The Lascaux Cave Paintings – Fernand Windels

R470.00

“The Prehistoric wall Paintings and wall engravings in the recently discovered cave of Lascaux,near Montignac in the Dordogne, are now recognized to be among the finest of all the achievements of their kind so far discovered.Author Fernand Windels initiated the first campaign to photograph these works of art. Text of this first description of the most important parietal works to be published, was written by Windels, in collaboration with Annette Laming-Emperaire. The volume includes a personal note by Henri Breuil, a preface by C.F.C. Hawkes, and an introduction by A. Leroid-Gourhan. Illustrated with numerous photographs, line drawings and diagrams”

Price: R470.00

Edition: First edition

Published: 1949

Publishers: Faber and Faber Ltd

Condition: Cloth hardcover in fair condition, with shelf wear on the corners of the cover and spine. Small marks on the back- and front covers. Gilt lettering on the cover and spine still clear. Dust jacket in poor condition, with significant tears and repairs visible – covered in a plastic sleeve. Light foxing on the end-papers, otherwise internally in very good condition – clean and tightly bound.

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“The Prehistoric wall Paintings and wall engravings in the recently discovered cave of Lascaux,near Montignac in the Dordogne, are now recognized to be among the finest of all the achievements of their kind so far discovered.Author Fernand Windels initiated the first campaign to photograph these works of art. Text of this first description of the most important parietal works to be published, was written by Windels, in collaboration with Annette Laming-Emperaire. The volume includes a personal note by Henri Breuil, a preface by C.F.C. Hawkes, and an introduction by A. Leroid-Gourhan. Illustrated with numerous photographs, line drawings and diagrams”

Price: R470.00

Edition: First edition

Published: 1949

Publishers: Faber and Faber Ltd

Condition: Cloth hardcover in fair condition, with shelf wear on the corners of the cover and spine. Small marks on the back- and front covers. Gilt lettering on the cover and spine still clear. Dust jacket in poor condition, with significant tears and repairs visible – covered in a plastic sleeve. Light foxing on the end-papers, otherwise internally in very good condition – clean and tightly bound.

Additional information

Weight 1.370 g