjacent areas that were alienated under the infamous Group Areas Act. The reverse of the map highlights typical tourist attractions.
|#16924 Newspaper cuttings collection. Sorted into folders as noted. A 5kg personal collection from the late 1960s through to the early 2000s. |
The folders contains newspaper and mazazine clippings concerning Johannesburg and filed under the following categories:
Architecture & art, Banks, Buildings, Cemetaries, CBD, Commercial, Crime, East Rand, Education, General history, Greater Johannesburg, Hospitals, Hotels & restuarants, Housing, Stock Exchange (JSE), Libraries & museums, Mines, Miscellaneous, National monuments, Newspapers, Observatory, Parks, Personalities, Places of worship, Shopping malls, Soweto, Suburbs, Theatres, Tourism, Transport, Trees, West Rand, the Zoo & Zoo Lake.
|#16813 Various JOHANNESBURG PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.1 56 assorted items from single fold to 48pp staples booklet. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
The items cover a whole range of attractions, events, etc. More detail on any individual item is available on request.
Chamber of Mines, Tribal Dancing On The Gold Mines (3 copies).
Chamber of Mines, Facts About The Mining Industry.
Chamber of Mines, Visit To A Gold Mine.
Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Rand Refinery Limited.
The Story of The Randjeslaagte Triangle (3).
Newtown Gig Guide & map.
Johannesburg Publicity Association, Handbook for Visitors.
Johannesburg Publicity Association, 101 Unusual Things To Do In Johannesburg.
City Council, What, When, Where. 1975.
City Council, What, When, Where. 1984.
City Council, What, When, Where. 1986.
City Council, Budget Address 1986-87.
City Council, Rosarium, The Johannesburg Botanic Garden 1979.
City Council, The Wilds.
City Council, The Fort.
City Council, Johannesburg (2).
City Council, Wastewater Treatment.
City Council, Parks Dept Zoo map.
City Council, The Civic Centre.
Alte Perrin, Centenary Walks Association Newsletter.
Constitution Hill (The Fort, Constitutional Court, etc).
Barnato Park School for girls, 1887-1997.
Bernberg Museum of Costume.
James Hall Museum of Transport.
The Museum of South African Rock Art.
The Everard Read Gallery.
Johannesburg Art Gallery, The Foundation Collection.
W.H. Stucke pionierargitek van Johannesburg.
International Philatelic Exhibition, 6-11 October 1986.
Standard Bank, An Historical Overview 1990, with bank museum leaflet.
Standard Bank, Stope Preservation (mine stope beneath new office tower.
Barclays Bank, Flip Calender for Johannesburg Centenary Year 1886-1986.
Van Der Waal, Market Square, Catalogue of Buildings until 1920.
St George's Church, Parktown.
The Poswohl Synagogue.
Postcard of the Martyrs Monument in Westpark Jewish Cemetary (2).
Johannesburg Stasie (1940s?).
Nkosi Sikelel'i, words and history.
New Africana Museum, Newtown.
Publicity Association, What To Do, Where To Go.
Publicity Association, foldout tourist map.
A.C. Braby. foldout tourist map.
Santarama Miniland, Dromedaris.
Sunnyside Park of Parktown, history of "Sunnyside".
|#16814 Various JOHANNESBURG PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.2 44 assorted items generally foolscap / A4 sizes. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
Many items are generally fairly substantial glossy productions, many well illustrated. More detail on any individual item is available on request.
Thomson Publications, The Johannesburg Hospital.
Letitia Theunissen, Standard Bank Centre Gallery, 6pp typescript.
Gauteng Provincial Legislature, The Peoples Guide To The Gauteng Legislature 1996, 60pp in custom folder.
Gauteng Provincial Legislature, Welcome To The Gauteng Legislature 15pp stapled.
C.C. Smith, one sheet showing North facades from 1898 to 1902 in Commissioner, Market, President, & Pritchard Streets (18 copies).
Wendy Bodman, The North-Flowing Rivers Of The Witwatersrand 1975-1981.
Northcliffe Ridge, An Opportunity To Create A Very Special Place.
City Council. The Johannesburg Botanic Garden Development Programme, 1975.
Johannesburg Sun & Towers, "Opening 1st February 1986".
Carlton Centre, A City Within The Golden City.
Thompson, Hotel School 25th Jubilee 1969-1994.
The Star, 100 Years of Newspapering 1887-1987.
Mine Officials Pension Fund, Cuthbert's Building Eloff Street.
HSRC - G.M. Van Der Waal, Wanooka, An Investigation Into The Architectural Significance Of An Edwardian Mansion In Parktown.
AECI, Mountain View, The House On The Hill.
City Council, The Upper Houghton Density Policy Review 1991.
City Council, Sandspruit Self-Guided Trail.
City Council, Jukskei Trail & Randlords Heritage Walk, large foldout map.
City Council, Bloubos, large foldout map.
City Council, Bloubos Self-Guided Trail.
City Council, Johannesburg Trails.
City Council (Nola Green), J.F.T. Pilot Scheme, Church Spire Study.
City Council, Johannesburg Your City.
City Council, Achievement 1971.
City Council, Johannesburg Gateway To South Africa.
City Council, Our City Vol.IX No.8 1975.
SA Tourism, Johannesburg & Southern Transvaal.
Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan, Greater Johannesburg Gateway To AAfrica.
Witwatersrand University, Adler Museum Of The History Of Medicine.
Witwatersrand University, Adler Museum Bulletin 16/3 1990.
Chamber of Mines, The Gold Mine Museum.
Centenary Festival Association, Centenary Projects 1986.
Publicity Association, The Heartland.
Publicity Association, Browse About Johannesburg (20pp photocopied production.
Sunday Times, 16pp supplement, City With A Heart Of Gold.
The Motorist (Marian Blake), Paved With Gold, 1984 extract.
Unknown, Johannesburg 1886-1986 extract.
Welcome Johannesburg (Publicity Association), Johannesburg The Beautiful.
Mervyn Emms, The Story Of The Post Office In Johannesburg (18pp typescript).
|#16822 Various JOHANNESBURG PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.3 28 assorted items generally foolscap / A4 sizes. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
Many items are generally fairly substantial glossy productions, many well illustrated. More detail on any individual item is available on request.
City Council, Joburg Live It, Love It. Folio.
South African Mining Journal, Historical Supplement 1892-1978.
Rand Mines, In The Heart Of South Africa.
Johnnic, Joburg, 92pp glossy listing a myriad of activities of the city, c.2002.
JCI, Newslink 1989, features centenary banquet.
Anglo American Corporation, 40pp overview of the company (mid 1990s?).
Anglo & De Beers, Interface 1995, shows what is where in new offices.
The Hans Merensky Foundation, 1994.
LTA. Building A Better World Today 1979.
First National Bank, Bank City 1992.
First National Bank, Bank City News 1991 (3), 1992, 1993.
"Building Bank City" review.
Finance Week, Max Pollak & Freemantle, A First Class Century 1890-1990.
Business Day Survey, Centenarians, May 1993.
University of The Witwatersrand, Reports of the Vice Chancellor & Wits Foundation for 1986 & 1992.
SA Tourism Board, South Africa A World In One Country.
Dept Tourism, Gold.
Gauteng Tourism, Gauteng Gateway Province.
Gauteng Province, Greater Johannesburg Gateway To Africa.
Gold Reef City, promotional brochure & map c.1993.
Transvaal Snake Park, foldout advertising & identification brochure.
Urbru, City, Urban development & transport magazine 1979.
Randburg, 3pp typescript detailing design of town's coat of arms.
Randburg, 2pp typescript giving assorted facts.
The Star supplement, Randburg, November 1989.
|#16818 Various JOHANNESBURG PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.4 13 assorted items generally foolscap / A4 sizes. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
Fairly substantial items, many well illustrated. More detail on any individual item is available on request.
City of Johannesburg, The Public Library & Museums 1935.
City Council, Central Area, Forward Planning Report by City Engineers Dept. 1967.
City Council, Johannesburg 1974/75, Guide to budget.
R. Searle. The Establishment Of The Electricity Generating Industry In South Africa. A Brief History to 1950. 73pp spiral bound report.
South African Mining Journal, Historical Supplement 1892-1914.
National Monuments Council, Workshop On The Future Of Mining Heritage On The Witwatersrand 1995.
GAPS, An Interim Strategic Framework For The Central Witwatersrand, Document 2, 1993.
Gold Reef City, colour guide 2nd edn nd.
The Star supplement, Heart Of A City, April 1979.
|#16821 Various JOHANNESBURG PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.5 28 assorted items generally foolscap / A4 sizes, autograph, typescript, or copied. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
More detail on any individual item is available on request.
The Architect, Builder & Engineer, photocopied articles relevant to Johannesburg 1918-1939 (77 items).
