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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Tapson, Winifred

Timber And Tides - the story of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay

Published: not stated, Johannesburg, October 1963

Edition: 2nd revised and enlarged edition

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For its size, Knysna is probably the best known place in South Africa. It is known, however vaguely, as a town built upon the shores of a lagoon of breath-taking beauty; as the home of stinkwood furniture, and as the place where an Englishman named George Rex, allegedly the son of King George III and the Quaker, Hannah Lightfoot, settled at the beginning of the nineteenth century... forestry, Millwood Goldfields, elephant hunts, etc. The book is embellished by the delightful sketches of Leng Dixon, as well as 16 pages of illustrations ; 192pp.

Condition: the pictorial boards are in good condition, previous owner signature to f.p.e.p. and title page, foxed end-papers, text and illustrations/photographs good; page edges yellowed with age, binding is sound. The jacket is heavily chipped and spine faded, with some loss at spine ends and on lower rear panel; not price-clipped

  • Jacket Condition: fair to good
  • Binding Condition: good
  • Overall Condition: good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0833587398
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Preferably EFT's; alternatively PayPal (regret: no credit cards)
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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