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William Macdonald

The Conquest of the Desert

Inscribed by Author to fellow friend.

Published: T. Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1913

Edition: First

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1913 first edition in the green cloth. Gilt to the front and spine. 197 pages and fifty illustrations. Slight foxing throughout book. Frontispiece of the Camel Corps of the Cape Mounted Police patrolling the Kalahari Desert. Stamp of previous owner in front.

Also inside: Kuruman, David Livingstone, Rietfontein, Molopo, the Kalahari bean, the advance of Settlers, Kakamas irrigation canal, map of Gordonia, Orange River at Upington, Puff-Adder.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
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