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Johannesburg Centenary

Johannesburg One Hundred Years - deluxe edition signed by two former mayors

Published: Chris van Rensburg Publications, Johannesburg, 1986

Edition: First Edition

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Publisher's full-leather binding with gilt titles on front panel and spine. Full-leather slipcase with velvet-lined interior. Gilt page edges.

Deluxe edition limited to 250 copies signed by both the then-serving mayor Harold Rudolph (1986-87) and the immediate past mayor C. E. Fabel (1985-86).

Harold Rudolph's tenure as mayor was exceptionally busy because of the Johannesburg centenary celebrations. According to his obituary of 2011 he attended about 1400 functions and delivered 800 speeches. At that stage he was also the city's youngest mayor, at the age of 38.

xii + 332pp. Illustrations in profusion. Near fine condition.

Published to commemorate the first 100 years (1886-1986) since the founding of the Golden City.

  • Binding Condition: Near Fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 32 x 25cm
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
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  • Country: South Africa
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