A Giant in Hiding – Green, Lawrence G


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The life story of Frank Armstrong Wightman – cable operator, sailor, naturalist, author, archaeologist and hermit. Regarded as the author’s finest work, representing an epic of human endurance and triumph of spirit. Map of Langebaan lagoon as end papers. Small bookseller’s label on front fixed end paper. Foxing to front prelims with some light scattered foxing to a few pages. 21 illustrations with some foxing to a few of them. 220 pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Good. Some light edge-wear and creasing. Binding: Hardcover. Some mild edgewear.

Publisher: Howard Timmins
Date Published: 1970
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Illustration of a boat with sails on the front cover. Mild edge-wear.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Fair. A closed with an open tear to the header. The footer displaying the publisher is detached. Abrasions along the spine edges. Edge-wear to extremities.

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Weight 1400 g