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Catalogue 43 Exploration And Travel #3407/2

[Le Vaillant (F.)]

FRANCOIS LE VAILLANT TRAVELLER IN SOUTH AFRICA

and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings. 1781-1784

Published: Cape Town, 1973

Stock Number: #3407/2

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2 volumes, large 4to (312 x 238 mm), volume 1: 172 pages of letterpress + 89 colour plates and 2 folding maps, volume 2: 181 pages of letterpress + 95 colour plates, blue cloth gilt, a very good set. Library of Parliament. Number 1901 of an English edition limited to 2,500 copies

As well as the watercolours these volumes contain articles on various aspects of Le Vaillant's life and work. Contributors include Matthys Bokhorst, Vernon Forbes, Ronald Lewcock and Dirk Visser, Percival Kirby, S.H. Skaife and A.M. Lewin Robinson.