A Chronicle of People and Places in the South Western Districts of the Cape
History of the Swellendam Drostdy, development of sheep farming, horse breeding, lovely old homesteads and families who lived in them, eg the Reitzes; Van Reenens, Van Bredas and the Moodies. Farms eg. Rhenosterfontein, Groot Vaders Bosch and Klip River. The lost seaports of the Breede River. The steamer, ‘Kadie’. Map of the Western Cape as end papers. Some age-toning for the end papers. 310 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound.
Publisher: Author and The Swellendam Trust
Date Published: 1952
Publication Place: Swellendam
First Edition: Yes
Binding: Hardcover. Grey cloth boards. Some mild edge-wear to the boards.
Jacket Condition: Fair+. Edge-wear with a number of small closed and open tears. Lacks the header and footer of the spine. Clear tape on the verso re reinforce the edges. Grubby marks to the rear cover.