Important events in the early history of Johannesburg (typescript).
Erection dates of Johannesburg city centre buildings (typescript).
Assorted typescript notes on the following places. Fordsburg Square, George Harrison Park, Mellville Koppies, Vaal Racecourse, Melville Township, Rhodes Park, Pioneers Park, Johannesburg Botanic Garden, Struben's Cottage, Outeniqua, Colobran, Arcadia, Wanooka, Widow Ooshuizen's home in Langlaagte, Welgelegen, Baker's Stone House, Moot House, Hohenheim, Rissik Street Post Office, Frans Hoenig Haus, Hotel Training School, Preservation of Windybrow, Development of Sunnyside, Sunnyside, Land Bank, Johannesburg cemetary, Chow Kai For tombstone.
Janet Lee, The Transvaal Churches of Sir Herbert Baker.
Revel Fox, Conservation In Cities.
Johannesburg Publicity Association, Walk About Johannesburg (5pp roneoed).
Johannesburg Publicity Association, Around & About The Heartland.
Assorted typescript notes on the following personalities, Kathe Kollwitz, Jessie McPherson, Hans Sauer, W.H. Auret Pritchard, Sir George Albu, Ignatius Philip Ferreira, Percy Fitzpatrick, Lascombe Searelle, Carl von Brandis, Barney Barnato, Anton von Wouw, Veldtkornet Johannes Petrus Meyer, Meyer family, Sir George Farrar, Lionel Curtis, Thomas Law.
Rowan Prins MSIA.SA, Proposed Arms Witwatersrand Historical Foundation (typescript) with sketch.
Coloured drawing of alternative arms.
W.J.P. Carr, Notes for tour of Braamfontein cemetary & crematorium 1987.
Assorted autograph notes on, Lionel Curtis, Munro Drive, Traders Hall, Fordsburg Square, Hai Hai Bazaar, Drill Hall, Lades Hall, electricity in Johannesburg, Baragwaneth Hospital, Braamfontein dynamite explosion, Parktown Preparatory School, extensive notes on tombstones in the Braamfontein cemetary.
Various reprints or extracts from published articles including:
G.H. Pirie, Johannesburg Transport 1905-1945: African Capitulatiom & Resistance, Journal of Historical Geography 1986.
C.M. Rogerson, Feeding The Common People Of Johannesburg 1930-1962, Journal of Hostorical Geography 1986.
Franco Frescura, The Barney Barnato Ward, SA Journal of Art History.
John Fassler, 'Golden City' Grew From Corrugated Iron, Construction in SA 1966.
JCI House Related To Its Historic Environment, PBD 1985.
New Supreme Courts Johannesburg, PBD 1981.
G.L. Julius, Standard Bank Center, De Arte 1970.
Queen's Hall, Friends of the Ballet Newsletter No.29 1977.
Various copies of original articles or documents:
South African Labour Party Manifesto 1914.
Amended bye-laws, 1931.
Kynoch Bulletin, supplement in Farmers Weekly, concerns George Kynoch's grave in Braamfontein cemetary.
Declaration of the Uitlander Council, 1899.
Outline maps showing original farm borders (plaasgrense).
Outline of city blocks prior to 1920.
Johannesburg 100 Committee, list of 100 outstanding places of cultural & historical interest, 1986.
|#16823 Various JOHANNESBURG PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.6 Assorted items generally foolscap / A4 sizes. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
More detail on any individual item is available on request.
IDASA, Idasa Social History Tour Of Alex.
Standard Bank, Soweto, March To Freedom.
Vista University, Soweto Campus Mirror 1/9 1996.
Vista University, Vista Voice, house journal, 10/2 1996.
Johannesburg City Council, Soweto statistics c.1980 52pp.
Johannesburg City Council, Soweto A City Within A City 31pp.
Patricia Farrow, Soweto The Complete Township Guide 44pp.
Soweto Showhouse, copy, house by architect David Walter.
SA Editorial Services, Fact Sheet 48, Resettlement in SA, 1983.
SA Editorial Services, Fact Sheet 53, Soweto, 1983.
Soweto, 2pp roneoed basic statistics c.1980.
M.M. Franz, Tour-Rite, Soweto, 2pp typescript, important dates & events.
M. Franz, Tour-Rite, Soweto Fact Sheet No.1
South African tribal groups, autograph spreadsheet-like details. 3 pp.
Tribes of SA & neighbouring territories, typescript analysis.
Assorted relevant newspaper clippings, 1980s.
Soweto Today, The 1983 Household Guide. 96pp.
South African Digest, Bureau for Information, New Perspectives on Urbanisation. 1986.
South African Digest, Braids In The Spotlight, info on hair braiding, 1986.
Housing, Home Ownership & Infra-structural Development. Book 1 foolscap.
Housing, Home Ownership & Infra-structural Development. Book 2, 264pp.
WRAB, Basic information on Soweto. 16pp stapled.
WRAB Welcomes You To Soweto. 16pp stapled.
WRAB (John Knoetze), Soweto The Facts. 13pp stapled.
WRAB (John Knoetze), New Horizons, features new Civic Centre. 1985
The Building Societies' Guide To Home Ownership For Urban Blacks.
C.G. Caswell, Black People & Their Customs, 10pp foolscap typescript.
Baragwanath Hospital, 18pp roneoed stapled.
Baragwaneth Hospital, 24pp roneoed spiral bound.
Baragwaneth Hospital, Yearbook 1994/1995 112pp glossy.
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|#16530 Ricci, Digby. (Ed). REEF OF TIME. Johannesburg In Writing. 332pp p/b. Bookplate & label covering stamp on ffep, number inked on top edge. protective cover secured to inside of wraps, G+ condition, clean and sound. Donker. ("School Edition", but no different from regular edition) Johannesburg 1986. ISBN 0868521639|
Selected poetry, short stories, extracts from novels, travel, and journalism form an unconventional history of the city.
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|#15853 Anglo American Corporation. (Harry & Nicholas Oppenheimer, Gavin Relly, Julian Ogilvie Thompson). ANGLO AMERICAN CHAIRMANS ADDRESSES. 1979-1990. 16 booklets bound one small volume red vynide. Fine. |
1. Harry Oppenheimer. Opening address to the 50th anniversary conference of The South African Institute Of Race Relations. "Towards A More Just Racial Order In South Africa". Johannesburg 1979.
2. Nicholas Oppenheimer. Address to the Financial Mail conference 'Investment in 1980'. "Investment In South Africa Today And Tomorrow". Johannesburg 1979.
3. Gavin Relly. Address to the South Africa Club. "Reform And Reaction In South Africa". London 1981.
4. Julian Ogilvie Thompson. Address to the 12th congress of The Council Of Mining And Metallurgical Institutions. "The International Diamond Industry". Johannesburg 1982.
5. Harry Oppenheimer. Address to the Chicago Council On Foreign Relations. "Political And Economic Change In South Africa". 1983.
6. Gavin Relly. Address to the Free Market Foundation. "Influx Control And Economic Growth". Cape Town 1983.
7. Harry Oppenheimer. An address to the governors of The Foreign Policy Association. "Apartheid Under Pressure". New York 1984.
8. Gavin Relly. An address by Mr Gavin W.H. Relly, chairman of Anglo American Corporation Of South Africa, on the occasion of the graduation ceremony of the University of Cape Town. June 1985.
9. Gavin Relly. An address given in Canberra. "Light On A Dark Continent". 1985.
10. An address given to The South Africa - British Trade Association. (SABRITA). "The Perversity Of Sanctions". Johannesburg 1986.
11. Julian Ogilvie Thompson. Address given by the chairman of De Beers at the graduation ceremony of the University of Cape Town's faculties of commerce and engineering. "Free Enterprise Opportunity For All". December 1980.
12. Gavin Relly. Address by the chairman of the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa at The Hague, Netherlands. "Towards A Non-Racial Democracy In South Africa". 1987.
13. Nicholas Oppenheimer. Address by the chairman of the Central Selling Organisation at the 24th World Diamond Congress. "The Rise Of The Pacific Basin In The Diamond World". Singapore 1988.
14. Gavin Relly. Address by the chairman of the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa to The German Institute Of International Affairs. "The Poverty Of Sanctions". Bonn 1988.
15. Harry Oppenheimer. Speech by the former chairman of the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa and De Beers Consolidated Mines at the World Economic Forum conference. "Four Steps To Democracy". Davos, Switzerland 1989.
16. Harry Oppenheimer. Speech by Mr H.F. Oppenheimer at the Chamber of Mines annual dinner. "Learn From The Mistakes Of The Past". Windhoek 1990.
|#15856 Anglo American Corporation Of South Africa. OPTIMA. Bound nineteen volumes total, red vynide with last 7 issues loose. Fine. AACSA. |
Anglo's glossy 'quarterly' as issued free to shareholders. Gives details of Anglo's mining activities worldwide as well as its more human face as reflected in its personnel and areas of corporate social responsibility.
