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Francois le Vaillant - Traveller in South Africa and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 (Limited Edition)

Published: Library of Parliament, Cape Town, 1973

Edition: First - Limited

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Copy number 868 of an English edition limited to 2,500 copies. Complete two volume set. Original blue buckram boards 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 the colour plate section. There are 165 full page full colour plates plus 11 further colour illustrations and two folding maps. CONDITION DETAILS: The books themselves are internally clean and attractive. The bindings have a little wear and light soil marks - see images provided.
  • Binding Condition: A bit of wear + soiling
  • Overall Condition: A reasonable set
  • Size: 312mm x 233mm
  • 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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