James Findlay - Collectable Books & Maps, Johannesburg

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James Findlay is a writer and dealer in antiquarian books. He has been dealing in collectable books, antique maps, autographs, engravings and paintings since 1997. Based in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, where he lives in a bookshop, his work is his vocation.

He specializes in unusual ‘pieces on paper’, such as manuscript letters, rare Africana, first editions, apartheid posters, banned political posters and pamphlets. In addition to his extensive collection of antique maps, dating from the mid 16th to the early 20th century.

He also stocks watercolours, oils and other signed works of art. His descriptions of each precious item are meticulous. With his 17 years of hands-on experience of artefacts, James has a rare gift for bringing the nuances of history to life.' - Alex Dodd.

Feel free to visit my showroom. Please set up an appointment before you come.

My address is:

24 Lystanwold road;

Saxonwold;

Johannesburg.

Email: james@jellyfishtree.com

Tel: 0797794574

Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/mdUxB

Member of The South African Book Dealers Association.

Podcast: http://heritage99725.podomatic.com/entry/2015-10-07T00_43_45-07_00

Tripadvisor: https://goo.gl/Kw1RWa

News24: http://www.news24.com/Tags/People/james_findlay
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  • We met James at his shop after having celebrated a private birthday dinner at the Rand Club. He is a fascinating and delightful character who spent some time telling us about the Rand Club and his col...  more »
  • I have purchased several pieces of original artwork and books from James Findlay. The service was exceptional and professional as were the products on offer. I can highly recommend a visit to his shop...  more »
  • James Findlay's new destination bookstore at Rand Club in Johannesburg is a book lover's dream: the basement space in the iconic Rand Club draws you into what feels like a secret getaway where you for...  more »
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