Some Dreams Come True.


In “Some Dreams Come True”Alpheus Williams,one of South Africa’s leading mining engineers,tells many interesting stories of the early days of copper,diamond and gold mining.Here are vivid pictures of a day that has gone.Many world famous people figure in the book,but perhaps the greater interest are the stories of men who never made the headlines.As Field Marshal Smuts said:” This book will be of great interest to all those who appreciate Africana and an invaluable addition to the Archives.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a rather tatty pictorial d/w,badly edge-worn with small tears and some slight loss,Size 10×7 pp 14+590,in,index,various appendixes,many plates taken from reproduced photographs inc,portaites of prominent people,some plates in full colour,page maps,and many artists impressions inc frontispiece.Hinges strong.Binding good,but cracked at the end of the index.No foxing or staining,internaly clean and bright throughout.This is a high quality book,a shame that the d/w is in a poor state.Poor-v/g++.


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