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Francois le Vaillant - Traveller in South Africa and His Collection of 165 Water-Colour Paintings, 1781-1784

Published: Library of Parliament, Cape Town, 1973

Edition: Limited to 250 copies bound in leather

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Two volume set. The total print run was limited to 2,500 copies, but this set is copy number 101 of 250 de luxe copies that were bound in full leather with gilt edges.

Original full blue leather bindings with gilt titles on the spines. All edges gilt. Decorated end papers. Volume 1 has xx prelims, 172 text pages, followed by the colour plate section. Volume 2 has xiv prelims, 181 text pages, followed by the colour plate section. Two large folding maps. In addition to the 165 colour plates, there are 11 other full colour plates with general illustrations, portraits, etc.

CONDITION DETAILS: This set is lightly used with minor signs of use.

  • Binding Condition: Minor signs of use
  • Overall Condition: Clean and attractive
  • Size: 314mm x 240mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +27 11-624-1752
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Cash, Cheque deposits in Rands, bank transfers.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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