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Auction #116 begins on 11 Jul 2024

Reunert (Theodore)

DIAMONDS AND GOLD IN SOUTH AFRICA

Published: J.C. Juta & Co., Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg, 1893

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242 pages, folding geological map, folding 'General Plan of the Diamond Fields, Griqualand West', 30 other plates and plans, original red cloth gilt. The cloth is stained and dull, front hinge split but holding on the ties, plate at page 62 has been repaired with tape and this is now stained, plates at pages 66 & 110 loose and with small tears at the fore edges.

Mendelssohn (Sydney) South African Bibliography, volume 1, page 210, 'An account of the Diamond Fields, &c., brought up to date, and including a number of statistics, &c. There is also an account of the Witwatersrand and the De Kaap gold fields, the latter having been compiled by Mr P.A. Ogilvie. Several articles on the gold fields were contributed by other writers.'

  • Overall Condition: Fair
  • Size: 8vo (220 x 145 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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