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Souvenir of United South Africa

By: N/A

Price: $57.00

Publisher: G B & Co, Cape Town: 1910

Seller ID: 56ll

Condition: Good


Complete. An amiably aged copy. The boards have some scuffing, wear, marks from handling, storage, age. They are steady and assured. The contents are evocative, fascinating. They have marks from avid use throughout. The pages are sure, convivial, clear, amenable, eager. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Real South Africa

By: Pratt, Ambrose

Price: $266.00

Publisher: Holden & Hardingham, London: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94mw

Condition: Good


283 pages (complete). A benign copy. VERY RARELY found with original dustjacket. The dj is worn all about. It is scuffed, marked from handling and storage. It is comfortable and sure. The boards are mild-mannered. They have wear about the edges, corners from shelving and storage. They are secure and steady. The papertrims are a little foxed and tanned. Some pages are still uncut. The contents have flushes, spots and rashes of foxing about. Nonetheless, the book is in comfortable condition. The contents are bold with opinion and observation: "By far the most striking feature of... View more info

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The Real South Africa

By: Pratt, Ambrose ; Fisher, The Right Hon Andrew (introduction)

Price: $237.50

Publisher: G Bell and Sons, Ltd, London: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34lr

Condition: Very Good


282 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy of this acute, if stringent, account of South Africa at the time of Union. Pratt had accompanied the Australian Prime Minister on his visit to attend the opening of the Union of South Africa's first parliament. Pratt racial attitudes were a melange of popular prejudice and progressiveness. Added to this his horror of Johannesburg and the behaviour of the white population in the city provided a lens through which he observed the rest of the country. The blue boards have wear, knocks, scuffing, marks from storage and handling. They are steady and s... View more info