The Rand Rush. 1886 – 1911. – Rosenthal, Eric

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Johannesburg’s first 25 Years in Pictures

Pictura africana series. Johannesburg enjoys a special advantage – that of having been founded and built up during the Era of Photography. Covering the City’s first eventful 25 years – from a period that began with the ox-wagon and mail coal and ended with our first Aeroplane. By 1911 mining was in progress 5000 feet down. The book also contains the first systematic account of the artists and photographers who recorded the story of early Johannesburg. Richly illustrated with a explanatory text for each illustration. Orange endpapers with discolouration marks from old cellotape on the fixed end papers. Previous owner’s name on rear fep. 27132 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Good. Some light edge-wear. Light rubbing and creasing. Small remnants of old cellotape. Binding: Hardcover. Some light edge-wear.

Publisher: A D Donker
Date Published: 1974
Publication Place: Johannesburg
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good+.
Binding: Hardcover. Some light edge-wear.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good. Some light edge-wear. Light rubbing and creasing. Small remnants of old cellotape.
Dimensions: 27cm x 21.5cm x 1.5cm

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Weight 1000 g