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Quinton, J.C., et al, editors

Francois Le Vaillant: Traveller in South Africa and His Collection of 165 Water-Colour Paintings, 1781-1784. Two Volumes in FULL LEATHER

Published: Cape Town, Library of Parliament, 1973

Edition: First edition

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Articles bl leading experts on Le Vaillant\'s travels, art, ornithology, descriptions of Bushmen, Hottentot & Bantu peoples. Contributors include Vernon S. Forbes & Percival R. Kirby. Two volumes. Copy no. 154 of the English language edition limited to 2500 copies, of which this is one of only 250 deluxe copies BOUND IN FULL BLUE LEATHER, all edges gilt. Pp. xx,172,(1) + xiv,181,(1), 165 colour plates, portraits, illustrations, folding maps. An excellent set, with no ownership marks, a few small signs of fishmoth damage on rear end-paper of volume #2
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 4to
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