New Jersey: Doubleday, 1943. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 271pp. Very nice copy, rough cut front edge. Light bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket is chipped along the edges and has a couple of open tears at the top of the spine and the bottom and right tip of the the front of the d.j. Three small, open, circular tears on the spine. In Mylar. Very Good / fair. Item #18570
A history of the South African coastal area from early on when it was a passage to India. Then it became a stop-over for reprovisioning commercial and exploration ships on into more modern times (WW2) when Jan Smuts held the union or South Africa, keeping the Nazis out and the passage passed arm,maments and food.