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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Clarke, James (ed.)

Like It Was - The Star 100 Years In Johannesburg - 1887-1987; AND: Johannesburg Eenhonderd Jaar

Published: The Star, Johannesburg, 1987/1986

Edition: 1st softcover/1st hardcover

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"Like It Was": A very interesting collection of press cuttings from The Star, from the time of the Boer Republic to the height of Apartheid in the 1980's; 245pp.

"Johannesburg Eenhonderdjaar" (in Afrikaans): Covers the period 1886 to 1986 - superb pictorial history of Africa's greatest city: with many old photographs of the gold rush period and early settlers, through to the P.W.Botha era; 328pp.

Condition: first item: softcover in good condition, spine creased/faded, and some edge wear. The gummed binding is generally good, though with a tendency to crack when opening, due to ageing. Second item: book, very good and clean throughout, binding tight. Jacket: worn with chipped edges and a few patches of loss at extremities.

  • Jacket Condition: -/fair
  • Binding Condition: good
  • Overall Condition: good
  • Size: 4to
  • 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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