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Maritime South Africa: a pictorial history by  and Robert Pabst  Brian - Hardcover - from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA and Biblio.com

Maritime South Africa: a pictorial history

by Ingpen, Brian, and Robert Pabst

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(Cape Town: Struik, 1985) 0869772171. 4to; original pictorial boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 176, incl. index; impressively illustrated, in monochrome and colour, including reproductions of contemporary photographs and artwork. A little light foxing to endpapers and edges. Very good condition. "This is a magnificent pictorial record of our maritime history. The subject is well researched, the breadth of coverage impressive and the text very readable. … It is not only for the enthusiast but also for the uninitiated and indeed the scholar. Included are the great shipping enterprises and the fine ships which provided our passenger services and economic lifeline for so long. The country's maritime infrastructure is well documented - from the small, romantic and almost forgotten ports, to the magnificent harbours of today. The authors also cover our proud naval record and the many facets of our comparatively young merchant marine." - From the Foreword. .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7291
  • Title: Maritime South Africa: a pictorial history
  • Author: Ingpen, Brian, and Robert Pabst
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0869772171
  • ISBN 13: 9780869772171
  • Publisher: (Cape Town: Struik, 1985) 0869772171
  • Place: Cape Town
  • This edition first published: 1985
  • Keywords: Ships. Shipping. Ports. Harbours. Navy. Merchant Marine. Shipping Lines. South Africa Maritime
  • Bookseller catalogs: Maritime;


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