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Dr. Gustav S. Preller


Published: Nasionale Pers Bepk., Kaapstad, 1941

Edition: First Edition

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Publisher's maroon cloth cover with gilt titles and design on front panel and spine. 

394pp with a fold-out map at rear. A crisp, clean copy.

"Voortrekkers van Suidwes. Geskiedenis van die Land en sy Volke met hul Oorloë; van die Dorslandtrek; die Smit-trek uit Piketberg en die Duitse en Britse Veroweringe."

Full title in English reads: "Voortrekkers of South-West Africa. History of the Land and its People with their Wars; of the Thirst Land-Trek; the Smit-Trek from Piketberg, and of the German and British Conquests."

Dr. Gustav Preller was a journalist, a prolific author, historian, publicist, and soldier during the Anglo Boer-War. He was also an intimate friend of the legendary South African writer Eugene Marais.

Text in Afrikaans. A sought-after title.

  • Binding Condition: Near Fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 18 x 13cm
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
  • Contact Person: Armandt Marais
  • Country: South Africa
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