Lot #25/08 The paintings of Norman Lighton for Roberts Birds of South Africa
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R700.00 ZAR

This auction has been sold to Roger F at R700.00 .

Lot #25/08 The paintings of Norman Lighton for Roberts Birds of South Africa Plates from original paintings by Norman C.K. Lighton edited by A.V. Bird. Very large format book of plates commissioned for the first edition of Roberts Birds. A brief introductory text is followed by the plates, with bird names opposite. These plates have been reproduced in the original size of the paintings done by Lighton & are far more appealing than those reduced for the original, smaller format book. Cape Town, South African Natural History Publication Company, (c. 1976). First edition. Elephant folio. Cloth. Unpaginated, 51 colour plates, portraits. Tape-marks on end-papers, some foxing, plates good & clean. Good+ Reserve price: R600.00 bids welcome

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