Limited to 1200 copies of which this is No. 1053. According to the Dutch sailors of the 18th century, the Englishmen chose to sojourn at Durban Bluff as it was then generally known, hence the name of the title. “In this account, we will meet the Settlers and Colonists, in many of their difficulties and hard experiences and also in their triumphs in the ‘Old Colonial Days’ of Natal… to achieve success in establishing civilised standards, bringing justice, peace, prosperity and honour to the Colony they loved so well. In doing so they introduced a British way of life and thought to enrich the culture of South Africa.” Some discolouration to the front and rear free end page. Light foxing to prelims and between pages 36/37. Smallish tide mark in the middle of the lower edge but does not affect the text. B&w photographs and illustrations. Dust jacket has large abrasion on rear panel, foxing as well as s tidemark and small stains on the verso.
Publisher: Howard Timmins
Date Published: 1963
Publication Place: Cape Town
Binding: Hardcover. Large tide mark on three sides of the rear board seeping over onto the front board.
Jacket Condition: Fair to poor. Price-clipped. Edge-wear with some loss to top edge near the spine as well as a small area on lower edge.
Dimensions: Large 8vo. 116pp