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Henry Brooks- Edited by Dr. R.J.Mann

NATAL; A History and Description of the Colony

Published: L.Reeve & Co, Henrietta Street-London, 1876

Edition: First Edition

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Including its Natural Features, Productions, Industrial Condition and Prospects.

Original maroon boards with gilt lettering to spine, and being Natal; A History and Description of the Colony: Including its Natural Features, Productions, Industrial condition and prospects. Edited by Dr. R.J.Mann.

Coloured Frontispiece(Palmiet River) with tissue guard, A further 15 illustrations occur in the book including some full colour flora plates-Physical and Topgraphical Map of the Colony/Plan of the Inner Bay or Harbour/Sandstone Wall on the Shoulder of Pietermaritzburg Table Mountain/Mines at the Diamond Fields on the Vaal River/The Valley of the Umgeni/The Lower Falls at Howick/Glade at Aliceville/Euphorbia Caput-Medusae/Arduinia Grandiflora/Scarlet Cyrtanthus/Thunbergia Natalitia/Portrait of Langalibalele, Chief of the Amahlubi Kaffirs/Mission onn the Hills near Verulam and Kranzekop,overlooking the Tugela Valley.

326 pages text plus a 16 page advertisement slot. Very clean copy.

  • Jacket Condition: Boards-No Dustcover
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good-All 16 illustrations & Plates
  • Size: 15 X 23cm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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