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23 Jan 2020 16:30 GMT

Small (Adam) and Wissema (Jansje)

DISTRICT SIX (Signed by Adam Small)

Published: Fontein Books, Johannesburg, 1986

Edition: First Edition

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First edition: 12 pages of letterpress, 44 pages of sepia toned photographs, pictorial card wrappers, a very good copy.

This is no 429 of 1000 copies of this first printing numbered 1 -1000

Signed by Adam Small on the title page

Editor' note: Recognising that District Six was not only a vital community but contained architecture abounding with felicities and of great historical importance, the Cape Provincial Institute of Architects commissioned Dutch-born photographer Jansje Wissema, one of South Africa's most celebrated photographers, to make a record of the buildings, street life and people of the area. Her portfolio has become one of South Africa's most poignant historical documents, but because she died soon after completing the commission it has not been until now published.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (330 x 250 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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