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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

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Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : A Study of the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795-1837

By: Lewcock, Ronald

Price: $66.50

Publisher: A A Balkema, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46jw

Condition: Good


451 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing, marks and scuffing from handling, shelving and storage. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are elegant. They do have some light shelving marks and wear to the edges and corners. They are sturdy, sound, healthy. The contents are mild-mannered. The papertrims have some sunning, some foxing. This often intrudes on to the page edges - but timidly so. The pages also have occasional user wear about the corners. The pages are clean, clear, benevolent, conscientious, proud, even affectionate. Please note that due... View more info

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Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : A Study in the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795 - 1837

By: Lewcock, Ronald

Price: $66.50

Publisher: A. A. Balkema: 1963

Seller ID: 21ll

Condition: Good


jacket is worn, chipped and creased. foxing and marks. a very heavy copy, may require extra postage unless posted within South Africa. minor damp stains on page ends. binding is intact. fairly good copy.[SK][INF55]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : A Study of the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795 - 1837

By: Lewcock, Ronald

Price: $83.60

Publisher: A.A. Balkema: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aevd

Condition: Good


the jacket is shelf worn and creased, some tears. mild tanning and foxing. ownership inscription. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa : A Study of the Interaction of Two Cultures 1795-1837

By: Lewcock, Ronald

Price: $76.00

Publisher: A A Balkema, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bpjc

Condition: Good


451 pages (complete). A contented, passive copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks. They are passive and benign. Within, the frontispage has a previous owner signature. The frontis and later pages are blushed with foxing. The final page has storage wear. The page trims are foxed. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable, confident, diligent, benevolent and generous.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa

By: Lewcock, Ronald

Price: $237.50

Publisher: A.A. Balkema: 1963

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6ovdi

Condition: Very Good


This is limited edition number 32 of 200 copies produced and has been bound in 1/4 leather. Signed by the author, Ronald Lewcock on the limitation page. From the collection of Frank Bradlow - a well known South African author - whose ex-libris plate is under the front board. The dust jacket is shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remains bright and whole. The boards are rubbed but are strong and sturdy. Internally, there is some light foxing on the end pages, but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and presents handsomely in... View more info