Believed a full run of OPTIMA proper from Vol.25 (1975) to Vol.53.1. With varying numbers of issues per year and an idiosyncratic numbering system this is difficult to assess, but we count 82 issues, excluding the special editions noted, as follows. Vols.25-32 4 issues each, Vol.38 3 issues, Vols.39-43 2 issues each, Vol.44 3 issues, Vol.45 2 issues, Vol.46 1 issue, Vol.47 2 issues, Vols.48-49 1 issue each. 50-1 to 53-1 7 loose issues. Also 3 special editions on AACSA & De Beers Chairman's fund and AACSA Corporate Social Investment In SA, (June 1963, September 1971, July 1997), bound one volume.
|#16798 Aron, Helen. WITWATERSRAND HERITAGE. Commemorative Issue. Portfolio One. Crown Mines Est.1909. White card envelope with 6 sepia prints 19" x 16"h on thin card. A few marks else VG+ condition, contents Fine. Studio 35 Publications. |
No.778 of 1000. Issued On The Occasion Of The Official Opening Of The Gold Mine Museum, No.14 Shaft, Crown Mines, Johannesburg, 5 June 1980.
Print 1. An outline history.
Prints 2-5. Atmospheric photographs of mine ruins.
Print 6. Copy of Crown Mines share certificate.
|#16758 Cartwright, A.P. THE CORNER HOUSE The Early History Of Johannesburg. Blue cb, 293pp, illustrated b&w, col photos & dwgs, 8vo, indexed. Bookplate half-title else a VG-F copy in protected d/w. Purnell & Sons, Cape Town 1965. |
The world's biggest mining town Johannesburg, grew up around The Corner House. Julius Wernher, Alfred Beit, Hermann Eckstein, James B. Taylor, Lionel Phillips, Percy FitzPatrick & Cecil Rhodes all played a part in founding South Africa's mining industry. Includes extracts from the letters they wrote to one another when they were young showing their personal triumphs and disasters.
|#15855 Chamber Of Mines Of South Africa. ANNUAL REPORTS. 1992-2001. Bound one volume red vynide except 2000/2001 loose. Fine. Johannesburg. |
A review of the COMSA activities through each year.
|#15854 Chamber Of Mines Of South Africa. THE CHAMBER OF MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA. Ninety Years of Achievement. & 'CENTENNIAL' - A Leadership Corporate Profile. Bound one volume red vynide. Fine. Andrew Clare, supplement to the Mining & Engineering Journal, 1979, and Leadership Publications, 1989. |
Publications to mark 90 and 100 year anniversaries. Review of the activities of the Chamber Of Mines, past and present, both in the mining field and in areas of corporate social responsibility.
|#15909 Chamber Of Mines Of South Africa. STATISTICAL TABLES. 8 issues: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000. Stapled oblong booklets. Fine. Chamber of Mines, Johannesburg. |
Gold, diamonds, silver, uranium, coal, annual local and world statistics for the industry, tables, charts, graphs.
|#15908 Chamber Of Mines Of South Africa. CHAMBER OF MINES NEWSLETTER. 4 Issues: 5/1995, 1/1996, 2/1996, 1/1997. Stapled 24pp booklet. Fine. Chamber Of Mines. Johannesburg. |
A biannual trade review of industry performance and basic statistics.
|#15850 Chamber Of Mines. THE MINING SURVEY. 30+ issues. Bound red vynide 6 volumes. Fine. Originally published by the Transvaal Chamber Of Mines, then the Transvaal and Orange Free State Chamber Of Mines, and latterly the Chamber Of Mines Of South Africa. |
The following issues. 3.7 1952, 6.4 1955, 7.1 1956. No.2 1980, 1-2 & 3-4. 1978 4 (loose). 1980. 3-4 1982. 1-2 & 3-4 1983. 1-2 & 3-4 1984. 1-2 1985. 1-4, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4 1986. 1-3, 2-3, 3-3 1987. 1-3 & 2-3 1988. 1,2,3, 1989. 1 & 2 1990. 1 & 2 1991. 1 & 2 1992. Not a full run but nearly so with the bonus of three very early issues. The eclectic numbering system does not always indicate the range of issues. Issues from 1980 were generally two-in-one, and from 1986 they are numbered as issue-of-total in that year, while from 1989 issues are numbered consecutively.
Deals with South African mining, and in later years placed an increasing emphasis on matters of social conscience to the mining industry - workers, environmental issues, etc.
|#16807 GOLD REEF CITY GUIDE TRAINING NOTES. 3/4" sheaf of roneoed notes with plastic spine binder. Bookplate on front, original condition, clean. |
The notes relate to gold mining and Crown Mines on which the Gold Reef City complex stands. Covers subject areas of geology, the winder, the Tangye/Whiting hoist, underground, housing, background history, the reduction plant, gold production figures, tribal dancing & black labour, gold mining and the SA economy, manufacture of sulphuric acid, gold extraction by the cyanide process, etc.
|#16843 Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Company. 100th Annual Report For The Year Ended 30 June 1989. Wraps, 58pp illustrated colour. 4to. VG+ condition. |
Records the centenary of one of the country's most successful enterprises. Includes photocopy of the 1890 report.
|#16761 Mendelsohn, F. & Potgieter, C.T. (Eds). GUIDEBOOK TO SITES OF GEOLOGICAL AND MINING INTEREST ON THE CENTRAL WITWATERSRAND. Printed wraps, 124pp illustrated b/w dwgs. col.b/w photos, foldout map. erratum slip, sm.8vo. Protective film secured inside wraps else in Fine condition. Geological Society of South Africa (with South African Institute for Mining & Metallurgy). Johannesburg 1986. ISBN 0620096705|
An interesting guide giving locations and notes on over 60 distinct geological and mining sites. Includes a brief history of witwatersrand mining, a guide to the geology of the area, and some notes on Crown Mines which was the largest mining operation in the Witwatersrand Basin for some 60 years until finally closing in 1977.
|#16853 Rand Mines. VISIT TO CROWN MINES LIMITED. By The Johannesburg Historical Foundation. Spiral bound roneoed production, 48pp illustrated col.photos, maps, charts. 4to. VG+ condition. 16 February 1991. |
Extensive notes on the history and workings of Crown Mines, including the plant used to reprocess the mine dumps for gold left by earlier inefficient processes.
|#16766 Tracey, Hugh. AFRICAN DANCES Of The Witwatersrand Gold Mines. Gilt dec. red cb. 156pp. illustrated b/w photos by Merlyn Severn. 4to. Bookplate ffep else a near Fine copy in VG+ d/w. Johannesburg 1952. |
Gold mine workers engage in traditional and contemporary dances for recreation at weekends. Descriptions of the actions of these dances accompany excellent photographs.
|#16839 Transvaal Chamber of Mines. VAN RIEBEECK FESTIVAL. Card wallet containing 5 small booklets. Wallet in good condition with small tear at lower fold, contents fine. Johannesburg 1952. |
This was prepared for the Festival ehibition at the then new COM building in what was later to become the Agricultural Showgrounds. The booklets are:
African Contrast (photographs to illustrate the better life of workers on the mines compared to that of their rural homes)
Going Down (a visit to a goldmine).
It All Depends On Gold (the mining industry's contribution to South Africa).
As A Matter Of Fact (statistical data).
The Mining Survey (miniaturised facsimile of Vol.3 no.6 March 1952).
|#16775 Welz, Carmen. GOLD. Illustrated by Warwick Humphris. Printed boards. 32pp illustrated col.b/w. lg.8vo. Bookplate ffep else near Fine. Donker. Craighall 1987. ISBN 0868521388|
A book for younger people from the publisher's 'Know Your Land' series.
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|#16677 Preller, Gustave. PAGEANT OF SOUTHERN AFRICA In The Empire Exhibition Arena. December 1936. Pink, black, blue, printed wraps. 66pp stapled item. illustrated b/w photos. sm.4to. Bookplate ffep else VG. one double page was never bound in and is loose. "Die Vaderland Biblioteek" stamp covered over. Johannesburg 1936. |
Souvenir Programme. Arranged and directed by Andre van Gyseghem from the scenario by Dr Gustave Preller. Music arranged by John Connell. Costumes designed by Phyllis Gardner. The Pageant comprised 19 scenes illustrating the history of South Africa to 1898 with a final scene of Union following a speech by General Botha. The programme has duplicated English & Afrikaans sections. Photographs of the various (female) pageant leaders and troupes, lists of all performers and characters played.
|#16519 Schwartz, Pat. THE BEST OF COMPANY. The Story Of Johannesburg's Market Theatre. Red cb. 180pp illustrated b/w photos. square 4to. Bookplate ffep, a Fine copy in protected VG d/w. Donker. Craighall 1988. ISBN 0868521647|
Twelve years of the Market Theatre illustrated, with listings of all performances, performers, exhibitions, main donors, etc.
