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SA Auction #106 begins on 13 Apr 2023

US Auction #15 begins on 03 May 2023

Green (Lawrence G.)

LIKE DIAMOND BLAZING (Uncorrected proof copy)

The story of the diamonds of South Africa and the men who sought and found and stole diamonds in strange places

Published: Robert Hale, London, 1967

Edition: Uncorrected proof

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204 pages, pink light  card wrappers (paperback) - slightly soiled and faded - with an Uncorrected  Proof stamp on the upper cover and without the illustrations in the published  version.

The last of the six books by Lawrence Green published in London after  World War II (his first six books were published in England before the War).

The book is a compilation of new chapters and chapters reprinted or re-worked  from Green's Howard Timmins titles. For example 'Cornell's Secret' is  reprinted from Something Rich and Strange (1962). 'Diamond Road' is re-worked  from So Few Are Free (1946). 

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo (215 x 140 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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