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John Blades Currey 1850 to 1900. Fifty Years in the Cape Colony. by  Phillida (Ed) Brooke Simons - Hardcover - from Quagga Books (SKU: 301429)

John Blades Currey 1850 to 1900. Fifty Years in the Cape Colony.

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John Blades Currey 1850 to 1900. Fifty Years in the Cape Colony.: Brenthurst Second Series

by Brooke Simons, Phillida (Ed)

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The Brenthurst Press. Memoirs of John Currey. From the labours of soldiering, farming and copper mining to politics, eventually ending up as Steward of the Groote Schuur Estate in Cape Town. Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Deep rose tint to top edge. Very light foxing to fore- and lower page edges. 275 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. Standard Edition.Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Good. Edge-wear to extremities especially spine edges. Some light sunning to the spine. Binding: Hardcover. Deep rose-coloured cloth boards with gilt lettering on a black background on the spine.

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Bookseller
Quagga Books ZA (ZA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
301429
Title
John Blades Currey 1850 to 1900. Fifty Years in the Cape Colony.
Author
Brooke Simons, Phillida (Ed)
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Brenthurst Press
Bookseller catalogs
Africana; Biographies;

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About Quagga Books

We have been in business for over 25 years. Situated in Kalk Bay, Cape Town at the Southern tip of Africa, we deal in all types of collectable books. Over the years we have been featured in Time Magazine, The New York Times, Louis Vuitton Travel Guide, The Guardian and numerous others.

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edges
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gilt
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spine
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