The Castle Line Atlas of South Africa: a series of 16 plates, printed in colour, containing 30 maps and diagrams, with an account of the geographical features, the climate, the mineral and other resources, and the history of South Africa. Also an index of over 6,000 names (1895)
An evocative overview of British possessions in southern and south-central Africa, along with the Boer republics. Maps include Africa south of the Zambesi, an ethnographic map of South Africa, detailed maps of Cape districts and Natal counties, maps of the main urban centres, the Boer republics, the Transvaal Gold Fields, the De Kaap and Moodie's Gold Fields, Matabeleland and Mashonaland, East Central Africa, including British Central Africa and Nyasaland. The opening chapters discuss 'A Land of Diamonds and Gold', 'The Country of the Veldt and the Karroo', 'A Land of Sunshine and Health', 'The Sportsman's Paradise', 'The People of South Africa', 'The Makers of South Africa', and 'The Story of South Africa'.
Bookplate and previous ownership on front free endpaper. Covers browned and chipped at edges; the colour maps are in splendid condition.
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- Overall Condition: Good
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