River of Diamonds. An Alluvial History of the Lower Vaal Basin,South Africa.

£52.00

This book is a serious study of the alluvial or alluvium.history of the Lower Vaal River basin in South Africa,(Alluvium) singular,(Alluvia) plural,is the scientific terminology relating to the deposits of (silt) fine fertile soil,together with sands and gravels that are washed along the changing face of the river bank and bed,down through the ages of time,In order to produce a historical picture of the age of a river,connected with the changes in climate.Interesting study this,

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Limp pictorial card covers,clean,but with some slight creasing,and slight edge-wear.Size 9×6 pp 19+389,inc,bibliography,various tables,diagrams,various appendix,reproduced photographic plates,page Maps,plans.Hinges strong,Binding good in general,but just starting to break away at pages 97& 255,but nothing serious at the moment,but there is a weakness there.A previous owners stamp on inside cover,and f/fep,otherwise nice and clean throughout.

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