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SA Auction #85 begins on 10 Sep 2020

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Kemp, Dr. Alan (Text) + Finch-Davies, Claude Gibney (Illustrations)

Gamebirds & Waterfowl of Southern Africa (One of 26 Presentation Copies)

A collection of 68 water-colours by C.G. Finch-Davies, originally commissioned to illustrate Lt.-Col. Boyd Robert Horsbrugh's 1912 volume "The Game-Birds and Water-Fowl of South Africa"

Published: Winchester Press, Johannesburg, 1986

Edition: One of 26 copies - First

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This is copy "E" of 26 Presentation volumes lettered A to Z. Guy Winchester-Gould was at the helm of the Winchester Press at the time and reserved four of the presentation copies for himself and his family.

Housed in the original slip case with marbled paper and leather trim to match the binding.

The original binding by master craftsman Peter Carstens is done with dark blue leather, a title label on the spine and hand made marbled paper.

Light coloured textured end papers. 190 pages, colour frontis, two sepia photographic portraits plus a further 68 colour plates, foreword by Patrick Horsbrugh and a biographical essay by F.C. Barnicoat.

CONDITION DETAILS: A well looked after and clean copy.

  • Binding Condition: Clean
  • Overall Condition: An attractive copy
  • Size: 308mm x 235mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
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