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[Burchell (W.J.)]


Published: The Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg, 1938

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Volume One, THE BACHAPINS OF LITAKUN, Collotype Reproductions with Descriptive
Text, Edited by Helen M, McKay.

Gubbins Trust Publications – No.1.

Frontispiece portrait, map, 19 (4 in colour) collotype reproductions with descriptive text opposite, original half red leather titled gilt along the spine, red buckram cloth
sides – the leather is lightly water stained at the base of the spine, marbled endpapers, sprinkled
page edges, a good copy in the dust jacket which is now preserved in Brodart protector hence the glare on the photograph.

Number 260 of an edition limited to 300 copies of which 26 – 300 are for sale.

With the original invoice from the Johannesburg bookseller Fred Rose loosely inserted.


  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: Large 4to (60 x 265 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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