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Lawrence C. Green.


Published: Putnam, London, 1933

Edition: 1st

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Gilt on green cloth boards. 269pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps on eps.

Sympathetically rebound gilt on green cloth boards in original style with photocopy endpapers. thus looks new. ff show light foxing. faint stamp to title page, several other school-library stamps.

This is the first of Lawrence Green's early titles published in prewar London. The 'Coast Of Treasure' alluded to in the title is the coast of what was then German South West Africa, now Namibia. The author ranges further than that, from Table Bay to St Helena, Ascension Island, the Southern Ocean islands including Tristan Da Cunha, Gough, Thompson & Lindsay, Kergeulen, Hog, Possession, St Paul, & Bouvet Islands.

Note the error of the initial on the title page.
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: VG+
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Fables Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Ian Balchin
  • Country: South Africa
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