Lot #9/13 two brilliant gems
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R250.00 ZAR

This auction has been sold to christine at R250.00 .

Lot #9/13 two brilliant gems Guns, germs & steel: the fates of human societies by Jared Diamond. A brilliant work on world history by a Professor of Physiology at UCLA. Includes a chapter on how Africa became black. This paperback  edition contains a new preface. New York, W.W. Norton & Co., 1999. First USA paperback edition. 8vo. Card covers. Pp. 480, black / white photo-plates, portraits, illustrations, maps. Well read, with corners creased. Good. …. together with …. Creators: from Chaucer to Walt Disney by Paul Johnson. Another brilliant author on aspects of man’s creative brilliance. He looks at creative genius through the ages and all spheres of artistic endeavour. Dürer, Turner, Hokusai, Bach, Jane Austen T.S. Eliot, Dior, Picasso & Disney are a few of those assessed. London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson,2006. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. (vii), 310. Paper browned. Good+ For the pair sold as a collection Reserve price: R190.00 bids welcome

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