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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Smit (M.T.R. The Rev.)

THE ROMANCE OF A SOUTH AFRICAN VILLAGE (Presentation copy, signed by author)

Published: Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town, c.1930's

Edition: 1st

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169pp plus map at rear. Original cloth hardcover. B/w photo illustrations. Presentation inscription by author to front free EP, dated 29/09/1936.

Corners and spine ends are frayed. Cloth is starting to crack in places along the spine. Relaxed binding but still holding firm.

This little volume is not a history. Nor does it propose to be and exhaustive record of East Griqualand. It is a simple story of a great work accomplished in an obscure little South African Village, Ugie, amidst hardships and discouragements. What is told is only a small fraction of what has been done.

  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Fair to good
  • Size: 219mm x 146mm x 18mm
  • Sold By: Booktown Africana
  • Contact Person: Chris Shelton
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0679155808
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), PAYPAL. Regret no Credit Card facility.
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