Rowland Ward's "Game Animals of Africa" : A Portfolio of 12 Fine Art Plates
Rowland Ward (Southern Africa) (Pty) Ltd. 1979, Limited. Softcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Abbott, Clare. 12 plates. The collection is numbered 23 of a limited set of 100. All hand-numbered. All signed by Clare Abbott. All have an impressed publisher's badge. These full colour plates are after the originals from the 1899 publication, "The Great and Small Game of Africa". The plates are of: 1 - Bongo, Sitatunga, Bushbuck ; 2 - Dwarf Buffalo, Southern Buffalo, Northern Buffalo; 3 - Cheetah, King Cheetah, Leopard; 4 - Uganda Kob, White-Eared Kob, Western Kob, Puku ; 5 - Reticulated Giraffe, Rothschild Giraffe, Masai Giraffe, Southern Giraffe ; 6 - Black Rhinoceros, Square-Mouthed or White Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Red-Billed Oxpecker ; 7 - White-Bearded Gnu, Blue or Brindled Gnu, Black or White-Tailed Gnu ; 8 - Giant or Royal Sable, Roan, Addax, Sable ; 9 - Defassa Waterbuck, Nile Lechwe, Red Lechwe, Common Waterbuck ; 10 - Springbuck, Dorcas Gazelle, Red-Fronted Gazelle, Thomson's Gazelle ; 11 - Western Hartebeest, Cokes Hartebeest, Jackson's Hartebeest, Swaynes' Hartebeest ; 12 - Common Reedbuck, Bohor Reedbuck, Impala, Mountain Reedbuck, Angolan or Black-Faced Impala. Waxed paper introduction sheet. The plates are sound, sure, healthy. Some have very light flashes of foxing to the extreme rims. A gentle, placid, serene set. All plates are housed in a plastic wallet. This in turn in housed in a titled board case. This is a little grubby, worn, scuffed. It is sturdy, assured of purpose. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Keywords: Abbott, Clare