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Freeman Patterson

Namaqualand Garden of the Gods - (Inscribed and Signed)

Published: Human & Rousseau, Cape Town, 1993

Edition: First South African Edition

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Perhaps nowhere else on the face of the earth is the season of spring welcomed by nature with such extravagant exuberance as it is in Namaqualand, a region in South Africa's Cape Province. Spring's universal affirmation of life is proclaimed here with unique intensity; fields are turned into floral seas of gold, purple, and white: valleys become like giant canvasses, splashed with mauve, pink,and magenta: harsh cliffs and rocky outcroppings are dressed in delicate green and blue. Landscapes that at other times of the year remind one of the arid, forbidding moonscape burst into such prodigious and unexpected bloom as to surpass even the highest flights of fantasy...

Hardback with Dustcover over boards- Inscribed and signed to front endpaper.128 pages text with supporting stunning photographs. Fine.

  • Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 24.5 X 30cm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: info@qwbooks.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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