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|#16526 Callinicos, Luli. A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Volume 1. Gold and Workers. 1886-1924. 112pp softcover. illustrated b/w photos etc. 4to. Bookplate, protective film secured inside wraps, hence VG. Ravan. Johannesburg 1985 3rd imp. ISBN 08697511190|
An alternative history challenging the Eurocentric view of events, viewing the rise of the gold mining industry from a worker's perspective. (These earlier editions were printed on superior glossy paper, later editions were printed on inferior quality matt paper which browned easily).
|#16928 Nimocks, Walter. MILNER'S YOUNG MEN. The "Kindergarten" In Edwardian Imperial Affairs. Gilt on buff cb. xi + 234pp. 8vo. indexed. extensive bibliography. Bookplate over label over inscrip ffep. VG+ in d/w. Hodder & Stoughton. London 1970. ISBN 034012931X|
The "Kindergarten" was a group of Edwardian imperialists who sought to promote the cause of constitutional reform within the British Empire. With the creation of Union in South Africa they turned attention to the creation of a unified government for the Dominions and Great Britain. The dream was swept aside by the changes in opinions due to the effects of the first World War. Milner provided a house in Johannesburg for their base.
|#16772 Van Onselen, Charles. STUDIES IN THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE WITWATERSRAND 1886-1914. Vol.1 New Babylon. Vol.2 New Nineveh. Printed wraps. xvii + 213pp, x + 220pp. bibliography 8vo indexed. Includes typescript book review by 'CDS'. Bookplate ffep both volumes, protective film secured inside wraps, unread, hence VG+. Ravan Press. Johannesburg 1982. ISBN 0869752103|
This history deals with human consequences of the political and economic changes of this period and with the struggles of people seeking dignity and security within a capitalist world over which they had no control. The first volume deals mainly with the liquor sellers, the prostitutes and the cab drivers, while the second is concerned with the domestic servants who serviced the needs of the white middle class.
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|#16520 Bonner, Philip. & Degal, Lauren. SOWETO. A HISTORY. 162pp softcover illustrated b/w 4to. Bookplate verso else Fine. Maskew Miller Longman. Johannesburg 3rd edn. 2005. ISBN 0636030334|
Based on the video documentary "Soweto: A History" as screened worldwide. A modern people's history.
|#16522 Carr, W.J.P. SOWETO. Its Creation, Life And Decline. Printed wraps. 187pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Bookplate ffep else Fine condition. SAIRR. Johannesburg 1990. ISBN 0869823760|
Author was manager of the Non-European Affairs Department (NEAD) of the Johannesburg City Council until 1969 which was shortly before the removal of its responsibilities to the government-established West Rand Administration Board (WRAB) in 1970. It was generally held that NEAD tried its best to supply the services needed in the area - housing, roads, water, etc. and that these declined thereafter. Covers all political acts impinging on the work of NEAD.
|#16523 West Rand Development Board. CONDUCTING A TOUR OF GREATER SOWETO. Factual Information For Specialist Tour Guides For Greater Soweto. Gilt on black skivertex. 2 volumes. roneo'd production (all in capitals!). pp unnum. 4to. Bookplate ffep each volume else in Fine condition. WRDB. Johannesburg nd. (mid 1980s) |
Covers everything from general hints to and suitable attire of a guide to countering the ANC. Subject headings include history, house buying and renting, electrification, prominent people, businesses, facilities, finance, education, school unrest, sorghum beer, social development, sport, law & order, in fact every scrap of knowledge needed to enable a dedicated guide to answer any question. This may be seen as an effort by the apartheid government of the day to counter negative information provided by opposition forces.
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|#16794 Bryant, Margot. THE KINGSMEAD HERITAGE. Gilt on green skivertex. 168pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. indexed. Bookplate ffep, protective film secured pastedowns else in Fine condition. Kingsmead Foundation. nd. c.1983. ISBN 0620063947|
Kingsmead College for Girls was founded in Melrose in 1934 by Doris Thompson. Includes typescript book review by 'AMC'.
|#16800 Cartwright, A.P. STRENUE - THE STORY OF KING EDWARD VII SCHOOL. Green cb. 196pp illustrated col.b/w photos. 4to indexed. Bookplate ffep. sello stains eps and d/w foldins. a very clean and sound copy marred by some considerable highlighting, thus a good reference copy. Purnell. Johannesburg 1974. ISBN 0360001769|
Originally founded in 1902 as the Johannesburg High School for Boys, then the Johannesburg College, finally settling on its present name in 1911. The establishment of the school was heavily funded by the mining houses at the time.
|#16797 De Souza, S. (Ed). JOHANNESBURG HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS. 1887-1989. (Barnato Park). Softcover, 104pp illustrated b/w tall 4to. Bookplate inside front wrap, protective film secured inside o/w VG-F |
The school closed its doors on 31st December 1989 because of apartheid policies that only white children could go to the school despite children from other racial groups living close by in Berea and Hillbrow. This publication marks its 102 years of existence prior to closure. Despite fierce opposition (and, strangely, considering the changes occuring in government policy at this late date), verkrampte forces in the Transvaal Dept. of Education closed down the school for lack of (white) pupils to fill it. Today's status unknown.
|#16658 De Villiers, Rene. & Brooke-Norris, S. THE STORY OF THE RAND CLUB. Full brown leather & matching brown eps (usually light blue), 173pp illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. errata slip. 8vo indexed. Bookplate ffep else a Fine unread copy in protected d/w. Purnell & Sons, Cape Town 1976. ISBN 036000315X|
No.68 of 150 signed by the Chairman. The later of the two club histories.
|#16671 Dickson, Pat. THE INANDA CLUB 1934-1984. Blue wraps. 142pp illustrated col.b/w photos. sm.8vo. Bookplate title page, a VG+ copy. Inanda Club (1984) |
The Inanda Club was formed by the amalgamation of The Johannesburg Polo Club and the Rand Hunt Club. As a club it provides for the equestrian members facilities that the other two main clubs in Johannesburg do not. The club is of course embedded in the upper level suburb of Inanda.
|#16849 Finance Week. MAX POLLAK & FREEMANTLE. A First Class Century 1890-1990. 48pp reprint from Finance Week May 1990. Fine condition. |
History and activities of Johannesburg's leading firm of Johannesburg stock brokers.
|#16850 Financial Mail. JOHANNESBURG STOCK EXCHANGE CENTENARY 1887-1987. After A Hundred Years. Printed wraps. 192pp illustrated col.b/w 4to. Fine condition. Supplement to Financial Mail November 1987. |
A review of the JSE, with reviews, interviews etc.
|#16666 Goyns, Dorothy W. PHARMACY IN THE TRANSVAAL 1894-1994. Printed red boards. 120pp illustrated b/w photos. tall 4to. bibliography & references. Bookplate ffep. protective film secured pastedowns else a Fine copy. Pharmaceutical Society Of South Africa. Braamfontein 1995. ISBN 0620192011|
A history of the development of the profession from the earliest days.
|#16793 Grant-McKenzie, I.G. FORWARD IN FAITH. The Continuing Story Of St John's College, Johannesburg 1969-1998. Maroon cb. 506pp illustrated col.b/w photos. lg.8vo. Bookplate ffep else a Fine unread copy in protected d/w. Council of St John's College. Johannesburg 1998. |
Follows on from the previous volume "Venture of Faith" by K.C. Lawson, carrying the story into the computer age.
|#16604 Gutsche, Thelma. A VERY SMART MEDAL. The Story Of The Witwatersrand Agricultural Society. Red skivertex bds. 246pp illustrated b/w photos, plans. lg.8vo. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in protected VG+ d/w (no loss, tears, or chips). Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1970. |
This history covers a wider view of Johannesburg's past than the title indicates. The Society is of course best known as the organisers of the popular annual "Rand Show" (for many years on the site which is now part of Wits University).
|#16817 Jeppe High School. A HISTORY OF JEPPE HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOYS 1890-1990. Glossy large format softcover 96pp illustrated b/w. Fine condition. Self. Johannesburg 1990. |
Originally established as St Michaels College, it ran from 1890 to 1896 giving way to Jeppestown Grammar School from 1897-1899. From 1902-1919 it became Jeppestown High School For Boys & Girls. Reminiscences by former pupil Herman Charles Bosman make this in item for the Bosman completist!
