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This is a list of books about, or by practitioners involved with,
the Southern African Built Environment

See also the Bibliography in the Lexicon



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Dommisse, Boet & Westby-Nunn, Tony
2002
Simon's Town : an illustrated historical perspective
Simon's Town
Westby-Nunn Publishers

Jack, Alex D; Cobban, D G (text) & Williams, S H (ed.)
1981
Salisbury’s changing skyline, 1890 - 1980
Bulawayo
Books of Zimbabwe

Juta, Réné & Westhofen, W (Author; Artist)
1910
First edition
Cape peninsula ; The
Cape Town
Juta

Kiewiet, Keith & Weichel, Kim
1980
Inside Crossroads
Johannesburg
McGraw-Hill

Kolbe, FC & Westhofen, W (Poet; Artist)
1925
First edition
Twelve South African scenes and verse
[Cape Town]
Juta

Kolbe, Frederick Charles & Westhofen, W
1925
First edition
Six South African scenes and verse
Cape Town
Juta

Konya, Alan & Worthington, John
1988
Fitting out the workplace : a straightforward guide for the layman and professional to the specification of workplace interiors
London
The Architectural Press

Menache, Philippe & Wolff, Helmut
2021
die NG Kerk, ons erfenis : 'n fotoversameling van die argitektoniese skatte van 139 NG kerke in SA
Not identified
Not identified

Picton-Seymour, Désirée & Webster, RIB
1952
Western Provincial : an album of paintings and drawings of the Western Cape
Cape Town
Maskew Miller

Picton-Seymour, Désirée & Webster, RIB
1956
Transvaal Republican : an album of drawings of early Johannesburg and Pretoria
Cape Town
Maskew Miller

SAWW & Wooten & Gibson (Eds.)
1963
Who's Who of Southern Africa 1963
Johannesburg
Wooten & Gibson (Pty) Ltd

Van Graan, André & Winberg, Chris
2003
Communication for architecture
Cape Town : Johannesburg
Oxford University Press Southern Africa : Thorold's

Waldeck, Paul (Concept & publication management); White, Kathryn (Copy Editor); Gertenbach, Marianne (Researcher) & Phillips, Keith (Principal Photographer)
2007
First edition
Boschendal : founded 1685
Groot Drakenstein
Boschendal Limited

Wale, Laurence Sydney
1971
Home building ideas for South Africa : plans and pictures of architect-designed houses
Cape Town
Purnell

Wale, Laurie (Editor)
1959
Home building ideas : architects' plans for Southern Africa
Cape Town
Purnell

Wale, Laurie (Editor)
1962
New home building ideas : Architects' plans for southern Africa
Cape Town
Purnell & Sons

Walker, Michael

The Post Office Murals : And the early milestones of the South Peninsula
Kalk Bay
The Kalk Bay Historical Association

Walker, Michael
1999
Coastal Memories : Muizenberg - St James - Kalk Bay 1870-1929
St James
Michael Walker

Walker, Michael
2002
Kalk Bay ‘a place of character’
St James
Michael Walker & The Kalk Bay Historical Society

Walker, Michael
2004
Muizenberg: The Golden Years
St James
M J Walker

Walker, Michael
2005
The Far South – where oceans meet
St James
M J Walker

Walker, Michael
2009
Muizenberg - a forgotten story
Cape Town
Privately published by Michael Walker

Walker, Michael
2010
2nd edition
A Statement In Stone
Cape Town
Privately published by Michael Walker

Walker, Michael
2010
Simon's Town : An historical review with early postcard illustrations
Cape Town
Michael Walker

Walker, Michael & Stuart-Findlay, Derek
2011
St James, a place of dreams: Bicentenary Edition 1810-2010
St James
Kalk Bay Historical Association

Walker, Michael
2012
Early architects of Cape Town and their buildings (1820 - 1926) with postcard illustrations, The
St James
Michael Walker

Walker, Michael
2013
The pioneer architects of Johannesburg and their buildings (1886 - 1899) with postcard illustrations
St James
The Kalk Bay Historical Association

Walker, Michael
2014
Kalk Bay St James : A brief history illustrated with postcards of a bygone era
Cape Town
Michael Walker

Walker, Michael
2015
Old hotels of Cape Town (1890-1911), The : A history long forgotten, seldom told
St James
Published Privately

Walker, Michael
2016
First edition
Families and farms of the South Peninsula and Cape Point; The : The history of a bygone era
Kalk Bay
Kalk Bay Historical Association

Wallace-Hadrill, Andrew
2001
The British School at Rome : one hundred years
London
British School at Rome

Wallpaper city guide
2010
Johannesburg
London ; New York
Phaidon

Walsham How, Marion & Walton, James (Illustrator)
1962
The mountain Bushmen of Basutoland
Pretoria
JL van Schaik

Walters, Dennis
2014
Bridging the Eastern Cape : the life and work of Joseph Newey
East London
Coral Tree Press

Walton, James
1955
Vroeë plase en nedersettings in die Oranje-Vrystaat
Kaapstad
A.A. Balkema

Walton, James
1956
African village
Pretoria
JL van Schaik

Walton, James
1956
Early Bafokeng settlement in South Africa
Johannesburg [?]
African Studies

WALTON, James
1956
Upland houses
Cambridge
Antiquity

WALTON, James
1957
Historic buildings of Basutoland
Morija
BSA [Basutoland Scientific Association]

Walton, James
1958
Old Maseru
Morija
Basutoland Scientific Association

Walton, James
1965
Homesteads and villages of South Africa
Pretoria
J.L. Van Schaik

Walton, James
1974
Water-mills windmills and horse-mills of South Africa
Cape Town and Johannesburg
C Struik Publishers

