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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Millais, John G. 
'WILD LIFE IN AFRICA'. HORSHAM: PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1928
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 USD
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79

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Millais, John G. 
'WILD LIFE IN AFRICA'. HORSHAM: PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1928
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Millais, John G. 
'WILD LIFE IN AFRICA'. HORSHAM: PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1928
Oblong folio (15 5/8 x 20 1/4 in.; 395 x 515 mm). Title printed in red and black, 20 collotype plates by E. W. Copnall, 9 of which hand-colored, on thick hand-made paper; without list of plates or limitations slip sometimes loosely inserted, edges curling slightly, some foxing. Original red cloth over boards, upper cover gilt-lettered, top edge gilt; edges rubbed with some fraying, particularly to head and tail of spine, some staining.
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Provenance

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (his sale, Christie's London, 27 January 2006, lot 748)

Catalogue Note

One of 30 copies printed. The Gloucester Copy. The images present here reproduce Millais' original drawings, made on the spot during several expeditions to Africa. 

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