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VRS 1 #30. Pages xxxix + 264 with 17 plates and 4 maps (2 foldout). Internally clean and tightly bound. (CT-TY-ESY-U13). N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Journals of Andrew Geddes Bain Trader, ...
Editorial: Van Riebeeck Society
Año de publicación: 1949
Encuadernación: Cloth and Board
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción (Cape Town: The Van Riebeeck Society, 1949), 1949. Volume number 30 in the Society's first series. 8vo; original grey cloth, with spine lettered in blue and publisher's monogram in blue to upper board; pp. xxxix + (i) + 264, incl. index; frontis. portrait and plates, incl. folding; maps, incl. folding. Bottom fore-corners bumped; some foxing to edges, endpapers and outermost leaves, occasional fox spot elsewhere; earlier owners' name and book label to front endpaper. Very good condition. Andrew Geddes Bain (1797-1864) was "road-builder, geologist, explorer, trader, soldier, writer and artist . Utterly fearless and powerfully built, with twinkling blue eyes, he was one of the most versatile men of his day, his contributions to posterity covering many fields. An explorer who travelled far and wide, years before the Voortrekkers set out for the unknown north, he helped, through his publications, to open up the country. His humorous Kaatjie Kekkelbek is part of the national tradition, and his drawings, three of which are in the Africana museum, Johannesburg, have become treasured Africana." - DSAB I, pp. 35-38. Nº de ref. de la librería 9778
Descripción The Van Riebeeck Society, 1949. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. No Jacket. The boards are shelf-rubbed and edge-worn, and the spine is rather marked. The corners of the boards are knocked ever so slightly inwards. Internally, a previous owner's signature can be found on the front end page in black ink and there is some marking on the back end page and pastedown. There is some extremely faint foxing throughout. Apart from this, the pages are clean, crisp and complete. Altogether strongly bound and handsome. Nº de ref. de la librería orbr
Descripción Cape Town, 1949. XXXIX,264 pp. 17 plts & 2 maps. Cloth. With library marks. Nº de ref. de la librería 96439
Descripción The Van Riebeeck Society, 1949. Estado de conservación: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 5723054
Descripción Cape Town, 1949 Cloth. With maps and plates. XXXIX, 264 pp. - (Van Riebeeck Society). Nº de ref. de la librería 32780
Descripción Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town. First Edition. V.R.S. #30. A fine copy in the original Society grey cloth bindings. Nº de ref. de la librería 45152
Descripción Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town, 1949. First Edition. A fine copy in the original pale grey Society binding. INSCRIBED presentation copy "To Proferssor Percival R. Kirby. With gratitude for your interest and encouragement from the editor." signed and dated Rondebosch March 9th 1950. Nº de ref. de la librería 71792