Taverns of the Wild -
The Directors' Collection Limited, Johannesburg. 1993, Limited. (ISBN: 0620176091). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Various. 165 pages (complete). Landscape format. Fully bound in leather. Gilt titling on the face and spine. Spine has five ridges. Housed in a firm black plastic slipcase (very, very slightly worn from shelving). Numbered 144 of a limited edition of 1250 copies. Signed by Hugh Lendrum, the publisher. This is the final and fourth title in a series of what was intended to be nine titles. Alas, John Richardson, the original publisher and visionary behind the series, died before completion of this volume. It was published in his memory. This is a quite simply RAVISHING book of artwork, drawings and sketches and photographs of African wildlife by South African artists. Each protective sheet is decorated with spider web design. A very smart leather bookmarker is attached. Prints from works by the following artists: Kobus MÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â
¶ ller, Clive Kay, Kim Donaldson, Simon Combes, Johan van Rensburg, Dino Paravano, Tony Butler, Sheila Santilhano, Rob MacIntosh, Gabbi Stubbe, Ingrid Weiersbye, Craig Bone, Eric Forlee, Trish Perrevos, Graeme Arnott, Patricia Vaughan, Philip Huebsch, Robin Kearney, Robert Campbell, Henk Vos, Marge Maggs, Larry Norton, Vic Andrews, Ma Peter Fogarty, Ted Hoefsloot, Louis Audie, Bert Lewington, Charl MÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â
¶ ller, Fuz Caforio, Johan Gericke, Paul Wiles, Valerie Ettershank, Randall McKissick, Bob Kuhn, Mort Solberg, Paul Bosman, Lindsay Scott, Guy Coheleach, Jack Swanepoel, Roy Keeler, Jean Abrie, Anthony Gibbs, Heather Klette. Paper is Scheufelen-Phoenix-Imperial Half-Matt White 300 gsm 100% acid free. EXCEPTIONAL CARE and DEVOTION have been used in producing this EXTRAORDINARILY THRILLING book. Each print is on the facing page. The condition of this copy is FABULOUS. The contents are wonderfully fresh, bright, vivid, visceral, evocative, fine, dramatic. Shiveringly clean, clear - enough to make any wildlife enthusiast and/or booklover tremble with pleasure. Please note that the book is very heavy. Should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charge may be made. fk. As New/No Jacket. Signed.
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