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Young (Sir William Lawrence)

A TRIP TO THE CITY OF GOLD.

Published: Imprynted at the Bedford Press, London, 1898 (i.e. 1900 )

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Being the misleading title of a paper read before Ye Steer of odd volumes. February 18, 1898 by Sir William Lawrence Young. Dramatist to Ye Sette

61, [1] , blue paper wrappers – paperback, uncut edges, a very good copy.

Half title reads: Privately printed opuscula issued to members of the Sette of Odd Volumes No XLVI

Limitation reads: This edition is limited to 199 copies and is imprynted for private circulation only. Presented to John B. Wainewright.

John B. Wainewright was a British Author

Opposite the title page: Address to his Oddship. Xmas 1900

Cover title: A trip to the City of Gold. Being a simple and veracious account of an adventure of discovery. Describes a journey to Johannesburg

Only 4 copies listed in A South African Bibliography vol. 4 page 845

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 16mo (150 x120mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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