Robben Island. Out of Reach, Out of Mind – De Villiers, Simon A

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A fascinating history of the island. From its importance as part of a refreshment station for ships bound for the East Indies to becoming a home for lepers, lawbreakers, lunatics and the sick, then as a jail for political prisoners and finally a tourist attraction. Numerous illustrations. Incscription and stamped numbers on the half title page. Tiny circular brown mark on the lower edge of the front prelims. 169 Pages. Contents clean and binding sound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Fair. Edge-wear to extremities with a couple of closed tears, nicks, creasing and rubbing. Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with gilt. Some insect nibbling to the edges. Some light edge-wear.

Publisher: C Struik
Date Published: 1971
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with gilt. Some insect nibbling to the edges. Some light edge-wear.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Fair. Edge-wear to extremities with a couple of closed tears, nicks, creasing and rubbing.

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Weight 1000 g