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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Wallis, J. P. R.

FORTUNE MY FOE

The story of Charles John Andersson, African Explorer, (1827-1867)

Published: Jonathan Cape, 1936

Edition: First Edition

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First Edition, hardcover Octavo bound in Sea Green cloth boards, and has 412 pages.

Gilt titling to the spine, and has a pictorial map on the front/back end-papers. Head/heal and corners are a bit bumped and have some slight rubbing along the edges.

Jacket Condition: Good. Price clipped, with some small chips on the top/bottom spine and has rubbing along the folds and edges, also has some marks on the front/back cover.

The book contains a Foreword by The Rt. Hon. General J. C. Smuts, and seven black and white illustrations (Three done by Thomas Baines), and a Frontispiece of Charles John Andersson.  

Some foxing can be seen towards the front/back of the book. Overall, the book and binding are in very good condition.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 205 x 145 mm
  • Sold By: Bookdealers cc
  • Contact Person: Doron Locketz. Vivienne Yudaken.
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: info@bookdealers.co.za
  • Telephone: 011 7821101
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa, Diners, AMEX and Mastercard
  • Trade Associations: South African Bookdealers Association


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