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Beyond the Orange River; or, Scenes in Southern Africa

By: Gibson, Rev Charles Bernard

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Thomas Cautley Newby: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57qr

Condition: Very Good


311 pages (complete). Ex-library (Christ Church Library, Leigh Road) copy with consequent label and use. The frontispage has an ex-libris plate for (Guy) Carleton Jones (mine engineer in the Witwatersrand and after whom Carletonville - the mining town - is named). The book was published by Thomas Cautley Newby, who, although his publishing history was long, and well known (he published Emily and Anne Bronte and Trollope), was also notorious for less than sound financial dealings. Charlotte Brontë called him a shuffling scamp, but thought he might be a needy one too. The condition of the ... View more info