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

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

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new from bumble books in July 2015

This story is for anyone

who wants to carry on growing -

grown-ups included!

Join Anna Twig in search of something

VERY IMPORTANT!


THE POSSIBILITREE

SUBSCRIBERS' LIMITED EDITION 

SUBSCRIPTION CLOSES 5 JULY 2015

Archival Print signed and numbered 1 through 20 by the illustrator-author, Tamlyn Young,

with FIVE SIGNED COPIES of the book 

Print size: 335(h) x 400 (w) 

VNB - Numbers on request ONLY

NOT AVAILABLE RETAIL


N O W   A V A I L A B L E

AFRIKAANSE SKOOLUITGAWE

VAN DAVID THOMAS' THE MEN WHO WOULD NOT MARCH

HIER WAS HELDE

 


N O W   A V A I L A B L E 

2 editions in Afrikaans and English

from Bumble Books 

ONLINE PRICE R135.00 INCL P+P

(RRP R149.00)

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

to the international children’s book market.


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.

Without its authors and illustrators there would not be a Bumble Books - 

congratulations to them all!

LOOK OUT FOR TAMLYN YOUNG'S THE POSSIBILITREE [JULY 2015]

AND 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.


N O W   A V A I L A B L E

 


I  N     D  E  V  E  L  O  P  M  E  N  T     F  O  R     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.

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2015 – print matters heritage

***

Life in Art – The Karen McKerron Gallery

edited by Robin Stuart-Clark with contributions from artists, reviewers:

the biography of a gallery that for almost twenty 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.

Cover painting: Carl Becker – Dump Bacchanal (oil on canvas)

SEPTEMBER 2015 – print matters heritage

***

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. 

SEPTEMBER 2015 – print matters art & crafts

***

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 / FEBRUARY 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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Print Matters titles - international

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Bumble Books titles - international

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