Antiquarian Auctions

SA Auction #100 begins on 14 Jul 2022

US Auction #12 begins on 03 Aug 2022

J Forsyth Ingram

The Story of an African Seaport

Published: G. Coester, Durban, 1899

Edition: First Edition

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  • Brown tan leather-look covered boards.
  • Board edges are bevelled.
  • Black titling to front board and spine band. Black embossed border to front board.
  • Small blemish to spine band where it looks as if something has been blotted thereon.
  • Attractive marbled leaf design to end-papers.
  • Neat owner's signature to front end paper.
  • Foxing to front and back prelims; more advanced on the back few pages.
  • Spine hinge is cracked over the full length at the back end paper however the paperblock is still tightly bound.
  • Unpaginated prelims + 176 pages of text and illustrations followed by advertisements pp177-204. 
  • Jacket Condition: no jacket
  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: Royal Octavo
  • Sold By: Chapter Two
  • Contact Person: Su & Ray Smethurst
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0317622462
  • Preferred Payment Methods: VISA; Mastercard or eft
  • Trade Associations: SABDA

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