The Great Thirst Land A ride through Natal,Orange Free State,Transvaal,and Kalahari desert.

£61.00

This book entitled “The Great Thirst Land”referes to I imagin the Kalahari Desert,which forms part of the book of travel and adventure,as a ride through Natal,Orange Free State,Transvaal,and as mentioned,the Kalahari Desert.Set out in39 chapters,Parker Gillmore was typical of the Victorian period,no doubt born into riches with time and money to spend,as so many before him he takes himself to Africa,to shoot game,purely for food to sustain himself in his travels.An old travel and hunters tale of adventure.

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H/b in the original marbled boards,with leathered corners and spine in a very worn condition with some weakness to the spine.Size 9×6 pp XVIII+466,only one plate as frontispiece.Hinges weak.Binding dry and beginning to crack.Quite a lot of foxing and general grubbyness to the prelims and end-papers.Internally the text-block is nice and clean throughout.

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