Fran?Ois le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - En Sy Versameling Van Akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes
Parlementsbiblioteek, Kaapstad. 1973, Limited. (ISBN: 0621005789). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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, fresh, vibrant, lively, luxe. Volume II is marked: "Eerste Uitgawe". The book has a paper protective sheet. This in turn has a clear cellophane cover. The cloth covered boards, as with Volume I, are most agreeable. The top corners have shallow knocks. The contents are in exceptionally pleasing condition. The pages and illustration plates are genteel, chic, fresh, bursting with health, clean, clear, and oh so! seductive. A lovely set. fk. Fine/Poor.
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USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 357 | £UK 314.25 | JP¥ 43796]