New Arrivals 24th to 30th of October 2013

de Klerk (C.) & de Kamper (G.) VILLA IN BRONZE, a comprehensive reference to the castings of Edoardo Villa
216 pp., oblong 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback , Pretoria, 2012. R750
A guide to the 380 known works that were cast, or intended for casting, during sculptor Edoardo Villa's lifetime.

Edoardo Villa was born in Italy in 1915. During the Second World War he was brought to South Africa as a prisoner of war and interned at the Zonderwater Camp near Pretoria. After his release in 1947 he remained in South Africa, where he became one of the most noted abstract sculptors of his time. He died in 2011.
Mason (A.) & Malan (R.) eds GRAFLIT, graveyard literature in black & white
100 pp., 4to., illus., paperback, (Stellenbosch), 2013 . R180
Afterword by Andy Mason.

An anthology of contemporary South African graphic literature. Contributors include Alastair Findlay, Alexander Gilfilian, Brandon Reynolds, Chip, Dathini Mzayiya, Luke Molver, N.D.Mazin, Saaid Rahbeeni, Sebastian Borckenhagen, Su Opperman and Thapelo N.Molema.
Mazin (N.) illus. & text THE LEGEND OF BLUE MAMBA, edited and annotated by Poynton Shute
84 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013. R180
A 'surf comic' by N.D.Mazin.
Nell (J.) JERM WARFARE,
124 pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2013. R150
A collection of cartoons by cartoonist, satirist and social commentator Jerm (Jeremy Nell). His work features in publications online and offline, in South Africa and abroad, including Sunday Times, The Star, City Press, Rolling Stone, Playboy, and TIME magazine.

Jeremy Nell lives in Johannesburg.
Walker (M.) THE PIONEER ARCHITECTS OF JOHANNESBURG, and their buildings (1886 - 1899), with postcard illustrations
75 pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013. R215
A history of twenty of the architects who designed some of Johannesburg's earliest buildings. Although some of these buildings have been demolished, Michael Walker makes use of old postcards to illustrate his text.

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