A Colossus of Roads. Thomas Bain – Storrar, Patricia and Komnick, Gunther


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Thomas Bain left the Cape an impressive bequest of mountain passes and a handful of roads. Working with the minimum of mchanical aids he made perhaps the biggest single contribution to the opening up of the Cape Colony. Illustrated map of Southern part of South Africa as end papers. Some light foxing to front and rear prelims. Some mild pencil marks on a few of the pages. 108 Pages. Binding firm. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Good. 1cm closed tear to the upper front fold. Some light edge-wear. Binding: Hardcover. Mild edge-wear.

Publisher: Murray & Roberts/Concor
Date Published: 1984
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Some light edge-wear to extremities.11

Jacket Condition: Good-. Some edge-wear to extremities. 1cm closed tear to top edge.
Dimensions: 22cm x 27cm x 1.5cm

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Weight 1100 g