Lot #33/06 Two books on exploration of South African rivers
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R290.00 ZAR

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Lot #33/06 Two books on exploration of South African rivers Limpopo journey by Carel Birkby …. with an introduction by Negley Farson. A scarce account of travel & exploration down the Limpopo from Botswana tothe Indian Ocean. There is a fair amount on Kruger National Park & a bit on Crook’s Corner. A reading copy. London, Frederick Muller, 1939. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. xiv,273, photo-plates, end-paper map. No dust jacket, cloth spine damaged at head & foot & torn down hinges, previous owner’s details, some foxing. Fair+ …. together with .… In the sun I’m rich by Carel Birkby . Also quite scarce is this account of travel & adventure in northern Zululand & Mozambique. The author led an expedition from the Uvombo Mountains, in flimsy boats, down the Pongola & Maputo Rivers to Mozambique. Cape Town, Howard B. Timmins, (c. 1953).First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 223, photo-plates, end-paper map. No dust jacket, covers worn, previous owner’s details, newspaper article pasted opposite dedication, some underlining in the text. Good. Two books sold as a pair Reserve price: R220.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R290.00

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