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Kloof and Karroo in Cape Colony

£400.00

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Kloof and Karroo: Sport, Legend and Natural History in Cape Colony, with a Notice of the Game Birds, and of the present Distribution of the Antelopes and Larger Game. 435 pp. In addition to the chapters on sport and natural history the author set out to describe in the chapters ' A Karroo Farm, The Boer of Today and The Future of the Cape Colony' some of the contemporary aspects of colonial life. The green boards are bumped and rubbed at the extremities with several small pale stains and marks. The gilt lettering and embossed antelope head on the covers are still bright. The small amount of foxing is mostly confined to the cut edges and front endpapers.The seventeen illustrations still have their protective tissue pages intact. There is a pressed leaf still present at p 5 which has slightly marked the tissue inlay but has not stained the illustration. The actual text is very clean and not annotated.

Item details

Author(s):
Bryden, H. A.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
L22cm- W15.5cm- H3.5cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
435
Publisher:
Longmans, Green and Co
Title:
Kloof and Karroo in Cape Colony

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Kloof and Karroo: Sport, Legend and Natural History in Cape Colony, with a Notice of the Game Birds, and of the present Distribution of the Antelopes and Larger Game. 435 pp. In addition to the chapters on sport and natural history the author set out to describe in the chapters ' A Karroo Farm, The Boer of Today and The Future of the Cape Colony' some of the contemporary aspects of colonial life. The green boards are bumped and rubbed at the extremities with several small pale stains and marks. The gilt lettering and embossed antelope head on the covers are still bright. The small amount of foxing is mostly confined to the cut edges and front endpapers.The seventeen illustrations still have their protective tissue pages intact. There is a pressed leaf still present at p 5 which has slightly marked the tissue inlay but has not stained the illustration. The actual text is very clean and not annotated.

Author(s):
Bryden, H. A.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
L22cm- W15.5cm- H3.5cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
435
Publisher:
Longmans, Green and Co
Title:
Kloof and Karroo in Cape Colony

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