|#16816 Kley, T. (Ed). HOPE SCHOOL. 50 Years 1929-1979. 40pp stapled large glossy brochure. Fine condition. Westcliff, Johannesburg 1979. |
The house and land was donated in 1915 by R.W. Schumacher to the community for use as a convalescent home for children. Today the grounds house a complex of facilities for young disabled people.
|#16792 Lawson, K.C. VENTURE OF FAITH. The Story Of St. Johns College, Johannesburg. 1898-1968. Red cb or. xix + 426pp. cold.frontis. illustrated b/w photos. foldout site plan. Bookplate ffep else a Fine unread copy in protected d/w. Council of St John's College. Johannesburg 1968. |
A detailed history of Johannesburg's premier private school for boys.
|#16803 MacFarlane, Walter. THE HAPPIEST DAYS. The History Of Pridwin Preparatory School 1923 to 2005. Printed boards (padded). 183pp illustrated col.b/w photos. 4to indexed. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy. |
"They were great days and jolly days at the best school of all" - Sir Henry Newbolt. Founded in 1923 in Winkelspruit on the Natal coast it moved to Melrose in 1934. "Pridwin" was King Arthur's ship, and the school actively aspires to the values enshrined in the legends of King Arthur.
|#16756 Murray, Bruce K. WITS, THE EARLY YEARS. A History Of The University Of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, And Its Precursors. 1896-1939. Blue cb. 389pp illustrated b/w photos. indexed lg.8vo. Bookplate half title (placed to obscure inscription and thus part of title) else a Fine unread copy in VG+ protected d/w. Witwaterand University Press. Johannesburg 1982. ISBN 0854947094|
A detailed history of one of South Africa's leading universities covering the first 40 years.
|#16757 Murray, Bruce K. (with A.W. Stadler & Jonty Winch). WITS, THE 'OPEN' YEARS. A History Of The University Of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1939-1959. Black cb. 427pp illustrated b/w photos. indexed lg.8vo. Bookplate half title else a Fine unread copy in protected d/w. Witwaterand University Press. Johannesburg 1997. ISBN 1868143198|
A detailed history of one of South Africa's leading universities following on for a further 20 years from "Wits. The Early Years".
|#16659 Neame, L.E. (Ed). THE RAND CLUB 1887-1957 Pale olive cb. 183pp illustrated b/w photos. Bookplate ffep. VG in G clean protected d/w. Johannesburg 1957. |
This is an earlier publication than that authored by De Villiers and Brooke-Norris and as such covers the earlier years in more detail. Commemorates the club's 70th anniversary.
|#16801 Neave, M.F. THE HISTORY OF ST ANDREW'S SCHOOL. Printed wraps. 225pp illustrated b/w photos. Bookplate ffep. protective film secured pastedowns, hence VG+. Lorton. Johannesburg 1977. ISBN 0620024070|
An early girls school originally founded in 1902 and located in Esselen Street. Within a year it had outgrown its premises and moved to Girton Road. In 1921 it again moved to a large property Bedford Court, originally owned by Sir George Farrar.
|#16796 Raikes, Joan. HONNEUR AULX DIGNES. Roedean School (S.A.) 1903-1978. Buff buckram bds. 150pp illustrated b/w photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in protected VG d/w (no loss, closed tears repaired magic tape). Lorton. Johannesburg 1978. ISBN 0620029145|
Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this sister school - in Parktown, Johannesburg - to the original Roedean in Brighton.
|#16657 Rand Club. ANNUAL REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS And Notice Of Annual General Meeting. Bound 2 volumes red skivertex 8vo slightly disparate sizes. Note, the annual reports for 2001 to 2006 and the 2005 list of members are loose, not bound. Bookplate ffep else Fine condition. Johannesburg 1976 to 2006. |
A full run, additionally 'Rules & Regulations' for 1975, 1976, 1991, plus 'List of Members' for 1980, 1990, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2005. The famous Rand Club was established in Johannesburg 1887.
|#16763 S.A. National Museum of Military History. SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY. Printed wraps. 40pp stapled booklet. Bookplate inside front wrap. VG condition. Johannesburg. 1983 revised edition. |
Overview of the collection and facilities of the museum.
|#15886 Sachs, Bernard. THE FORDSBURG-MAYFAIR HEBREW CONGREGATION 1893-1964. Blue cb. 273pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Bookplate ffep. VG+ in G d/w (clean, small triangular loss lower front, spine faded, in secured protected d/w). Fordsburg-Mayfair Hebrew Congregation. Elul 5731. |
A record over 71 years of one of the earliest South African Jewish congregations in Johannesburg.
|#16673 Sander, I.F. RAND CLUB CENTENARY ALBUM 1887-1987. Gilt on maroon skivertex. 33pp illustrated b/w. tall 4to. Bookplate ffep, protective wrap secured to pastedowns else a Fine copy. Rand Club 1987. |
With two previous histories of the Rand Club, this publication is less formal and is a collection of miscellanies and reminiscences, telling more of the character of the members than of the history of the club. Rex Gibson, Ray Louw, Harvey Tyson and Brian Pottinger supply the greater amount of the annecdotal and humorous text which is illustrated by Laurie Hall (many drawings, watercolour frontis, of the club interior and its memorabilia).
|#16661 Sander, Ivor. THE LEGEND LIVES ON. The Country Club Johannesburg 1906-2006. Printed boards. 183pp illustrated col.b/w photographs. 4to. A Fine copy in protected d/w. Johannesburg 2006. |
The centenary history of the club with sporting honours boards. Once a country retreat the club is now surrounded by the plusher northern suburbs.
|#16670 Schreiner, Lorna. & Gillwald, Jenifer. JOHANNESBURG HOSPITAL 1890-1990. Printed white boards. 112pp illustrated col.b/w photos. large 4to. Fine copy in d/w. Johannesburg Hospital Board 1990. ISBN 0620153113|
When the temporary hospital was completed in 1888 the nurses were from the Holy Family of Bordeaux convent then in End Street. Covers other facilities in the Johannesburg Hospital Group, its activities as a teaching hospital, and the development of the present hospital situated on the Parktown ridge on ground originally donated by Sir Otto Beit in 1914 and located above the Oppenheimer Brenthurst estate.
|#16765 Smith, Anna. TREASURES OF THE AFRICANA MUSEUM. Brown cb. 77pp illustrated col.photos. indexed 4to. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in VG+ protected d/w. Purnell. Cape Town 1977. ISBN 0868430099|
An extensive guide to some of the holdings of the Africana Museum, silver, art, ceramics, glass, furniture, transport, photography, and much more.
|#16846 South African Institute For Medical Research (SAIMR). SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH 1913-1963. Printed wraps. 48pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. VG condition. SAIMR Johannesburg 1963. |
English & Afrikaans text. The institute was then involved in basic medical research in areas such as poliomyelitis, pneumoconiosis, vaccines & serums. It evolved from the early Transvaal Government Chemical & Bacteriological Laboratory established at the end of the Boer War.
|#16844 Swiss Society Helvetia. CENTENARY 1890-1990. Printed wraps, 44pp illustrated b/w. 4to. VG+ condition. |
A history of the Johannesburg branch of the society, sponsored by advertisements indicating a surpising range of businesses operated by Swiss expatriates.
|#16665 The Country Club. A SOUVENIR OF THE COUNTRY CLUB, JOHANNESBURG. Issued To Commemorate The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1906-1931. Bound with wraps in white skivertex boards. printed wraps. 47pp illustrated monochrome photos, maps. oblong 4to. Bookplate fep else Fine condition. Johannesburg 1931. |
Extensively illustrated this shows the club facilities and amenites of seventy to a hundred years ago.
|#16852 United Building Society. UNITED BUILDING SOCIETY GOLDEN JUBILEE 1889-1939. & UBS Holdings Annual Report 1989. (1939) Printed cream wraps, gilt eps, illustrated cold.decorations, b/w photos. 4to. (1989) printed wraps, 32pp illustrated col.b/w photos. 4to. Wraps G+ and contents Fine. UBS 1939. |
The golden jubilee item is prefaced "A brief history of the Society: the story of its foundation in 1889, of its development and progress during the succeeding years and of the sound position it occupies today, when it proudly celebrates its Golden Jubilee." Extensive use of gilt and coloured decorations make this an attractive item. The centenary item is bilingual English & Afrikaans at opposite ends.
|#16847 Various. ARCADIA JEWISH CHILDREN'S HOME 1906-1981. Jubilee Souvenir 75th Year. Printed wraps 32pp illustrated b/w 4to. VG condition. ||£10.00|
|#16848 Veale, Maria. R&L News. Vol.13 No.10. Reunert & Lenz Ltd. 90th Anniversary. Printed gold glossy wraps. 56pp illustrated col.b/w. Fine condition. R&L 1978. |
R&L were founded on the infant Witwatersrand goldfields in 1888 as an engineering supply company and as such must be the oldest engineering company founded in Johannesburg.
