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SA Auction #94 begins on 30 Sep 2021

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Macdonald, J Ramsay (authorised translation by J Albert Coetzee from the English of the author, who was later to be prime minister of Great Britain)

Wat ek in Suid-Afrika Gesien het, September en Oktober 1902 (1941)

Published: Voortrekkerpers, Johannesburg, 1941

Edition: First

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A few years before the publication of this book the translator asked for permission to prepare and publish an Afrikaans version and in granting this permission Ramsay MacDonald asked that it should be made clear that the original had been published in 1903 and had not since been revised. Coetzee provides footnotes in the rare instances when the author\'s reportage seemed to differ from other accounts.

Drawn-on ivory card covers, black to front and spine. 223 pages including 2 pp of publisher\'s announcements, double-sided frontispiece plate and several other illustrations in the text. The covers and the top of the frontispiece leaf are foxed or stained and there are a good number of marginal marks.

  • Binding Condition: Fair to Good
  • Overall Condition: Fair to Good
  • Size: 190 x 135
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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