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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Battiss (Walter)

HOME-COMING, Ten Drawings by Walter Battis. (Presentation copy)

Published: Red Fawn Press, Pretoria, No date

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Unpaginated - title page, one page foreword and 10 full-page drawings, 12 leaves in all, stapled binding, original card covers, a very good copy.

The foreword is initialled by the artist with his initials W.B.

Presentation inscription on the title page reads, 'To Maurice, with all the best wishes from the greatest success of your own book! Walter. October 1945.'

Also signed by M.G.Geen, 27.10.1945 on the title page and on the front flap. Battis was art master at Pretoria Boys High School for thirty years where Maurice Geen was a colleague and friend.

(Date of printing W.P. - 49 400 - 12/10/45)

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: Small 4to (235 x 180 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
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  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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