Story of a Frontier Family (Signed) – Beal Preston, Wendy


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Signed by the author on 21 September 1985. The story of a well-known and highly respected South African family, the desendants of Robert and Ann Miles, 1820 Settlers. The author covers the period of the settler’s early struggles, through four frontier wars to a time of peace, when sport came to be of more consequence than problems of defence. Based on documented facts and illustrated with pictures, sketches and maps. After the settler period it touches the lives of farming families on ‘the Border’, stretching from Dordrecht and Queenstown to Cathcart, King William’s Town and Komga. Some mild ‘thumbing’ to the page edges. Illustrated end papers. 326 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight.

Date Published: 1983
Publication Place: Cathcart
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good.
Binding: Hardcover. Black boards with gilt lettering. Good condition.

Jacket Condition: Fair+ Edge-wear. Plastic laminating is lifting off. Long crease on the front fly-leaf. Some foxing on the verso.

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Weight 1800 g