Towards the Far Horizon (The story of the Ox-wagon in South Africa.


Barely a hundred years ago the ox-wagon was still the most important means of transport in South Africa,and the wagon-building industry one of the largest enterprises in the predominantly rural economy of the country.Here the author tells the whole story of the ox-wagon,its antecedents,its construction,the unsung technicians who built it,the dumn oxen that provided the motive power,and its use over two and a half centuries in South Africa.

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H/b in illustrated and printed boards,nice and clean and sharp,no d/w.10×7 pp 168,maps to both front and back p/d’s and f/ep’s,index,bibliography,reproduced photographic plates,some in sepia, many as artists impressions,,diagrams and adverts,all with full supporting text.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread).No foxing,staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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