Lot #19/10 Southern lights: lighthouses of Southern Africa by Harold Williams + 1
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Lot #19/10 Southern lights: lighthouses of Southern Africa by Harold Williams. A history of the buildings, living conditions, etc. to do with lighthouses of South Africa & Namibia. Details on more that 40 lighthouses. Johannesburg, William Waterman Publications, 1993. First edition. Folio. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. xix,181, photos & illustrations (some colour), portraits, tables, end-paper map. Dust jacket rubbed (now protected by wrap-around plastic, front end-paper slightly insect scarred. Good. …. together with …. Ships and South Africa: a maritime chronicle of the Cape …. with particular reference to mail and passenger liners, from the early days of steam down to the present by Marischal Murray …. with a foreword by General the Rt. Hon. J.C. Smuts. The most comprehensive survey of 19th & 20th century mail / passenger shipping. Deals with the earliest steam ships sailing from Europe to South Africa, but also includes the effects of the First World War on the shipping companies. Each of the ships is described, history given & photo produced. London, Oxford University Press, 1933. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. xxvi,360, photo-plates. No dust jacket (the flimsy jacket is seldom present), covers a bit browned, inner-hinges starting to split, inscription on front end-paper, which is a bit creased, text lightly browned. Good. For the two books sold as a pair Reserve price: R550.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R670.00

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