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|#16044 Johannesburg Historical Foundation. BETWEEN THE CHAINS. Journal Vols 1-17 (1978-1997). 19 issues bound gilt on red vynide 5 vols sm.8vo. plus 30 issues "THEN & NOW", Nos.1-30 (1971-1988) plus Nos 1-40 (1987-1996) (different series) bound 2 volumes gilt on red vynide of disparate sizes. Bookplate else Fine. A full run from 1978 to 1997 of both Journals and Newsletters. |
Historical minutae of Johannesburg & environs, letters, reviews, reports, etc. Likely the only complete (bound) set in existence. The name of the Journal relates to the chained-off area originally set aside for share trading in early Johannesburg.
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|#15981 Africana Society Of Pretoria. YEARBOOK & NEWSLETTER. Yearbook: A partial run thus: 6 (1988), 7 (1989), 8 (1990), 9 (1991), 10 (1992), 11 (1993), 12 (1994), 13 (1995), 14 (1996/7), 16 (1999), 17 (2000), 18 (2001). Newsletter: 81-113 (2002). Yearbook: 12 issues bound 3 volumes gilt on blue vinyl. Issue 18 loose. Newsletter: 30 issues bound one volume gilt on blue vynide, last 4 issues loose. Fine condition. |
English & Afrikaans text. Subject matter covers the whole country with an eclectic mix of historical vignettes.
|#15982 Africana Society Of Pretoria. NEWSLETTERS. (Later "Africana Bulletin"). No.84 (1991) to No.113 (2002). 30 issues bound one volume gilt on blue vynide. Issues nos. 110-113 unbound. Fine condition. |
The Newsletters record the activities of the Society and members as distinct from its official journal "Yearbook" with which it is included.
|#16830 Allen, Vivien. KRUGER'S PRETORIA. Buildings And Personalities Of The City In The Nineteenth Century. With Drawings By Hannes Meiring. Light green cb. xi + 259pp illustrated b/w photos, plans, dwgs. and some cold.plates. 4to indexed. Bookplate and small inscrip covered by label ffep else a Fine copy in d/w. Balkema. Cape Town 1971. |
Over 200 photographs. Much of the text was originally published in the "Pretoria News" under the column "Landmarks of Old Pretoria". Looks at the buildings of Kruger's day and the men who built, lived, and worked in them. While not a definitive history of Pretoria, this volume provides a detailed overview of what in any case is a short history and which has not been superceded by any other text.
|#16901 Andrews, Tom. NO SHOTS FIRED. Pretorians Participation In The Second Anglo Boer War 1899-1902. Blue wraps. 44pp photocopy A4 production illustrated b/w. VG+ condition. Pretoria 1999. |
Pretoria fell to the British forces on June 5th 1900 without an armed struggle as Louis Botha strategically withdrew his forces to the east of the capital. The war continued without a shot bing fired in Pretoria until the Treaty of Vereeniging was signed in Melrose House there on 31st May 1902. This interesting item describes all the sites scattered across Pretoria where the various happenings and personages were located with a detailed location guide.
|#16900 Andrews, Tom. PRETORIA'S HONOURED DEAD. Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 Blue wraps. 22pp photocopy A4 production. Bookplate inside f.wrap else in Fine condition. Pretoria 1999. |
Lists various estimates of the casualties on both sides. Gives further information for those burghers named on the memorial in God's Acre, Church Street Cemetery.
|#16905 Andrews, T.P. (Tom). GODS'S ACRE. Church Street Cemetary. Yellow wraps. 157pp roneoed production with tipped-in pictures. Bookplate ffep else VG+. Self. 1987. |
Copy No.21 of 50 thus. Signed. Details approximately 250 graves of early Pioneers with small biographies. Does not cover the military section of the graveyard, but records also the names on the 1986 memorial of names of earlier graves damaged or destroyed during a cleanup operation in 1978. Index of names. Past Prime Minister Dr H.F Verwoerd is buried here.
|#16906 Andrews, T.P. (Tom). THE ABC OF MILITARY ASSOCIATED PLACE AND STREET NAMES IN PRETORIA AND ENVIRONS. Yellow wraps. roneoed production 79pp 4to. Bookplate, else VG+ condition. Self. Fort Klapperkop Military Museum Emagameni Library (1990). |
Streets with names of people and places associated with military enterprises are collected here with the background information of their naming. Also includes a 25pp addendum (blue wraps). Both items signed.
|#16836 Collier, Joy. THE PURPLE AND THE GOLD. The Story Of Pretoria And Johannesburg. Printed boards. 186pp illustrated b/w dwgs. sm.4to. Bookplate ffep. VG+ in rubbed d/w which is dibbed at rear. Longmans. Cape Town 1965. |
Illustrated with Author's drawings, this brief history outlines the major events and personages of the day in an entertaining way.
|#16335 Engelbrecht, S.P., Agar-Hamilton, J.A.I., Pelzer, A.N., & Behrens, A.N. (Eds). PRETORIA (1855-1955). History Of The City Of Pretoria Published In The Centenary Year 1955. Pale blue cb. 398pp illustrated b/w photos, foldout map at rear. large 8vo. indexed. A clean sound copy. heavily faded around spine, protective clear plastic secured to pastedowns. City Council of Pretoria. 1955. |
Compiled with 17 contributed articles and many photographs by the editors and others (includes one on the indigenous population by H.P. Junod). English & Afrikaans text mixed. bibliography.
|#16831 Helme, Nigel. IRENE. With Line Drawings By Carola Brotherton And Julia Van Der Byl. Green cb. 136pp illustrated col.b/w photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate f.pastedown. Self. Irene (1976). |
Now effectively a suburb of Pretoria, Irene was founded adjacent to the farm so named by Alois Hugo Nellmapius who first settled there in 1889. Today it still survives as a rural and private hamlet. An excellent collection of photographs reproduced here document years gone by with author's detailed history of the area and its colourful personalities of the past.
|#16833 Heydenrych, Heinie & Swiegers, Abrie. DISCOVER PRETORIA. Printed wraps, 282pp, 4to, illustrated col photos, maps, indexed. Bookplate ffep o/w a Fine unread copy. Van Schaik, Pretoria 1999. 1st edition. ISBN 0627024475|
Contents include: Facts & Figures On Topography And Climate, History, The Natural Environment, Military Traces Of The Past, Monuments And Memorials, Historical Buildings, Church Street Cemetery, Modern Buildings, Museums, Statues And Public Sculptures, Art Galleries And Collections, Shopping, Sport Stadiums, Places Of Worship, Educational, Research And Conference Centres, Day Drives From Pretoria, Entertainment, Accommodation, Banking, Transport And Tour Operators, Foreign Representation, Medical Facilities. Photos Covering All Of The Above.
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|#16911 Damant, Derek. (Editor & Dean). PRETORIA DIOCESAN CENTENARY. 1878-1978. Souvenir Album. Printed wraps. 85pp illustrated b/w. A4. Wraps lightly browned, inscrip ffep labelled over hence VG+, contents fine. Pretoria 1978. |
Marking the centenary of the Diocese of Pretoria this is a brief outline history of each of those parishes making up the diocese at the time of the centenary. The diocese stretches north from Pretoria to Sabie, Nelspruit, Barberton, Tzaneen, Lydenberg.
|#16458 Engelbrecht, S.P., Agar-Hamilton, J.A.I., Pelzer, A.N., & Behrens, H.P.H. CENTENARY ALBUM. Pretoria's First Century In Illustration. Grey cb. 120pp profusely illustrated b/w photos etc. Bookplate ffep. some sello residue to pastedowns, VG in d/w. Van Schaik. Pretoria 1952. |
Many interesting historical photographs of places and people. This item was prepared to coincide with the quatrocentenary of the landing of Jan Van Riebeeck at the Cape in 1652 and as such a copy was carried to Cape Town in a replica of one of the Zeederberg mail coaches.
|#16342 Stark, Felix. PRETORIA. One Hundred Years. Printed wraps, bound black skivertex boards. 214pp illustrated col.b/w photos, advts. folio. Small tear repaired on front wrap else in Fine condition. City Council of Pretoria. 1955. |
Typical municipal centenary production, subsidised by copious advertisements from the business sector. Many articles on various aspects of the city, its commercial and cultural aspects and amenities. Bilingual English / Afrikaans production.
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|#16835 Andrews, T.E. (Tom). A WALKING TOUR THROUGH PRETORIA'S HISTORICAL PAST. Eleven roneo'd items with card wraps bound black skivertex. oblong 8vo. Fine condition. Self. Pretoria 1975, 1985, 1986. |
Tom Andrews gave walking tours of Pretoria. His booklets give a wealth of historical information on the various buildings included within his perambulatory guided tours, explanations of street names, etc. He was the author of STREET AND PLACE NAMES OF OLD PRETORIA published in 1986. The following booklets are bound in as one:
Paul Kruger & Boom Streets North From Church Square (24pp).
