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The Field Intelligence Department, Cape Town

SOUTH AFRICAN ALMANAC

October 1902 to September 1903 The Field Intelligence Department, Cape Town

Published: Argus Printing and Published Co., Ltd, Cape Town, 1901

Edition: 1st

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26pp. Very good thin brown card covers with titles in black on the front cover. Stapled at spine as issued. Sraples a little rusty. The text is in very good condition. Ex-Imperial War Museum Library with a ‘Withdrawn’ stamp on the front free endpaper and another o the title page. Contains details of latitudes and longitudes of cities and towns in South Africa, variations of the compass, methods of finding the South Pole, a twelve page calendar for October 1901 - September 1902 with details of the daily sunrise and sunset, the moon’s phases and historical events, the climate, crops grown, distances by rail, the measurements of rifles, carbines and revolvers, military terms in Afrikaans and Dutch, rate of marching, a condensed first aid section, Useful Memoranda (including the Morse Code, the size of military camps and accommodation) etc. and a wages table.  Rare.

  • Jacket Condition: N/A
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 15cm x 1cm
  • 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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