South African Despatches.Two Centuries of the Best in South African Journalism.


South African Despatches is not just a book about journalism or journists.The despatches,all written from South Africa,have been published both in this country and abroard,between the years 1825 and 1988.The book does not purport to be a history,although it deals with significant events in the history of South Africa.It is rather a collection of well-written depatches,or despatches typical of a particular genre of writing,with a story woven round the despatch.

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H/b in nice clean boards,very slightly rubbed on the bottom corners,in a v/g printed d/w in good clean condition.Size 10×7 pp 16+495,very well illustrated throughout with many plates taken from reproduced photographs,portrates,and historical events,inc,artists impressions,adverts and cartoons.Hinges strong,Binding good to firm.There is a small previous owners university index lable,dated and with a name to the f/fep.otherwise nice and clean and bright throughout.A v/g+-v/g++.


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