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05 Mar 2020 16:30 GMT

Fitzpatrick (Sir Percy)

JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD (Scarce uncorrected 5th Impression)

Published: Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1908

Edition: 1st Edition, 5th Impression

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xvi plus 474pp. Re-backed retaining original cover cloth. New EPs. Tissue reinforcements and repairs done to two pages. A well restored copy. Pages 65, 337, 457 have the uncorrected marginal illustrations of the dung-beetle pushing the dung-ball with its front legs and page 316 depicts Snowball the horse being helped up an impossibly high river embankment. These are the same illustrations that appeared in the first impression before corrections were made. This then is a mysteriously uncorrected fifth Impression.

Scarce.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 220mm x 170mm x 47mm
  • Sold By: Booktown Africana
  • Contact Person: Chris Shelton
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: booktownafricana@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0679155808
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), PAYPAL. Regret no Credit Card facility.
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