Mixed Humanity. A Story of Camp Life in South Africa. – J R Couper

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Circa 1892. “A remarkable book dealing with the rough and tumble intrigue on the diamond mines and early boxing prizefights. Although ostensibly a work of fiction, there are no less than nine personages based on real people. The reader is transported to the bar-rooms and into the midst of the disreputable company which frequent them, around the diamond mines of South Africa.” Plate illustrations by Irving Montagu. Previous owner’s name on verso of frontispiece

Publisher: J C Juta & Co.

Publication Place: South Africa

Condition: Good. Tide mark to lower part of fore-edge. Foxing and a 3.5cm mark to frontispiece and title page.
Binding: Hardcover. Rebound in maroon boards. cloth from original front board and spine pasted over new binding.

Jacket Condition: No dust jacket
Dimensions: 8vo.

Additional information

Weight 1400 g