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Shepherd, John

In the Shadow of the Drakensberg. The story of East Griqualand and its people

Published: T W Griggs & Co, Durban , 1976

Edition: First

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Although it is short, this is one of the few authoritative books on the Griquas under Adam Kok III and their trek to and settlement in Nomansland (East Griqualand), as well as on the early white settlers in the area.

The dustjacket is price-clipped and chipped and stained at the top. The green Skivertex boards, gilt to the front and spine, are in almost new condition and the binding is tight, even stiff. The plain endpapers and v + 185 pp of text, map, photographs numbered with the text, appendixes, bibliography and index are unmarked and undiscoloured.

  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 225 x 160
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/0486 or 0027 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft, or, for overseas buyers, PayPal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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