Lot #21/09 A breath from the veldt by John Guille Millais
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R1,200.00 ZAR

This auction has been sold to Greg Tarr at R1,200.00 .

Lot #21/09 A breath from the veldt by John Guille Millais .... with numerous illustrations by the author and frontispiece by the Late Sir J.E. Millais. Among the finest "travel-art" book published on Southern Africa. Millais describes travel, camping & hunting experiences in the interior of South Africa & what is today Botswana & Zimbabwe. Illustrated with many full page plates (on a special heavy paper) & numerous smaller illustrations. The illustrations depict all aspects of nature - landscapes, animals, birds, as well as some native studies. A superb reprint of this large format book in the exact size of the original (40 cm x 30 cm). Copy no. 223 of a limited edition of only 750 numbered copies, contained in a specially made cardboard box. Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia, 1974. Facsimile edition of the first edition of 1895, with additional frontispiece & publishers’ introduction. Folio. Full decorative cloth. Pp. (x),x,236, frontispiece (portrait), 12 black / white plates, illustrations. A couple of small marks on covers, foxing on first few & last few pages, box foxed & a bit damaged. Good+ A heavy book. Reserve price: R1200.00 bids welcome

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