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Pietermaritzburg

A City of Industrial Opportunity

Published: The Pietermaritzburg Publicity Association, Pietermartizburg, 1935

Edition: 1st

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40pp. Very good to very good (+) publisher’s original thin brown card covers with titles in black on the front cover. Stapled at spine as issued. With 30 black and white illustrations, 6 sketch plans, one map in the text and a very large coloured folding map (80cm x 45cm) at the rear. The text and folding map are in very good (+) condition.

This book covers: Pietermaritzburg as and Industrial Centre; Climatic Advantages;Health Conditions; Cost of Living; Transport Facilities;Labour Supply; Established Industries; Water Supply; Rainfall; Temperature; Population; Municipal Rates; Electricity Supply Tariffs; Raw Materials. There are 6 plans showing land reserved for industrial development. A scarce book. There are no other copies offered for sale worldwide. The only copies I can find is one in the National Library of South Africa and six other copies in national and university libraries in  Europe and the USA

  • Jacket Condition: N/A
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 29cm x 23cm
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 020 8997 9894
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal
  • Trade Associations: PBFA IOBA


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