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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

US Auction #8 begins on 01 Sep 2021

Irma Stern

ZANZIBAR - LIMITED DE-LUXE SIGNED EDITION - Plus Ephemera

Published: J.L. Van Schaik, Pretoria, 1948

Edition: 1st. Limited De-Luxe

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No 21 of 150 specially bound copies signed by Stern of a total edition of 500 copies. Bound in the original 1/4 multicoloured rafia and beige cloth binding. Small 4to. With numerous tipped-in and in-texte monochrome illustrations. A fine bright copy of this scarce book. 

Loosely laid in to this book are:

a. A blank Christmas card with an Irma Stern nativity drawing printed on the obverse and with the printed inscription " Happy Xmas to you / Irma Stern". 17.5 x 12.5cms. 

b. A 2pp. folded catalogue of an early Stern exhibtion at the Bothner Gallery in 1944. An unillustrated list of the 54 Stern works on offer, priced in Guineas at prices unbelievable to the modern eye - ie. Zanzibar Oils at 85 Guineas!!

c. A set of 3 blank postcards with coloured reproductions of original unique Irma Stern ex-libris drawings on the front of each card. These were published by The Society of Bibliphiles in Cape Town in the year 2000.

  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: Small 4to.
  • Sold By: Ronald Levine - Modern First Editions
  • Contact Person: Ronald Levine
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 27 11 728-2044
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT for S.African customers and PayPal or Bank Transfer for overseas clients. I regret that I no longer accept Credit Cards..
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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