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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

A. R. Sawyer

Mining. Geological and general guide to the Murchison Range (Zoutpansberg District)

By Arthur Robert Sawyer, Late H.M's Inspector under the "Coal and Metalliferous Mines Act"

Published: John Heywood, London, 1892

Edition: First Edition

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96 pages, frontispiece portrait, 3 folding sketch plans of the Murchison Range (one showing all the claim holders), 4 folding section sketches, 3 photographic illustrations, pictorial brown cloth gilt.

"The author was for some period manager and engineer to a company in the Zoutpansberg District of the Transvaal, and gives an account of Leydsdorp and other settlements in the vicinity, and of the mining industry in this part of South Africa. there are also some chapters dealing with the fauna & flora, &c., and many interesting features of the low country."

Embossed gilt titles and lion's skull on the front board. A tight, clean copy.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8vo.
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
  • Contact Person: Armandt Marais
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: investmentbooks@webmail.co.za
  • Telephone: 018 294 3438
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