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Lestrade, G.P.

The Bantu Tribes of South Africa: vol. 1, section 1, plates I-XX: The Bavenda

Published: Alexander McGregor Memorial Museum, Kimberley, 1928

Edition: First edition

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The first part of this wonderful series of photographic studies by A.M. Duggan-Cronin on the Bavenda of the Transvaal, with an introductory article on the Bavenda & descriptive notes on the plates by Lestrade. For a crit on Duggan-Cronin & this volume specifically, see article by Michael Godby in KRONOS, vol. 36, no. 1 [2010]. He discusses the way these photographs are viewed by different generations & stratas of society. All of the plates in this book are illustrated in this article available on the internet. One 4to volume in original card covers, pp. 24 + 20 photographic plates, interleaved with page of brief explanation. Spine frayed, signature of Ina Abbott on front wrapper, a few page corners creased, foxing.
  • Binding Condition: Good+
  • Overall Condition: Good+
  • Size: 4to
  • Sold By: ABC Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Dennis Slotow
  • Country: South Africa
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