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An Old Resident [W. Moister]

Africa: Past and Present (1879)

Published: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1879

Edition: First Edition

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"A concise Account of the Country, its History, Geography, Explorations, Climates, Productions, Resources, Population, Tribes, Manners, Customs, Languages, Colonisation, and Christian Missions. By an Old Resident. With Map and Illustrations."

vii + 387pp. With fold-out map at front and sixteen plates in text (all present). Publisher's green cloth pictorial binding with titles in gilt.

'This compilation deals with the whole of the African continent, the information afforded being taken partly from the author's own experiences in Southern and Western Africa, and partly from accounts of voyages and travels from the earliest times up to the date of publication. Eighty-six pages are devoted to an account of Southern Africa, and some description of the Portuguese territory in South-East Africa will be found in the section entitled "Eastern and Central Africa." ' - Mendelssohn Vol.II, page 34.

  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
  • Contact Person: Armandt Marais
  • Country: South Africa
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