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Gordon Cumming (Roualeyn)

FIVE YEARS' ADVENTURES IN THE FAR INTERIOR OF SOUTH AFRICA

Published: John Murray, London, 1857

Edition: New edition, revised and condensed

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(sub-titled at the head of the title page and on the spine, 'The Lion Hunter of South Africa').

A New Edition, Revised and Condensed. With Woodcuts.

378 + 32 pages publisher's catalogue dated June 1859, wood-engraved frontispiece and 17 plates, green blind stamped cloth, titled gilt on back - splitting and chipped at the top and bottom of the spine, hinges simply repaired with cellotape, inscription on the front free endpaper, embossed private library stamp on frontispiece, binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants on the rear paste-down endpaper.

Presentation inscription reads, 'Stuart Cloete from Philip Millin, to remind him of happy days in Johannesburg, August 1947,' Philip Millin (1888 - 1952) was a well-known jurist, author of legal texts and husband of Sarah Gertrude Millin.

 

  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo (195 x 125 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
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  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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