The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation is becoming a major force in heritage books. The organisation has the following discounted books available for members. All books are available at the JHF office at Northwards 21 Rockridge Road, Parktown. Email Eira (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kathy (email@example.com) for more information.
Johannesburg, Then and Now by Marc Latilla with photographs by Yeshiel Panchia. Published by Penguin Random House. Launched in October 2018, a well produced book of early photographs and contemporary modern views from the same vantage points, with explanatory captions. Hard cover with dust wrapper, 158 pages. JHF members price of R300 (a saving of R60).
Cape Town, Then and Now. Companion volume to the Johannesburg Then and Now. Same format. We have ordered 10 copies to test the market. Equally well produced with excellent early photographs by great photographers such as T D Ravenscroft and Arthur Elliott alongside modern photographs. With hard cover and dust wrappers. Price: R300.
Secret Johannesburg by Bell and Johnston. An international publication (Jonglez publishing) of Johannesburg places and objects, rare, unusual, undiscovered and little known. It's a pocket guide (208 pages) with illustrations. "An indispensable guide for those who thought they knew Johannesburg well, or who would like to discover the hidden face of the city. R230. We have a box of these books on sale at the JHF offices, a saving of R105.
Illustrated Glossary of Southern African Architectural Terms , English - isiZulu by Franco Frescura and Joyce Myeza. This is a useful architectural guide to SA architectural covering indigenous and colonial architecture, complete with useful illustrations. Published by UKZN Press. 2016. Paperback R250.
Franco Frescura. 2 collectors publications. Franco's greatest Hits and Rural Buildings of South Africa. 2 A4 size booklets from the Phansi Museum Durban. The Greatest Hits brings back Franco's graphic designs and posters, his satire and line drawings. Price R120 each. We can order for you.
The Yeoville Water Tower Blue Print. A few copies of the numbered limited edition blue print are available but they are going fast (we had 100 printed and only 18 now remain). Prices either R400 or R500 each depending on the number. Print comes with the researched article by Kathy Munro. Part 1 of the Article now published in the Architecture SA journal, September / Oct 2018.
Johannesburg 100 year centenary volume . 1986 Chris Van Rensburg publication. Collectable, a glossy official celebratory publication for Johannesburg's centenary. Large format, hard cover with dust wrapper. 2 copies available R200 each.