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The Corner House: The Early History of Johannesburg

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Julius Wernher, Alfred Beit, Hermann Eckstwin, James B. Taylor, Lionel Phillips, Percy FitzPatrick, Cecil Rhodes - these are the names of some of the men, renowned in South African history, whose exploits are described in this book. All, save FitzPatrick, became millionaires. Julius Wernhur built up a fortune of £11,000,000. Taylor made his first million by the time he was 34. They all played their part in founding South Africa's mining town - Johannesburg. Here you may read extracts from the letters they wrote when they were young and learn something about their personal triumphs and disasters.
Complete with dustjacket tear to top of dustjacket but otherwise good.

Item details

Author(s):
A.P.Cartwright
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1965
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
293
Publisher:
Purnell & Sons
Title:
The Corner House: The Early History of Johannesburg

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Julius Wernher, Alfred Beit, Hermann Eckstwin, James B. Taylor, Lionel Phillips, Percy FitzPatrick, Cecil Rhodes - these are the names of some of the men, renowned in South African history, whose exploits are described in this book. All, save FitzPatrick, became millionaires. Julius Wernhur built up a fortune of £11,000,000. Taylor made his first million by the time he was 34. They all played their part in founding South Africa's mining town - Johannesburg. Here you may read extracts from the letters they wrote when they were young and learn something about their personal triumphs and disasters.
Complete with dustjacket tear to top of dustjacket but otherwise good.

Author(s):
A.P.Cartwright
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1965
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
293
Publisher:
Purnell & Sons
Title:
The Corner House: The Early History of Johannesburg

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