Seven Builders of Johannesburg – Konig, Juliet


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A delightful book written for children between the ages of eleven and sixteen. The author chose to write about 7 inspiring individuals who were driven by a spirit of adventure and a desire to serve the pioneers who streamed into Johannesburg in the early years. They are Fred Struben (a great prospector), Ignatius Ferreira (a South African soldier); Captain von Brandis (a golden-hearted Landdrost or Magistrate); William A Pritchard (surveyor and evangelist); John Darragh (a priest who was loved by all), Fanny Buckland (a great headmistress) and James Gray (a founded of churches). A portrait of each accompanies their story. A light sprinkle of foxing to the feps. Name of previous owner on the front fep. 108 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Fair to good. Binding: Edge-wear. Grubby marks. Hardcover.

Publisher: J L Van Schaik
Date Published: 1950
Publication Place: Pretoria
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Fair to good. Edge-wear. Grubby marks.

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Weight 400 g