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THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA - Second Enlarged & Revised Edition

by Hockly, Harold Edward

Condition: good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)


Cape Town, South Africa: Juta & Co., Limited, 1957. HC. good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. First published in 1948. This book chronicles the arrival of the Settlers of 1820 on the shores of Southern Africa; their location on the Eastern Frontier of the old Cape Colony as a buffer against the increasing migration of the Bantu tribes westwards into the Colony; their early pioneering efforts to establish themselves in the face of seemingly insurmountable hardships and obstacles; the narrowly averted collapse of the infant Settlement through drought, famine, flood, hostile invasion and war; and the eventual advance of its sturdy founders to peace, security and prosperity. 284pp.
  • Bookseller: Ray Boas, Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BOOKS017278I
  • Title: THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA - Second Enlarged & Revised Edition
  • Author: Hockly, Harold Edward
  • Illustrator: B&W illustrations
  • Format/binding: HC
  • Book condition: Used - good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Juta & Co., Limited
  • Place: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Date published: 1957
  • Bookseller catalogs: Africa;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Africa;


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