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Shaw, Barnabas

Memorials of South Africa (De luxe edition)

Published: C. Struik, Cape Town, 1970

Edition: Limited 2nd impression

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This is the 34th volume in the Africana Collectanea series. Copy number 36 of only 50 copies in the de luxe leather binding The total print run of this edition is 1,000 copies, including the standard edition. Most of the titles in this series are facsimiles of the early first edition Africana rarities, but according to the publisher, this title is NOT a facsimile of the 1820 London edition, but the 2nd impression of the 1820 edition. Original brown leather spine and corners with a green title label on the spine with gilt titling and the publisher's device on the upper board. Frontis portrait of the author,xvii prelims, 289 pages. CONDITION DETAILS: The binding has a few scuff marks, the paper has some toning, especially the first and last few pages and there is a bookseller label on the free front end paper.
  • Binding Condition: A few small wear marks
  • Overall Condition: A clean copy
  • Size: 222mm x 143mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +27 11-624-1752
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Cash, Cheque deposits in Rands, bank transfers.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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