Trader on the Veld.


I think we can saftly say that this book is decicated to every day life spent in the open countryside (or veld) of South Africa.In twelve chapters the author describes his childhood days.The old town of Port Elizabeth,Victorian transport merchants.The authors first job at De-aar the most important railway junction at the Cape at three pounds a month.Stories of the Boer people,sheep farmers and early Johannesburg. basic life by basic people.

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H/b in the original boards,nice and clean and sharp for its age no d/w,Size 9×6 pp 76,no plates only a portrait of the author as a frontispiece.Both hinges strong.Binding firm Internaly nice and clean throughout.Just a little age browning to the edges of prelims and e/p’s. A v/g-v/g clean copy.


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