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VAN LILL, DAWID - Van LILL's South African Miscellany

(Cape Town: Zebra Press, 2004) 1868729214. . 8vo; original blue boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. vi + 154, incl. index; text figures; ribbon marker. Spine panel slightly sunned. Near fine condition. "We've all heard of the Big Five, but what is the Big Six? Or the Big Twelve? What is the tallest building in Africa? Who was the first South African to climb Mount Everest, and when and where was the first rugby test played in South Africa? The answers to all these questions, and many, many more, are to be found in Van Lill's South African Miscellany. Covering subjects such as nature and politics, entertainment and sport, the book will inform you about Olympic gold medallists and Nobel Prizes, political leaders and Miss South Africas, rugby nicknames and the national anthem, inventions and world records. You'll learn more about South African's biological diversity, its wealth in gold, its mountains and conservation areas, its toll roads and cities, all of which illustrate the richness and variety of this wonderful country. A treasure trove of trivia, this book will appeal to both young and old, and keep readers busy for hours on end as they discover the fascinating world of South Africa.".
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.79 | JPą 1025] Book number 5799

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