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SA Auction #83 begins on 18 Jun 2020

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John Mackenzie

AUSTRAL AFRICA - Losing it or Ruling it. 1887 1st Ed.

Published: Sampson Low Marston Searle & Rivington, London, 1887

Edition: 1st

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2 vols.

xii + 514pp. + viii + 525pp. + [ii]. Mounted phototype port. frontis., port. frontis., 25 plates, 4 ills., 2 folding maps.

Original brown cloth with illustations of a map to upper boards, spines and edges slightly bumped and marked.

Mendelssohn Vol. 1

‘This work affords the best detailed historical account of the events which led to the inclusion of Bechuanaland amongst the British colonies of South Africa-the first step towards the retention of the hinterland of the Cape for the empire.

Ex Boshof Libray with usual marks and stamps.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
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