Lot #8/01 The coast of treasure by Lawrence C. Green
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R2,500.00 ZAR

This auction has been sold to h.r. at R2,500.00 .

Lot #8/01 The coast of treasure by Lawrence C. Green. An account of travels along the west coast & adjacent interior of Namibia & South Africa, meetings with remarkable people. This was the author’s very scarce first book. Believe it or not, the publishers misspelt the the author’s second initial as “C” instead of “G” on the title-page & at the end of the preface. From the collection of well-known Africana collectors Ida & F.W. Hosken, with their book-plate on verso of the end-paper (causing rippling of that end-paper). London, Putnam, 1933. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 269, black / white photo-plates, portraits,end-paper map. No dust jacket, covers very slightly rubbed. VG. Reserve price: R1500.00 bids welcome

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