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Sports and Sportsmen. Two Volumes. South Africa and Rhodesia. South Africa. by Cape Times (Compiled and Edited by) - 1st Edition - 1929 - from Thomas Dorn ABAA (SKU: 19355)

Sports and Sportsmen. Two Volumes. South Africa and Rhodesia. South Africa.

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Sports and Sportsmen. Two Volumes. South Africa and Rhodesia. South Africa.

by Cape Times (Compiled and Edited by)

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Cape Town: Atkinson & Partners (S.A.) Limited, 1929., 1929. Edition Deluxe limited to 500 numbered copies, these being number 495. Two Volumes, complete. Very large, very heavy folios. Frontispiece portrait photograph of His Excellency The Real of Athlone and title page photograph, with tissue guard. xv, 624 pp.; frontispiece photograph of The Rt. Hon. Cecil Rhodes and title page photograph, with tissue guard. xiii, 526 pp. Both volumes are profusely illustrated with B & W photographs. Bound in red leather over beveled boards, 5 raised spinal bands, all edges gilt. Coated marbled endpapers. Both volumes are very tight, with the red leather unfaded and bright; interiors are bright and unfoxed. South Africa and Rhodesia has just very light rubbing and is near fine; South Africa has modest rubbing at the extremities and on the covers, very good plus. Overall a superior set and uncommon thus.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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Bookseller
Thomas Dorn ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
19355
Title
Sports and Sportsmen. Two Volumes. South Africa and Rhodesia. South Africa.
Author
Cape Times (Compiled and Edited by)
Book condition
Used
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Cape Town: Atkinson & Partners (S.A.) Limited, 1929.
Date published
1929
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About Thomas Dorn ABAA

Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International Leagure of Antiquarian Booksellers. I specialize in literary first editions, Africa -- exploration, big game hunting, flora & fauna, medical books, foreign literature in english translation, medicine, science, philosophy, and general antiquarian.

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fine
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gilt
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title page
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rubbing
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