Lot #08/04 The artists of the rocks by Walter Battiss.
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R5,500.00 ZAR


 

Lot #08/04 The artists of the rocks by Walter Battiss. A really nice copy of Battiss’ most comprehensive study of San art, including his beautiful reproductions. Battiss was massively influenced by San art. Copy no. 8 of an edition of only 500 copies, signed by Battiss on the limitation page. Inscribed on front end-paper “To Marie, yours sincerely, Walter Battiss” within a pretty hand painted cartouche by Battiss. Pretoria, Red Fawn Press, (1948). First edition. 4to. Cloth. Dust jacket. Pp. 249,(1), colour plates (tipped in colour reproductions of Bushman rock art, painted by Battiss), uncoloured photo-plates, map. Dust jacket is very good, but frayed along the edges, some foxing. Good+ Reserve price: R5000.00 bids welcome

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