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Lot #34/30 Echoes of African art: a century of art in South Africa compiled & introduced by Matsemela Manaka …. foreword by Es’kia Mphahlele. A scarce book on black art in South Africa, divided into three sections: traditional art, modern sculpture & modern paintings & graphic art. Reproduces work of Bhengu, Noria Mabasa, Pemba, David Koloane & Thami Mnyele. Johannesburg, Skotaville Publishers, 1987. First edition. Landscape format. 4to. Pp. 111, colour & other reproductions. Covers slightly dusty, previous ownership details on half-title, faint browning. Good+ Reserve price: R390.00 bids welcome
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