South African and International Art, including a selection of works from prominent estates, Books, Jewellery, Oriental Works of Art and Wine

Online-Only Auction, 18 - 25 November 2019

Books
  • AC Kemp; The Biography of Claude Gibney Finch-Davies, 1875-1920: Observer, student and highly skilled illustrator of Southern African birds
  • AC Kemp; The Biography of Claude Gibney Finch-Davies, 1875-1920: Observer, student and highly skilled illustrator of Southern African birds
  • AC Kemp; The Biography of Claude Gibney Finch-Davies, 1875-1920: Observer, student and highly skilled illustrator of Southern African birds


Lot Estimate
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000

About this Item

AC Kemp
The Biography of Claude Gibney Finch-Davies, 1875-1920: Observer, student and highly skilled illustrator of Southern African birds

Published by the Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, 1976, from an edition of 1000 ordinary copies, this copy not numbered, hardcover with full colour illustrated dust jacket, 33 pages text, full colour Illustrations, endpapers illustrated with preparatory sketches in black and white.

Notes

Accompanied by portfolio of 12 bird illustration prints and title page with biographical information and key to birds illustrated, in paper cover with photograph of the artist. Species illustrated are: Knysna Loerie, Narina Trogon, Lilacbreasted Roller, Bokmakierie Shrike, Barn Owl, Lesser Kestrel, Helmeted Guineafowl, Whitefaced Duck, Blue Quail, Black Korhaan, Fish Eagle, Bateleur Eagle.



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