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SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

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Somerset Playne, F.R.G.S. (Compiler.)

The Orange Free State.

Its Pastoral, Agricultural, and Industrial Resources.

Published: The Foreign and Colonial Compiling and Publishing Co., London., 1912.

Edition: First.

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Discoloured book plate on upper paste down endpaper. Leather casing.  Mild scuffing top and bottom of spine and corners.  Slight foxing on upper loose endpaper. Text and photographs, (matter), in very good condition. Gilded edges.

"Of the present position of the Orange Free State, its pastoral, agricultural, and industrial polity and resources, its climate, its flora and fauna, its ethnology, its sports and pastimes, this volume presents a faithful account, derived from first-hand knowledge and from close personal investigation and accurate ascertainment."

(From Preface.)

  • Binding Condition: Good.
  • Overall Condition: Very good.
  • Size: 31 x 25 x 5 cm.
  • Sold By: Ex Libris
  • Contact Person: Dr. P.J.B. Lamb
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: drpeterlamb@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0829364794
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT or Paypal with a 5% surcharge to cover additional costs.
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