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THE STORY OF AFRICA AND ITS EXPLORERS. (4 Volumes)
viii plus 312pp (X 4 Volumes). Half faux leather with gilt titles to spines. Two hundred original illustrations.
Slight wear to head and foot of spines. Corners slightly bumped. Foxed EPs. Contents yellowed. Otherwise very good.
Vol 1 - Guinea traders, the corsairs of Africa, the tale of Timbuctoo, the Niger.
Vol 2 - The river of Egypt, the great lakes, across the continent and the Congo.
Vol 3 - The Sahara, missionaries, hunters and international explorers.
Vol 4 - Europe in Africa, Colonies and colonists, scramble for empire.
- Publisher: Cassell & Co
- Publisher Place: London
- Date of Publication: Not dated (c1890)
- Edition: First
- Binding Condition: Very good
- Overall Condition: Very good
- Size: 265mm x 200mm x 24mm
- Lot No: 414
- Hammer Price: $263
- Bids: 2
- Visits: 59
- Estimate: $400
- Reserve: $200
- Name: BOOKTOWN AFRICANA
- Address: P.O.Box 117, Richmond (Northern Cape), South Africa, 7090
- Contact Person: Chris Shelton
- Country of Origin: South Africa
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), credit card
- Trade Association: AA Approved
- Additional Information:
BOOKTOWN AFRICANA is based in South Africa's Booktown Richmond, situated in the heart of the Great Karoo. All book sales are conducted strictly online.
BOOKTOWN AFRICANA specializes in Africana, Antiquarian books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera.
PACKAGING & POSTAGE:
(Note: Great care is taken in our packaging to ensure that your books reach you in exactly the same condition as described. Depending on our workload at the close of each auction, careful packaging could take anything upto 6 working days to conclude.)
Within South Africa (counter to counter) = R55 per 1kg parcel plus R5 per additional kg to be included in the parcel.
Approximate foreign postage = $25.00 SURFACE MAIL or $45 AIR MAIL per 1kg parcel plus half again per additional kg to be included in the parcel.
All local parcels are insured.
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