Lot #20/09 Four books on voyages & shipwrecks
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Lot #20/09 Four books on voyages & shipwrecks Golgotha van die oseane: skeepsrampe van die Agulhas-kus by Jeannette Grobbelaar. A well researched, detailed study of the many shipwrecks on the southern coast of Africa. Afrikaans text. Eversdal [South Africa], Inset-Uitgewers, 2012. First edition. 8vo. Thin card covers. Pp. (viii),132, photos, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles. Covers slightly rubbed. VG. …. together with …. Vasco da Gama and the Portuguese explorers by Rebecca Stefoff …. introductory essay by Michael Collins. A fairly basic history of early Portuguese voyages & exploration particularly in Africa. New York, Chelsea House Publishers, 1993. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Pp. 111, colour plates, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, maps. Covers slightly soiled. Good+ …. together with …. Stranding van die São João: Lotgevalle van Manuel de Sepúlveda en sy mede skipbreukelinge aan die suidooskus van Afrika, 1552-1553 by O.J.O. Ferreira. A study of the wreck & survivors of the São João, just north of Port Edward on the east coast. Afrikaans text. Copy no. 4 of an edition of 200 numbered copies, this one inscribed & signed by the author. Jeffreysbaai, Adamastor, 2002. First edition. 8vo. Printer wrappers. Pp. (viii),68, black /white illustrations, portrait, facsimiles, map. Some light browning. VG. …. together with …. Adamastor, gees van die Stormkaap by O.J.O. Ferreira …. met ‘n Afrikaanse verwerking van die Adamastor gedeelte uit Os Lusiadas van Luis de Camões by D.P.M. Botes. An interpretation of the part in the epic poem Lusiadas which recounts the voyage round the Cape, with new Afrikaans translation, as well as an English summary. Copy no. 128 of an edition of 250 numbered copies, this one signed by the author. Pretoria, Privately published, 1995. First edition. 8vo. Printer wrappers. Pp. (iv),64, black / white illustrations, facsimiles. Slight curling of wrappers. Good+ Four books sold as a collection Reserve price: R790.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R900.00

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