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Tales of Shipwrecks at the Cape of Storms

by Gribble, John, & Gabriel Athiros

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(Cape Town: Historical Media, 2008) 9780620421089. 4to; pictorial boards; pp. 160, incl. index; maps, photographs and artwork, including some in full colour. Earlier owner's name on front free endpaper. Fine condition. "In less than five hundred years more than two thousand ships have been consigned to a watery grave on the South African coast and the numbers of souls lost untallied. Table Bay itself is littered with about four hundred wrecks, seventy of which are buried under the reclaimed land of Cape Town's foreshore. Tales of Shipwrecks at the Cape of Storms records the intriguing stories of a few of these wrecks." .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10373
  • Title: Tales of Shipwrecks at the Cape of Storms
  • Author: Gribble, John, & Gabriel Athiros
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0620421088
  • ISBN 13: 9780620421089
  • Publisher: (Cape Town: Historical Media, 2008) 9780620421089
  • This edition first published: 2008
  • Bookseller catalogs: Maritime;


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