Dramatic circumstances and heroic rescue work of a few of the shipwrecks off the coast of Southern Africa, for instance, Wreck of the Sao Bento; The Doddington East Indiaman; The Meermin; Wreck of the Grosvenor; The Arniston; The Birkenhead Blunder; The S A Seafarer, et al. Foxing to the end papers. Previous owner’s name in blue ink on half-title page. Some scattered foxing throughout with foxing to all edges. 22 illustrations. Dust-jacket: Edge-wear especially to the extremities with a curved closed tear at the lower edge of the spine/rear panel (re-inforced with clear tape on the verso), a 2cm closed tear to top edge of rear fold and some small open tears to the folds and spine edges. Foxing on both sides. Rubbing and grubby marks on the front and rear panel. Signs of browning on spine. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Fair-. Edge-wear. Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with edge-wear.
Publisher: C Struik
Date Published: 1967
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes
Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with edge-wear.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Fair-. Edge-wear.
Dimensions: Large 8vo. 24.5cm x 18.5cm x 2cm