Paul Kruger Street South From Church Square (17pp)
Church Street East From Church Square (36pp)
Church Street West From Church Square (17pp)
Station Square From Fountains (15pp)
Andries Street North To South (22pp)
Potgieter Street Via Schubart Street (18pp)
Union Buildings Garden Panorama (25pp)
Apies River And Walker Spruit Trails (64pp)
Pretoria South (31pp)
Pretoria East (42pp)
The last two items published under the auspices of the Old Pretoria Society. Several items signed on front by Author.
|#16897 Atkinson, A.K.W. OLD IVORY AND ROSES. The Pretoria Club. Gilt device on blue skivertex boards. 93pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Bookplate half title else a Fine copy. The Pretoria Club. 1969. |
Founded in 1885 by 51 founding members the club predates the formation of the Rand Club by 2 years.
|#16892 De Jong, R.C., Van Der Waal, G-M., & Heydenrych, D.H. NZASM 100. 1887-1899. The Buildings, Steam Engines And Structures Of The Netherlands South Africa Railway Company. Ochre boards. 265pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Bookplate half title, a Fine unread copy in protected d/w (faded aroung spine only). Chris van Rensburg, HSRC. Pretoria 1988. ISBN 0868460559|
A researched and detailed study of the ZASM covering the Rand Tram (Boksburg to Johannesburg), The Eastern or Delagoa Bay railway line, The Southern Line (Pretoria to Vereeniging), The South Eastern Line (A connection to Durban via Volksrust), The South Western Line (Connection to Klerksdorp), The Barberton and other branch lines. Concludes with the effects of the Boer war and the end of the ZASM in 1909. Extensive notes and references, index, Roll of Honour. Includes loose photocopied ZASM timetable from 1899.
|#16837 Dunstan, Lola & Dr. Tom. YOUNG PRETORIA. 1889-1913. Maroon skivertex boards. 331pp illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, plans, etc. oblong 4to indexed. Bookplate and small inscription covered with label ffep, otherwise a Fine copy in d/w. Self. Pretoria (1975). |
Covers the city as it was at the turn of the century, street by street and with many photographs of succeeding periods. All the businesses, hotels, offices, are shown with their histories. Shows the changing of the town with the passing of the years.
|#16375 Meiring, Hannes. PRETORIA 125. Brown cb. 131pp illustrated line dwgs. square 4to. Bookplate ffep else a Fine copy in lesser d/w (clean, complete & no loss but repaired along the edges in a number of places). Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1980. ISBN 0798110872|
The old buildings of Pretoria are illustrated with drawings by architect Author and accompanied by a brief history of each building examined.
|#16910 Pretoria City Council. NEW CITY HALL. PRETORIA 1935. Colour printed cream wraps. 32pp stapled production 4to. Wraps do show a few light marks but VG+ with the contents in fine condition. |
English & Afrikaans from alternate ends. Opened in 1935 the city hall was designed by architect J. Lockwood-Hall. An imposing building it houses a 4 console Cooper, Gill & Thompkins organ with 7000 wood, lead, & tin pipes. There is also a Deagan Tower Chime System 32 bell carillon. This latter was the only one installed outside of the USA and one of the few still fully functional.
|#16374 Rencken, C.R.E. UNION BUILDINGS (The First 75 Years). White cb. 46pp illustrated col.photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate ffep else Fine in d/w. Dept. of Information. Pretoria 1989. ISBN 0797015213|
A look at the architectural features and construction of Sir Herbert Baker's Union Buildings and the monuments in the grounds thereof.
|#16838 Simpson, Robyn. LIBERTAS. GROOTE SCHUUR. KINGS HOUSE. +80pp total illustrated col.photos. Three items bound as one bright blue vynide tall 4to. Fine condition. 1993. |
Three quality glossy productions each featuring one of the three houses available to the President of South Africa in Pretoria, Cape Town, and Durban, respectively. These items were commissioned by then president F.W. de Klerk to make a record of these homes as they were at the end of the old dispensation and before the start of the new.
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|#16895 Fisher, John. PAUL KRUGER. His Life And Times. Black cb. 278pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. bibliography. indexed. Bookplate title page, otherwise VG+ in secured protected d/w. Secker & Warburg. London 1974. ISBN 0436157039|
Paul Kruger, legendary leader of the South African Republic, is sympathetically portrayed.
|#16832 Helme, Nigel. THOMAS MAJOR CULLINAN. A Biography. Blue cb. 269pp illustrated col.b/w photos. 8vo indexed. Bookplate ffep. VG-F in VG d/w (complete with no loss, but some repairs). McGraw-Hill. Johannesburg 1974. ISBN 0070912866|
Famed for the Premier diamond mine east of Pretoria, Cullinan was a man of many talents. Inscribed on title page by Author thus: "With best wishes from Nigel Helme, 26 July 1981".
|#16834 Kaye, Helga. THE TYCOON AND THE PRESIDENT. The Life And Times Of Alois Hugo Nellmapius 1847-1893. Brown cb. 120pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo indexed. bibliography. Bookplate ffep, VG+ in VG d/w (soiled). Macmillan. Johannesburg 1978. ISBN 0865940734|
Nellmapius made and lost several fortunes in his lifetime and was a close friend and confidant of Paul Kruger. The first digger on the Transvaal goldfields to use dynamite, he also founded a distillery, held the first concession to make gunpowder, was the first to attempt to produce steel in South Africa, and established a model farm in Irene near to Pretoria which still exists today.
Inscribed ffep by Author thus: "I'm so pleased to have met you. Best regards & good wishes. Helga".
|#16894 Meintjes, Johannes. PRESIDENT PAUL KRUGER. A Biography. Notes & bibliography. Red boards. ix + 295pp. illustrated b/w photos. map. indexed. 8vo Bookplate ffep. VG condition with protective wrap secured f.pastedown, no d/w. PBS (Purnell) Book Club edition. London 1974. ISBN 0304294233|
Author's definitive biography reveals a portrait of a man hidden beneath the propaganda generated as a result of the machinations of imperial policy designed to wrest control of the ZAR from the Boers and which have coloured popular perceptions of the man ever since.
|#16613 Wallach, Izaak. de Kock, H.C. & Leipoldt, Dr C.L. THE PERFECT GENTLEMAN. Intimate Sidelights On Dr F.V. Engelburg's Life After A Partnership And Friendship Lasting Some Forty Years. With Appreciative Articles By H.C. de Kock And C. Louis Leipoldt. Printed pink wraps. 42pp 12mo booklet. Bound in black skivertex boards with second item. Bookplate, VG items in Fine binding. Self. nd. |
Bound-in with this is a 15pp "Catalogue Of Exhibits In The Engelenburg House Art Collection". (1953). Dr Engelenburg was editor of Die Volkstem for 40 years and a personal friend of Paul Kruger. His house, art collection, and library were donated to the Union goverment on his death in 1938.
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|#16904 African Theatres Limited. THE CAPITOL THEATRE PRETORIA. Saturday September Fifth 1931. Printed wraps. 48pp secured in wraps with scarlet ribbon. Good condition, wraps soiled and ribbon very frayed, but contents bright and clean. African Theatres 1931. |
The original programme for the opening of the Capitol Theatre by General Hertzog which featured the Wurlitzer organ, "Land of Hope & Glory", the Quartet from "Rigoletto" sung by stars from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Pathe sound news, and more.
|#16899 State Theatre. APPLAUSE. Commemorative Brochure. Gilt dec leather boards. 80pp illustrated col.b/w photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate ffep else an as new unmarked copy. Pretoria 1981. |
Unnumbered copy of 200 of prestige English edition. The State Theatre was at that time the home of PACT. After a brief history of theatre and the arts in Pretoria, this commemorative edition to the opening of the new State Theatre records the construction, facilities, the first season's performances and the art collection.
|#16373 Van Der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. PRETORIA. Bound 1 volume gilt on black skivertex. illustrated col.photos. 4to. Fine condition. Pretoria City Council. |
Glossy brochures published annually by the Pretoria City Council each devoted to one aspect of the town. Each typically 30pp.
Fountains Valley (1992)
Cultural Resources (1993)
Church Street (1994)
Museum Park (1995)
Religious Landmarks (1996)
City Of Science & Technology (1997)
|#16914 Various PRETORIA PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.1. Over 50 assorted items. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
More detail on any individual item is available on request.
Publicity Association, Pretoria (1955).
