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SA Auction #102 begins on 06 Oct 2022

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Edited by J.C. Quinton and text by Vernon S. Forbes + Percival Kirby

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: First - Limited

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Housed in a custom made slip case hand built by Peter Carstens covered with blue book cloth and hand marbled paper and leather trim.

Copy number 1502 of the English edition limited to 2,500 copies.

Complete set in two volumes.

Original blue buckram bindings with gilt titling on the spines and the upper boards. Decorated end papers. Volume one has xx prelims, 172 text pages, followed by the colour plate section. Volume two has xiv prelims, 181 text pages, followed by the colour plate section.

There are a total of 165 full page colour plates plus 11 other colour illustrations and two folding maps.

CONDITION DETAILS: A clean and attractive set that has been carefully looked after.

  • Binding Condition: Clean
  • Overall Condition: Clean + attractive
  • Size: 312mm x 230mm
  • 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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