Story of the Discovery of the Main Reef, with the Marais-Diary, (1849-65)
Small volume tracing the earliest gold discoveries in the Transvaal, in particular the discovery of the Witwatersrand Main Reef and secondly, to introduce a diary of a prospector, namely Pieter Jacob Marais of Cape Town relating to these early discoveries. Splitting to the illustrated end papers which depict The Witwatersrand System. A number of b&w photographs. 200 pages. Contents clean and firmly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with some light edge-wear. 2 tiny splits to the edge of the spine.
Publisher: Wallachs’ Drukkery en Uitgewers
Date Published: 1935
Publication Place: Pretoria
First Edition: Yes
Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with some light edge-wear. 2 tiny splits to the edge of the spine.
Dimensions: 20.5cm x 15cm x 2cm