A Photographic Souvenir of South Africa

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Original paper covered boards with two small coloured photographic illustrations mounted on the upper board, gilt titling and decorations. The contents consisit of blank end papers, a title page and 75 black and white photographic illustrations, each with a caption printed below. The street scenes depict horse and ox drawn carts, so the era pictured must precede the time when motor vehicles were common in the streets. The picture of a street scene in Pietermaritzburg has an electric tram. CONDITION DETAILS The spine has been repaired with a piece of black tape. The binding is soiled and worn. Internally there are a few soil marks.


  • Publisher: Not stated
  • Date of Publication: Not stated
  • Binding Condition: Worn, soiled, repaired
  • Overall Condition: Fairly good
  • Size: 217mm x 288mm
  • Lot No: 155
  • Hammer Price: $105
  • Bids: 11
  • Visits: 56
  • Estimate: $50
  • Reserve: $20

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  • Name: Gandolph's Books
  • Address: 49 Roberts Avenue Kensington Johannesburg 2094 South Africa
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country of Origin: South Africa
  • Email: gandolph@telkomsa.net
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  • Trade Association: AA Approved
  • Additional Information: Telephone: 011-624-1752