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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Bell, N.

Heroes Of Discovery In South Africa

Published: Walter Scott, London, n.d. (1899)

Edition: 1st

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With sixty illustrations, and thirteen chapters ranging from the discovery of the Cape, to the travels of Vaillant, Sparrman, Barrow, Moffat's work in Namaqaland, Livingstone's early discoveries, Galton and Andersson in South-West Africa, Burton, Speke, Grant, and the discoveries of Lakes Tanganyika and Albert N'Yanza, Karl Mauch, Western Equatorial Africa and its explorers, Livingstone's last journey and death, Cameron's journey across Africa, Stanley's journey from sea to sea, The Age of Gold, Rhodes, the Boer Revolt, etc..

Condition: pictorial blue boards in good condition, corners bumped, spine worn with fraying at ends, f.f.e.p. missing (hinge cracked),binding tender and cracked in at least two places, some extinct worm-holes on bottom hinge (inner and outer), 418pp., plus 16pp. adverts.

  • Binding Condition: good
  • Overall Condition: good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0833587398
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Preferably EFT's; alternatively PayPal (regret: no credit cards)
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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