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Journal of Jan van Riebeeck - 3 volumes

By: Thom, H B (Ed)

Price: $90.25

Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society / A A Balkema, Cape Town / Amsterdam: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32id

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (complete). A valiant set. All three books have been subjected to foolhardy storage conditions and their boards bear the consequences of this inconsideration. Hence the books are somewhat curates-egg-ish. Volume 1: Journals 1651-1655. The boards are worn all about. They are marked, scuffed. They are steady and sure. The papertrims are mildly grubby from handling and storage. The contents are mild-mannered. They are clean, clear, comfortable. Volume 2: 1656-1658. Published 1954. The best of the three. The boards have marked, stains, wear, but are at least approaching dign... View more info

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Journal of Jan Van Riebeeck - 3 volumes

By: Thom, H B (Ed); Zyl, WPL van (trans)

Price: $71.25

Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society / A A Balkema, Cape Town / Amsterdam: 1952

Seller ID: 12qp

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (complete). A docile set. Volume I: 1651-1655. The red covers have just light wear about the edges, very mild scuffing. They are steady and sure. The papertrims have shelving marks. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean, clear, fresh, healthy. Volume II: 1656-1658. Translated: J Smuts. Pub: 1954. The grubby boards have much wear, storage marks. The spine titling is faded. The boards are steady and sound. The papertrims are speckled with foxing. The very early and later pages are also foxed. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, competent. ... View more info

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Journal of Jan van Riebeeck - 3 volumes

By: Thom, H,B (Ed)

Price: $90.25

Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society / AA Balkema, Cape Town, Amsterdam: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bmoj

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (complete). An agreeable, clubbable set. All three have red cloth covered boards. These have mild shelving wear to all edges and seams. They are healthy and hale, secure and sure. Volume I : 1651-1655 ; the first free page has a thumb mark, otherwise the pages are clean, clear, neat. Volume II : 1656-1658 (pub: 1954) ; a handsome, pleasing book, with clear, confident, very tidy. Volume III : 1659-1662 (pub: 1958). The page trims have some storage marks. Other than those the pages are very clean, clear, most handsome. A benevolent, companionable set. fk. Orders over $50... View more info