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A Poem with Illustrated Vignette – I’Ons, Frederick Timpson

$337.88

A hand written poem titled Beauty. Four stanzas and an illustration of a Xhosa woman in watercolour. Signed by I’Ons. The appearingly sincere poem is illustrated by a rather curious looking Xhosa maiden. Squint and gap-toothed. One can only speculate at the artist’s intentions. Date Published: circa 1850 First Edition: Yes Signed: Yes Condition: Very…

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“I didn’t mean it that way” Linocut – Clarke, Peter

$1,081.22

Lino cut in three colours. Limited 5/32, titled, dated and signed in pencil. Some foxing and mount burn from a previous mount. Some creasing to the paper in the margin. Image size: 13.5 x 12.5cm Date Published: 1982 First Edition: Yes Condition: good

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The Countie of Leinster with the Citie Dublin Described – (the oldest map of Dublin) – Speed, John

$810.91

Decorative map of the county, engraved by Jodocus Hondius for John Speed’s “The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine”. This edition published by Bassett & Chiswell in 1676. “Although ther are several contemporary references to Elizabethan and early Jacobean maps of Dublin, the earliest surviving large-scale cartographic representation of the city is the inset…

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Frederick Russel Burnham – The most famous of all American Scouts – Original gouache for The Graphic. – Dadd, Frank

$1,689.40

Depicting the escape of the scouts Burnham and Armstrong after they had shot and killed the Mlimo, the Ndebele spiritual leader in March 1896, during the second Matabele War. “Frederick Russel Burnham: Explorer, discoverer, cowboy and scout… American, he served as chief of scouts in the Boer War and an intimate friend of Lord Baden-Powell….

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SHARPVILLE, 6 Drawings – Rubin, Harold

$108.12

A collection of six lithographs in a card portfolio. Rubin was charged with blasphemy in 1962 after exhibiting a painting “My Jesus” depicting a nude black figure with the head of a monster. The exhibition was shut down by the police. Rubin was acquitted of the blasphemy charge in 1963 and left South Africa shortly…

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Two original cartoons by David Marais – Marais, David

$148.67

Two original pen and ink sketches with blue wash by South African cartoonist David Marais. Info slips to the rear with captions ad dates. Cape Times Date Published: 1971

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