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Members of the Mountain Club of South Africa

MOUNTAINEERING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Published: South African Railways Publicity Department, Argus P. &P. Co., Ltd., Cape Town, 1914

Edition: First

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64pp. Pictorial hardboard cover, cloth spine. B/W photo illustrations, line drawings.

Creases and wear to cover extremities. Contents are mostly clean throughout and securely bound. Rusty paper-clip mark to 4 pages.

'Attention has been drawn to the fact that the excellent opportunities for practice in South Africa of this and other sports have in the past been inadequately made known to the public at large, who would be glad to participate in the enjoyments of mountaineering did they but know of the excellent opportunities for this health-giving pastime in South Africa'

A rather Scarce early South African Railways Publication who by way of introduction in their popular publications of the time embraced some of the lesser known sports like mountaineering and Fly-fishing in South Africa, many of which are now highly sought after and prized literary collectibles. 

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 212 x 139 x 9mm
  • Sold By: Booktown Africana
  • Contact Person: Chris Shelton
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0685615292
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), PAYPAL. Regret no Credit Card facility.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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