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BROWN, JOHN CROUMBIE - Hydrology of South Africa ; or Details of the Former Hydrographic Condition of the Cape of Good Hope, and of Causes of Its Present Aridity, with Suggestions of Appropriate Remedies for This Aridity

Henry S King & Co. London. 1875, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 260 pages (complete). Rare copy of the first edition of this pioneering book about the hydrological nature of South Africa. A benign copy. The green boards are worn, scuffed, marked all about. The corners have shelving wear. The spine has library labels. The opp- half-title page has previous owner inscriptions ("From Rust en Vrede Sale 16.1.50" plus signature). The early pages have much wear. They are secure. The contents have flecks of foxing throughout. The front and end papers are passive and rubbed. The contents are assiduous, earnest, clean, clear, certain, more than competent, agreeably learned. fk. Good/No Jacket.
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 221.75 | £UK 197.5 | JP 27390] Book number 62kx

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