Transvaal Povincial Administration, TPA Inwyding Van Die Provinsiale Gebou Deur Die Staatspresident, Mne C.R. Swart, 27 November 1963.
J.G. Strijdom Monumant Gedenkprogram.
Cultural History Museum, Pierneef Museum, Brochure 13.
Cultural History Museum, Reflection Of A Collection, (1989, Silver Jubilee)
City Council, The Lady Michaelis Collection & Other 17thC Works Of Art In The Pretoria Art Museum.
City Council, Places Of Interest In And Around Pretoria (11pp typescript).
City Council, Capitol Consortium, Pretoria Inner City Partnership (late 1990s)
City Council, Ornamental Parks.
City Council, Pretoria The Garden City, Parks Dept. bilingual 1965.
City of Tshwane,Township Tourism Attractions, 43pp coloured booklet.
Greater Pretoria MC. Enjoy Great Pretoria (nd)
Greater Pretoria MC, Pretoria Metro November 1997.
Greater Pretoria MC, Pretoria The City Of Success, 1997.
Caversham brochures, Pretoria Review (c.1990).
Caversham brochures, Pretoria
Maotwana Township Tourist Attractions (2000).
Marabastad Development Forum, Maraba Indaba July 1999.
Finance Week Supplement, Pretoria, January 1999.
Financial Mail Survey, Pretoria, October 1987.
Centre for Development & Enterpise, Big City Series, Pretoria, July 1998.
Pioneer House Silverton (5pp typescript),
University of Pretoria, Uitstalling - Van Wouwhuis, 1962.
Transvaal Museum Bulletin, Opening Of The Austin Robets Bird Hall, November 1972.
Johannesburg Historical Society, Tour, The Palace Of Justice, November 1973, 2pp typescript.
Beatrice Hirsch, typescript notes on the SABS.
Pat Brick, 4 Hour Tour, October 1975, 5pp typescript.
Rosemary Barrett, typescript notes on the house of the Administrator of the Transvaal.
F.J. Nothling, Die Vesting Van Gekleurdes In En Om Pretoria 1900-1914, 1pp. 1984.
Maisels, S.J.N. The Life And Times Of Sammy Marks With Notes On The House And Garden (Zwartkoppies) 8pp stapled illustrated 4to.
I.S. Heath, The Tourist Guide To Centurion, (copy), 1999.
21 other items, newpaper and magazine clippings relating to Pretoria.
|#16923 Various PRETORIA PAMPHLET COLLECTION No.2. Over 40 assorted items. loose in box file. Generally VG or Fine, sold w.a.f. |
More detail on any individual item is available on request.
W.J. de Kock. Die Krugerhuis 'n Aandenkingsbrosjure. 62pp. (Transvaal Museum 1949).
Cultural History Museum. Paul Kruger 1825-1904, english text after De Kock.
Melrose House, numerous items including centenary brochure.
Publicity Association, Pretoria, afrikaans text, 48pp, (1948).
City Council, Stormwater Management, coloured brochure with map, english & afrikaans.
A.E. Rosen, (copy) Fulcrum 1943, Some Notes On Pretoria Water Supply (Sterkfontein scheme design).
SA Institute of Architects et al. West Facade. foldout brochure of Church Square promoting preservation of the buildings.
Eric Bolsman, Jacaranda Splendour of Pretoria, small 48pp booklet. history of the Jacaranda in Pretoria, 1997.
10 assorted maps of Pretoria, walks, environs.
2 The Tourist Quick Reference Guide To Pretoria, 1997 & 1999.
6 assorted guides to various 'Cultural/Heritage Routes'.
16 other items, generally of a tourist informational nature.
|#16377 Various. PRETORIA. (Miscellany 1). 11 separate promotional booklets bound one volume black skivertex oblong 4to. Bookplate ffep. Items generally VG to Fine condition, binding Fine. |
Items within are as follows:
"Kya Rosa, 'n Droom Woord Waar", (1981?).
"Our National Cultural History And Open Air Museum" nd.
"Guide To The Pretoria Art Museum", (City Council of Pretoria. nd).
"Melrose House", (City Council of Pretoria. nd).
"Over-Vaal, Residence Of The Administrator Of The Transvaal", (TPA c.1988).
"Burgerspark Florarium", (City Council of Pretoria, nd).
"Pretoria Main Post Office", (SAPO, 1990s).
"Post Office Museum", (SAPO, nd).
"A Souvenir Album Of The Republic Festival Parade, May 31, 1966", (The Star).
"The Old Raadsaal, Church Square, Pretoria", (Government Printer, nd).
|#16376 Various. PRETORIA. (Miscellany 2). 18 separate promotional booklets bound one volume black skivertex 8vo. Bookplate ffep. Items generally VG to Fine condition, binding Fine. |
Items within are as follows:
"Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie Vir Wet En Kuns". (1981).
Aubrey Elliot, "Pretoria", Pride of South Africa series. (Purnell 1975).
"Melrose House", nd.
Mignon Hough, "Over-Vaal Herb Garden", (TPA nd).
"Melrose House", nd.
"Fort Schanskop Military Museum", (Gunners Assoc. nd).
"The Jansen Collection, Brochure 4" (Pretoria 1980).
"Bertha's Rose Garden", (Sammy Marks Museum, nd).
"Iscor, Its Founding, Growth, And Operations", (c.1980)
"South African Reserve Bank, A Brief Introduction", nd.
"Onyhulling Van Gedenkenplaat, Kya Rosa", nd.
"Pretoria, Day Drives", (Pretoria City Council, nd.).
"Pretoria, Recreational Resorts & Hiking Trails", (Pretoria City Council, nd).
"Pretoria, Places Of Interest", (Pretoria City Council, nd).
"Pretoria, Information Brochure", (Pretoria City Council, nd.)
"Pretoria", (Pretoria City Council, nd).
"Pretoria The Jacaranda City", (Pretoria City Council, nd).
"Pretoria Retrospect", (Pretoria City Council 1970).
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|#16908 Abernathy, Desmond Fitzgerald. A SCHOOL THAT IS SET ON A HILL. January 1956 - December 1973. An Account Of My Eighteen Years As Headmaster Of Pretoria Boy's High School. Printed wraps 48pp illustrated b/w photos. Bookplate, VG+ condition. Pretoria 1981. ISBN 0627012108|
A brief history of the school during that time, list of associated staff.
|#16898 Addison, Betty. DAUGHTERS OF THE KING. The Story Of St Mary's Dioscesan School For Girls, Pretoria. 1879-1979. Gilt on brown leather. 176pp illustrated b/w photos. Bookplate ffep. plastic protective cover secured to pastedowns hence VG-F only. Pretoria 1979. ISBN 0620038225|
Centenary publication. Inscribed inside thus: "Thelma Currie. I was so blessed by being a member of the staff in this wonderful school".
|#16893 Boje, John. SOMETHING TO BE TOLD. Printed bds. ix + 241pp illustrated b/w photos. indexed 4to. Bookplate f.pastedown else a Fine unread copy in protected d/w. Pretoria 1997. ISBN 0620214201|
A First History Of St. Alban's College, Pretoria. Founded in 1956 this Anglican school is part of the South African private school system.
|#16896 Boucher, Maurice. SPES IN ARDUIS. A History Of The University Of South Africa. Tan cb. 407pp illustrated col.b/w photos. 8vo. Bookplate title page, else VG in protected secured d/w. a very clean copy. UNISA. Pretoria 1973 ISBN 0869810014||£10.00|
|#16907 Boy's High School, Pretoria. THE PRETORIAN. 1985. Seventy Fifth Anniversary Edition 1910-1985. Printed wraps 160pp. VG+ condition. |
The Annual Magazine of Pretoria Boy's High School.
|#16909 De Kock, W.J. (Jacques Malan & Willem Louw. Eds). THE KRUGER HOUSE MUSEUM. Printed wraps. 64pp illustrated VG+ condition. Cultural History Museum. 1983. |
Includes threefold leaflet with Paul Kruger's last message as addressed to General Louis Botha.
|#16891 Illsley, John. PRETORIA BOY'S HIGH. The Story Of A South African School 1901-2001. Padded green skivertex boards. 266pp illustrated col.b/w. photos. indexed, roll of honour, lg.square 4to. Bookplate ffep hence a Fine uread copy PBHS. Pretoria 2000. ISBN 0620266171|
A lavishly illustrated production for the centenary of one of South Africa's well established boy's schools.
|#16912 Institute of The Blessed Virgin Mary. (Shirley Kay, Ed). LORETO IN SOUTH AFRICA 1878-1978. Printed wraps. 130pp illustrated b/w. A4. Fine condition. Loreto Sisters 1978. |
The Loreto convent schools in Sea Point, Strand, Glen Cowie, Pretoria, Queenswood provide Catholic schooling for boys and girls.
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