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Ken Donaldson

Donaldson's Cape Peninsula Directory (1931)

Published: Ken Donaldson & Cape Times Ltd., Cape Town, 1931

Edition: First Edition

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Publisher's red cloth boards with pictorial insets to the front and rear panels.

xvi + 642pp. Light wear along the edges. Internally clean. Binding very good.

Donaldson's Cape Peninsula Directory for the year 1931. Including all suburbs between Sea Point and Plumstead, also separate compilations for Airley, Athlone, Camps Bay, Clifton, Constantia, Diep River, Fish Hoek, Glencairn, Grassy Park, Heathfield, Hout Bay, Kalk Bay, Kommetje, Lakeside, Lansdowne, Maitland, Milnerton, Muizenberg, Noordhoek, Ottery, Parow, Philippi, Pinelands, Retreat, Robben Island, St. James, Simonstown, Southfield, Wetton, Wildschutsbrand and Woltemade.   

Contains a mine of information on Cape History of the period, including:

Information on Cape Town and Suburban Streets, A Key to Motor Letters of the different Districts and Towns, Registered P.O. Boxes, Telegraphic Addresses, Buildings and Chambers, Alphabetical list of Cape Town Residents and Traders, Towns and Villages in Cape Province. Contemporary adverts at the front and rear of the text.

Ken Donaldson published the first South Africa Who's Who in 1907. This is a first edition of the thriteenth issue of his Directory (1931) which was initially known as the Cape Town and Suburban Directory in its first years of publication.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 4to. (25 x 19cm)
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
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  • Country: South Africa
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