South & East Africa Travel Guide 1924 Union-Castle Steamship Co. book w/ mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The South and East Africa Year Book & Guide with Atlas and Diagrams, ed. by A. Samler Brown & G. Gordon Brown. 30th issue.
Published 1924, London by Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. for Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company.
919  pages. Text in English. Abundant period advertising, often illustrated. 64 page color atlas containing multiple very detailed maps of South & East Africa.
Publisher's cloth binding, embossed title lettering & pictorial decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is uniformly age toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this early 0th century book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/8" W.