The Story of The British Settlers of 1820 in South Africa


This book chronicles the arrival of the Settlers of 1820 on the shores of Southern Africa;their location on the Eastern Frontier of the old Cape Colony as a buffer against the increasing migration of the Bantu tribes westward into the colony;their early pioneering efforts to establish themselves in the face of seemingly insurmountable hardships and obstacles;the narrowly averted collapse of the infant Settlement through drought,famine,flood,hostile invation and war;and the eventual advanceof its sturdy founders to peace,security and prosperity.



H/b in clean boards,corners a little bumped,top and bot of spine rubbed,in a v/g pictorial d/w,a little edge-worn and chipped.Size 9×6 pp 14+317,inc,index,list of the Settlers,appendix A-B,plates inc frontispiece,and a selection on various family coats of arms,page maps and plans.with maps to both front and back p/d’s and f/ep’s.with signature and date.Hinges strong.Binding good.Internaly nice and clean throughout. A v/g–v/g clean copy of a very good quality book.


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