Walton, James
1978
The Josephine mill and its owners : the story of milling and brewing at the Cape of Good Hope
Cape Town; Johannesburg
Historical Society of Cape Town; Witwatersrand University Press

Walton, James
1985
Cape dovecots and fowl-runs
Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch Museum

Walton, James
1989
Old Cape farmsteads
Cape Town
Human & Rosseau

Walton, James
1991
Portable corn-mills in South Africa : A Study in Industrial Archaeology
Cape Town
Image Press

Walton, James
1993
Double-storeyed, flat-roofed buildings of the rural Cape
Cape Town
Saayman & Weber

Walton, James
1995
Cape cottages
Cape Town
Intaka

Walton, James & Pretorius, André (contributor)
1998
Windpumps in South Africa
Cape Town
Human & Rousseau

Walton, James
1999
A tribute to the donkey
Kenilworth
James Walton

Walton, James (Compiler)
1965
Early Ghoya settlement in the Orange Free State
Bloemfontein
National Museum

Warland, Edmund George
1929
First edition
Modern practical masonry : a comprehensive treatise on the practice of the various branches of the craft, general, monumental, marble, and granite, for the use of craftsmen, students, teachers, builders, & architects
London
Batsford

Warner, Brian
2006
Cape landscapes : Sir John Herschel's sketches 1834-1838
Cape Town
University of Cape Town Press

Wasserfall, Jaco
1989
Early Mine and Railway Houses in South Africa : a two part study of ideology and design in working class houses
Cambridge
Unpublished PhD - King's College, University of Cambridge

Watson, Donald & Mc Kay, Judith
1984
Directory of Queensland Architects to 1940
St Lucia
University of Queensland Library

Watson, Franchesca; Brown, Laurian & Proust, Alain (photography)
2013
Stellenberg, the story of a garden
Cape Town
Quivertree Publications

Watson, Jeremy
1989
The Urban Trail : a walk through the urban heritage of East London Central Business District and Older Suburbs
East London
Heritage Committee ISAA and B-KIA

Webb, DA
1985
Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria 1835-1866

Unpublished Thesis - University of South Africa

Webb, DA
1998
Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria 1835-1866
Cape Town
Castle Military Museum

Webster, Lionel
1989
Visit to St Bartholomew's and St Philip's Church, Annals of the Grahamstown Historical Society, No 19
Grahamstown
Grocott & Sherry

Wegelin, Hans
2009
Construction primer for Southern Africa
Pretoria
Visual Books

Wegelin, Hans
2017
2nd edition
Construction primer for Southern Africa
Pretoria
Protea Boekhuis

Weinberg, Paul (Editor)
2013
View Points : The University of Cape Town and its treasures
Cape Town
UCT Press

Wells, James
1909
Stewart of Lovedale: The Life of James Stewart D.D., M.D., Hon. F.R.G.S.
London
Hodder & Stroughton

Werth, Albert & Harmsen, Frieda (compilers)
1993
Our Art/Ons Kuns 4
Pretoria
Foundation for Education, Science and Technology

Westby-Nunn, Tony
2004
Graaff-Reinet : An illustrated historical guide to the town; including Aberdeen & Nieu-Bethesda
Capricorn Square, South Africa
Elephant Head Publications cc

Westby-Nunn, Tony
2005
Hout Bay: An Illustrated Historical Profile
Cape Town
Westby-Nunn Publishers

Westby-Nunn, Tony
2011
The Kimberley Club
Kimberley
Not supplied. Commissioned by The Kimberley Club

Whitehead, Marion
2018
South Africa's Favourite Passes + Poorts
Maitland
Map Studio

Whitlock, E S (compiler)
n.d.
Graaff-Reinet, An Album of Old Photographs - 'n Album ou Fotos
Port Elizabeth
Printed by E H Walton and Co

Whitlock, ES (Compiler)
2005
Graaff-Reinet heritage sites & places of interest
Graaff-Reinet
Graaff-Reinet Museum

Wiehager, Renate for DaimlerChrysler South Africa (Ed)
2007
Heinrich Wolff of Noero Wolff Architects
Berlin
Seippel Verlag

Wiehager, Renate for DaimlerChrysler South Africa (Ed)
2007
The Nominees (for DaimlerChrysler Award for South African Architecture 2007)
Berlin
Seippel Verlag

Wiesmeyer, Esmé Moseley; Widdas, Pat (Editor)
2007
Joane Pim : South Africa's landscape pioneer
Pinegowrie
The Horticultural Society

Willcox, JS
1889
Views of Grahamstown from photographs
Grahamstown
Unidentified

Williams, Donovan
2001
A history of the University College of Fort Hare, South Africa, the 1950s : the waiting years
Lewiston, N.Y.
Edward Mellen Press

Williams, Harold
1993
Southern Lights : Lighthouses of Southern Africa
Cape Town
William Waterman Publications

Willmott, Ernest (Sloper)
1911
English house design : a review



Wolff, Ilze (ed)
2012
Adèle Naudé Santos & Antonio de Souza Santos: Monograph Cape Town Work
Cape Town
Open House Architecture

Worden, Nigel; Van Heyningen, Elizabeth & Bickford-Smith, Vivian
1998
Cape Town : the making of a city : an illustrated social history
Claremont
David Philip

Wulfsohn, Lionel
1987
Rustenburg at war : the story of Rustenburg and its citizens in the first and second Anglo-Boer wars
Rustenburg
L.M. Wulfsohn

WWSA
1979
Black Who’s Who of Southern Africa, The
Johannesburg
African Business Publications

Wybergh, W
1932
The Building Stones of the Union of South Africa
Pretoria
The Government Printer