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R 12 296
Lot 457
Battiss, Walter; The Artists of the Rocks

Lot Estimate
R 6 000 - 9 000
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R 12 296

About this Item

Battiss, Walter
The Artists of the Rocks
(1948). Pretoria: The Red Fawn Press, with 15 full colour plates, edition limited to 500 copies which this is no. 61, signed by the artist and H. Breuil, with inscription 'To Professor C. van Riet Lowe, with unusual pleasure, from Walter Battiss, Nov 1948' on the inside front cover, accompanied by two letters to Professor van Riet Lowe, cover and spine worn and dicoloured, some staining, water damage to some pages along spine

Notes

Battiss adhered additional hand-printed colour plates, from his own drawings, in the book making this a unique copy.

Professor Clarence van Riet Lowe (1894-1956) was Professor of Archaeology at the University of the Witswatersrand.


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