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Some African Milestones

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Here is an interesting item of African history,that tells of the coming of the railway travel throughout the African continent.The great distances people trvelled by oxwagon was amazing with a maximum range of 12-14 miles a day in dry weather.The first railway service in Africa opened in Egypt in 1856,between Alexandria and Cairo.Steam driven locomotion reached Southern Africa in 1860.Rail transport changed the world,and in Africa,it was to become a major civilizing factor.

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H/b in nice clean boards,corners and spine ends very slightly worn,in a illustrated d/w,edge-worn and chipped,but with no loss.Size 9×6 pp XV+272,inc.index,appendix,illustrated with reproduced b/w photographic prints inc frontispiece,page map,maps to both front and back end-papers.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread) No foxing,staining or browning.internally clean and bright throughout.

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