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Brenthurst Second Series. Ten volumes. COMPLETE SET

Published: The Brenthurst Press, Johannesburg, 1985 - 1994

Edition: First edition

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Complete set of the ten volumes of the Second Brenthurst series, published between 1985-1994. All matching height, original cloth in dust jackets. All books are in very good to fine condition, no signs of prior ownership, some slight rubbing & fraying of some dust jackets. Each volume contains a few hundred pages, very well illustrated with original artworks, graphics, portraits & maps (many in colour). Subjects as diverse as travel, nature, art, biography, history, military history. Mostly not otherwise available, much of the material from original manuscripts in the collection of the Brenthurst Library, each volume edited or written by an expert in the field. All the books printed in limited editions of 1000 copies only. Complete details follow: #1. \"Livingstone letters, 1843-1872\", edited by Maurice Boucher. #2. \"John Blades Currey, 1850-1900\", edited by Phillida Brooke Simons. #3. Melton Prior, 1895-1900\", by Jane Carruthers. #4 & #5. \"Robert Jacob Gordon: Cape travels, 1777-1786\", Two volumes. Edited by Peter E. Raper & Maurice Boucher. #6. \"A soldier in South Africa, 1899-1902\", edited by S.B. Spies. #7. \"Thomas Baines: Eastern Cape sketches, 1848-1852\", by Jane Carruthers. #8. \"\'Vanity Fair\' in southern Africa, 1869-1914\", by Sonia Clarke. #9. \"Britain at the Cape, 1795-1803\", edited by Maurice Boucher & Nigel Penn. #10. \"The Cape of Good Hope, 1806-1872\", by Graham Viney & Phillida Brooke Simons. Condition of the books is near mint. However the dust jackets are a bit frayed at tops of spines and some have small closed tears elsewhere. Some of the jackets are also rubbed
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 4to
  • Sold By: ABC Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Dennis Slotow
  • Country: South Africa
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