Dorothy Una Ratcliffe. (Mrs McGrigor Phillips).

SOUTH AFRICAN SUMMER. 5000 Miles With A Car And Caravan-Trailer.

Published: Country Life, London, (1933)

Edition: 1st

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Inscribed thus: "For Bobbie, having met both the Authoress and the Laird. ??? 1933". Signature not clear, could be 'Dorothy', but maybe not. View image.

Ochre cloth boards. 189pp illustrated b/w photos. foldout map at rear.

A sound reading copy, contents are clean, boards marked, map intact with no tears.

Yorkshire Authoress was quite prolific authoring over 20 books, many on travel. As Mrs McGrigor Phillips she and her husband (the Laird) travelled by steamer with her car (a 24hp Buick), and Marigold (the custom-made caravan), to South Africa for her holiday. They toured from Cape Town, through the Western Cape, along the coast through the Eastern Cape, past the Transkei and Tembuland, through Natal, finishing with a dose of malaria in the Valley Of A Thousand Hills.
  • Binding Condition: sound
  • Overall Condition: Good only
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Fables Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Ian Balchin
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 082 6211 523
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  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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