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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

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Battiss (Walter)


Published: Red Fawn Press, Pretoria, No date (1942)

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Comprising, 1. The Art of the Yellow Man. 2. The Art of the Black Man. 3. The Art of the White Man

43 pages of text, 21 black and white plates, slightly worn decorated brown card wrappers - a good copy.

Private edition limited to 500 copies of which this is number 80.

From the foreword by the artist: This book is an introduction to the arts of three peoples of Southern Africa, and is the first book to be published in English in South Africa dealing with the arts and crafts of the Bantu and the art of the European.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (260 x 190 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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