Lot #22/32 Two books on travel & South African minerals / mining + 1
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Lot #22/32 Two books on travel & South African minerals / mining. Boers et Anglais …. Autour des mines d’or du Transvaal by Edgar Roels [& Arthur Desjardins]. An account written by a French visitor of the industrialisation & economic situation of the mines on the Witwatersrand, with a discussion on the various clashes between Brit & Boer up to and including the Jameson Raid. French text. Paris, Typographie A. Hennuyer, 1897. First edition. 8vo. Pamphlet, without the wrappers. Pp. (i,ii),80. No covers, binding shaken, paper browned, tear in bottom margin. Good. …. together with …. Rapport sur une mission scientifique en Afrique du Sud (Union Sud Africaine, Rhodėsie du Sud, Bėchuanaland, Sud-Ouest Africain, Basutoland) by Marcel Solignac. A scarce account of a journey through Southern Africa by a geological engineer. He described the geology & mines in each area he visited. Published by the “Service des Mines”of Tunisia, to accompany a geological map which is not present.. Tunis [Tunisia], J. Aloccio, 1930. First edition. 8vo. Printer wrappers. Pp. 106, black / white photos. Spine chipped & binding a bit shaken, corners creased, paper browned. Good+ For the two books sold as a pair Reserve price: R370.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R500.00

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