Lost Trails of the Transvaal.


All the restless years of the early Transvaal from the traditional beginning of its African tribes to the great boom days of Barberton in 1884 are unfolded in an absorbing cavalcade of personalities and events.The Pioneer Europeans,the birth of the Transvaal Republic,the uproarious gold rushes of Pilgrims Rest and other mining towns,the drama of the Transvaal-British war all come vividly to life with a wealth of fascinating anecdote.

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h/b in clean printed boards,spoilt because a rat or termite has had a chew at it,also in a rather tatty illustrated d/w,torn and with some slight loss.Size 9×6 pp 336,inc,index,as is usual with Bulpins work,there are no plates,but decorated throughout with some very fine pencil sketches,both in the text and also at the beginning and ends of each chapter.Maps to both front and back p/d’s and f/ep’s.Hinges strong,Binding good to firm.a little staining to prelims and endpapers,internally clean.


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