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This story is for anyone

who wants to carry on growing -

grown-ups included!

Join Anna Twig in search of something

VERY IMPORTANT!


N O W   A V A I L A B L E

AFRIKAANSE UITGAWE

VAN DAVID THOMAS' THE MEN WHO WOULD NOT MARCH

HIER WAS HELDE


Bumble Books was nominated for the Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher: Africa 2015 -  the only South African Children’s Book Publisher of five selected from Africa.

LOOK OUT FOR RICHARD LATIMER'S THE RAINBOW'S HEART [SEPTEMBER 2015]

Bumble Books is committed to showcasing NEW South African illustrator-authors

to the international children’s book market.


PLEASE NOTE: Customers in UK, Europe and USA:

To avoid high international shipping costs, most Print Matters art and craft titles are available from: 

Global Book Marketing, UK -

Email: Arlene@globalbookmarketing.co.uk 

Phone: (+44) 01452 305494 www.globalbookmarketing.co.uk

and IPG (USA) - Email: orders@ipgbook.com 

Phone: (800) 888-4741 / Fax: (312) 337-5985 www.ipgbook.com


P R O V I S I O N A L   R E L E A S E     2  0  1  5

Levaillant’s Legacy – A History of South African Ornithology

Roy Siegfried: a remarkable synthesis of the history

of the development of the study of birds in South Africa.

print matters heritage


I N   P R O D U C T I O N     2  0  1  5

Life in Art – The Karen McKerron Gallery

by Karen McKerron and edited by Robin Stuart-Clark, with contributions from

exhibitors, curators and reviewers  - 

the biography of a gallery that for eighteen years hosted and nurtured the

work of an alphabet of South African painters, printmakers, ceramicists

and sculptors, most of whom are today well-known international artists.

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016 – print matters heritage

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Clifford Mpai – a way of seeing  

with contributions from art historians, reviewers, and contemporary artists:

although his work features in many major South African public and

corporate art collections, Clifford Mpai (b1937) has received little national

exposure or public recognition. 

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016 – print matters art & crafts

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My Dear Eve – Letters from Camdeboo  - Volumes 1 and 2

edited by Professor Paul Walters and illustrated by Lucy Stuart-Clark:

a collection of letters written by Sita Palmer to Eve Palmer about all aspects of a

farming family’s life in the Karoo. Many of the letters lay the groundwork

for the two books by EvePalmer about the farm.

More than 400 in number, the letters cover the years 1961 to 1993.

VOLUME 1 / MARCH 2016 – print matters heritage

VOLUME 2 / JUNE 2016 – print matters heritage


about us

Print Matters 2015 Catalogue is NOW AVAILABLE in pdf format - email: info@printmatters.co.za

The Bumble Books JULY 2015 Catalogue is now available in pdf format - email:  info@printmatters.co.za

Publishing Print Matters publishes books on South African art, craft and heritage with a particular focus on those artists, craftspeople and individuals who have been overlooked yet made an impact on South African culture: they have stories to tell and vision to share that can empower our youth and restore pride in our collective heritage.

Imprints:

Publishing Print Matters also packages, markets and distributes books for other publishers as well as corporations, institutions, associations and individuals.

Distributed in South Africa by Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd

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Fax: + 27 011 482 7280
Sales Fax: + 27 011 482 7282

UK and Europe: Global Books Marketing
US and Canada: IPG

General trade enquiries

Publishing Print Matters (Pty) Ltd
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      email: info@printmatters.co.za

All rights enquiries

Print Matters titles - international

Robin Stuart-Clark : robin@printmatters.co.za

Bumble Books titles - international

Stephanie Barrouillet : info@sbrightsagency.com

Bumble Books titles - South Africa

Robin Stuart-Clark : robin@printmatters.co.za

latest titles

Art & Craft

Front and Back List


JACANA - Claudette Schreuders
by Claudette Schreuders

Claudette Schreuders, who lives and works in South Africa, is known for her distinctive carved and painted wooden sculptures which, as Okwui Enwezor has observed,...More info


JACANA - Memory and Magic Contemporary Art of the !Xun & Khwe
by Hella Rabbethge-Schiller

This collection of 82 artworks gives an overview on the works of eleven artists of the !Xun and Khwe community which has been collected by...More info


WOZA MOYA - Dreams for Africa Chair - The Woza Moya Crafters at the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust, KwaZulu-Natal.
by The Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust

In 2009 the Woza Moya crafters attended a body-mapping work shop where it became evident that very few of them had dreams. Why? When you...More info


Frank Spears - The Painter [Introduction by Hayden Proud]
by Melissa Sutherland

Frank Spears 1906-1991: a man of many talents, he painted throughout his life, first in water colours and then oils. His works were included in...More info


Zulu Beadwork
by Eleanor Preston-Whyte

Volume 3 in the series of the Print Matters Zulu Crafts Series A brief outline of the history of beadmaking in KwaZulu-Natal, followed by an examination...More info


FOURTHWALL - Figuring Faith: Images of Belief in Africa
by Fiona Rankin-Smith

Figuring Faith: Images of Belief in Africa arose from an exhibition of the same name at the Standard Bank Gallery in 2006, curated by Fiona...More info


FIRELIZARD - James Hartlief - Artist of the Dreaming World
by Jeni Couzyn and James Hartlief

James Hartlief lives in the village of Nieu Bethesda, in the heart of the Great Karoo. In this inspiring book he tells his story, through...More info


INDIANA UNIVERSITY - Ukucwebezela: To Shine / Contemporary Zulu Ceramics
by Dr Elizabeth Perrill

Published in 2008, Ukucwebezela: To Shine is a catalog that discuss the history, technique, and new directions in Zulu ceramics. The exhibition and catalog were named...More info


Zulu Pottery
by Dr Elizabeth Perrill

A brief history of and guide to contemporary Zulu Pottery Long held as one of the most spiritually charged Zulu art forms, Zulu ceramics have entered...More info


The Artist in the Garden - The Quest for Moses Tladi
by Angela Read Lloyd

In December 1931 Moses Tladi became the first black artist ever to exhibit in the South African National Gallery. During the 1930s Tladi achieved a...More info


Zulu Basketry
by Jannie van Heerden

The definitive guide to contemporary Zulu basket weaving. Long overlooked, Zulu Basketry is the first comprehensive pictorial record of a craft form that has endured...More info


Sandra McGregor - ‘Onse artist' in District Six
by Dolores Fleischer

In 1966, under the Group Areas Act of 1950, District Six was declared a white area by the Nationalist government. Between 1966 and 1982 approximately...More info