The Republic of TRANSKEI.

£27.00

This magnificent large volume has been published to commemorate the granting of independence to the Transkei,from the Republic of South Africa,that took place in October 1976.It tells the history of this amazing part of southeast Africa.The Great river Kei-forms its most southerly border,so in crossing this river you enter Transkei.this was for many century’s the land of the Xhosa speaking Bantu people,the vanguard of the Great Southerly Migration.In 15 chapters,the complete history,and future social structure unfolds.From the old world into the new.

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H/b in v/g illustrated boards,corners bumped,but nice and clean,as it is housed in a matching stiff slip-case.Size 13 x10 pp 26+298,inc,various tables,page maps.A beautifully illustrated book throughout presented in full colour with full supporting text,also with a complete list of captions to the full colour plates in the back of the book.Fitted with a silk place marker.Both front and back p/d’s and f/ep’s,also illustrated in full colour.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.No foxing, staining or browning.Internally clean,bright and sharp throughout, A rearly lovely book.

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