Author:Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin

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Image for François le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - en sy versameling van akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes

Fran├žois le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - en sy versameling van akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes

By: Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Parlementsbiblioteek, Kaapstad: 1973

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: bvtq

ISBN: 0621005789

Condition: Fine


Two volumes complete. Both books in Afrikaans throughout. Included in volume I are a number of press-cuttings about le Vaillant and this publication. The original sales invoice is also included. Volume I is hand-numbered 215 of a limited edition of 500 copies. This is a very smart and confident copy. The book does have a paper protective cover that is worn and torn all about. It is included. boards have some very mild wear and scuffing. They are neat and very healthy. The page trims have very, very mild handling marks. Otherwise, the contents are glorious. The pages are bright, tight, ... View more info

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Francois le Vaillant : Voyageur en Afrique Australe et sa collection 1781-1784 - 2 volumes

By: Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Biblioteque du Parlement, Le Cap: 1973

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: budx

ISBN: 0621005770

Condition: Fine


Two deluxe volumes. In French throughout. Francois le Vaillant was a traveller, zoologist, naturalist, ornithologist who was among the first to use colour plates for illustration. The two books are stunningly beautiful. Volume I: is hand-numbered 34 of a limited edition of 100 copies. It is fully bound in sea-blue calf leather. Gilt titling to front face and spine (elegant and luxe). The leather has some very, very slight storage scuffing. The leather is doux, very healthy and most attractive. The pages are gilt-trimmed. The trims gleam. The pages are exceptionally beautiful. Thick... View more info

Image for Francois le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - Volume I

Francois le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - Volume I

By: Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, Percival R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin ; Quinton, J C (Ed) ; Erasmus, P J J (trans)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Library of Parliament, Cape Town: 1973

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 11le

Condition: Fine


172 pages (text) plus illustration plates (complete). Hand-numbered 264 of a limited edition of 2500 copies. A most beautiful copy. The book has a paper protective sheet (much worn). The sea-blue boards are most handsome, elegant. Stamped gilt titling (fresh). The contents are in a wondrous condition. They are very clean, very clear, luxe, generous, bountiful, vivid, serene - as if new throughout! fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

Image for Francois le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - Volume I

Francois le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - Volume I

By: Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, Percival R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin ; Quinton, J C (Ed) ; Erasmus, P J J (trans)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Library of Parliament, Cape Town: 1973

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 10le

ISBN: 0621005797

Condition: Fine


172 pages (text) plus illustration plates (complete). Hand-numbered 264 of a limited edition of 2500 copies. A most beautiful copy. The book has a paper protective sheet (much worn). The sea-blue boards are most handsome, elegant. Stamped gilt titling (fresh). The contents are in a wondrous condition. They are very clean, very clear, luxe, generous, bountiful, vivid, serene - as if new throughout! fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info