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  • AFTER OPHIR; or, A Search for the South African Gold Fields. by LINDLEY, Augustus Captain [Augustus F. Lindley]
    LINDLEY, Augustus Captain [Augustus F. Lindley]
    AFTER OPHIR; or, A Search for the South African Gold Fields.

    London & New York: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, no date [1870]. Octavo. Mauve pictorial bevel edge cloth stamped in black & gilt, brown endpapers. (ix), 312 pp + 16 pp Dec., 1871, publisher's catalogue. Numerous wood engravings in text, many full-page, tissue guard at frontispiece. Book a little leaned; spine a bit sunned, as always with this colour, with mild wear at spine tips and outer corners; small cloth hole to front hinge; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with paper tape; light foxing to early and late; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no previous owner names. The author and his fellow gold hunters visited Zululand and Matabeleland, and had an interview with a young Cetywayo (a…

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    London & New York: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, no date [1870]. Octavo. Mauve pictorial bevel edge cloth stamped in black & gilt, brown endpapers. (ix), 312 pp + 16 pp Dec., 1871, publisher's catalogue. Numerous wood engravings in text, many full-page, tissue guard at frontispiece. Book a little leaned; spine a bit sunned, as always with this colour, with mild wear at spine tips and outer corners; small cloth hole to front hinge; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with paper tape; light foxing to early and late; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no previous owner names. The author and his fellow gold hunters visited Zululand and Matabeleland, and had an interview with a young Cetywayo (a vignette drawing appears at p. 140). Also an account of 200 Australian gold-diggers arriving at Durban, the bushmen, Kaffirs, hunting 'gators, buffalo, hippos and elephants, and more. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

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    Book ID: 24769
    View cart More details Price: USD $225.00 USD $202.50