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Auction #113 begins on 29 Feb 2024

Thorburn, John

Struggles in Africa and How I transported a steam-boat on wheels 1,600 miles across the country

Published: The State Library, Pretoria, 1978

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

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Hard cover, blue cloth boards with titles in gilt on front cover. Facsimile edition of the 1890 edition. With a new introduction and map. pp. 4+46, folding map, illustration of the famous steam boat, an account of his two-year journey with a steam-boat on wheels 1,600 miles from Kimberley to Delagoa Bay, also notes on his time in Swaziland.
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 12.5x17.5
  • Sold By: Richmond Books and Prints
  • Contact Person: John Donaldson
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 081 270 8827
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Electronic Transfer & Paypal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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