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Skotnes (Cecil) and Gray (Stephen)

THE ASSASSINATION OF SHAKA (De luxe edition signed by the artist and the poet)

By Mhlangane Dingane and Mbopa on 22 September 1828 at Dukuza by which act the Zulu Nation first lost its empire. A portfolio of 43 original woodcuts with text by Stephen Gray.

Published: McGraw-Hill, Johannesburg, 1974

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Unpaginated, 43 coloured woodcuts, the captions are printed on separate sheets, oatmeal textured cloth boards with dark brown vignette on the upper cover, housed in a matching slipcase, a very good copy.

This Limited de luxe edition contains an original woodcut by the artist and is no 64 of 250 copies signed by the artist and the poet.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: folio (350 x 250 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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