The first fully referenced account of the early diamond history of South Africa related mainly through extensive extracts from letters in the Southey Papers in the Cape Archives, and Wykeham papers from the De Beers Old Mine Museum. Includes background information for history after 1870, in particular the annexation of Griqualand West. Fully indexed with a comprehensive bibliography of primary as well as secondary source material. 250 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 1st Edition Good. No dust jacket. Hardcover. Edge-wear to extremities. Some light sunning to spine. Light soiling of rear board.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date Published: 1974
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes
Binding: Hardcover. Edge-wear to extremities. Some light sunning to spine. Light soiling of rear board.
Jacket Condition: No dust jacket.