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I Have a Plan

by Van Delden, Gertrude

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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins for Hodder & Stoughton, [ca 1950]). 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in black on spine; no dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 262; plates. Backstrip a little tanned, and worn at extremities; corners turned; spine a bit cocked; some foxing to edges and endpapers, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good. "The death of Skipper van Delden, who tackled 28 salving jobs and succeeded in 27, robs South Africa of a man of world stature in his profession of making ships float again." - The Cape Times, Jan. 13, 1947 .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11315
  • Title: I Have a Plan
  • Author: Van Delden, Gertrude
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: (Cape Town: Howard Timmins for Hodder & Stoughton, [ca 1950])
  • Keywords: Shipping. Salvage. South Africa Maritime
  • Bookseller catalogs: Maritime;


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