Chapter 1: Africana - Mining - Diamonds
found: 3 books

 
Harry Oppenheimer and the Industrial Diamond Division
De Beers Industrial Diamond Division, Johannesburg. 1978, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 39 pages (complete). Bound by Peter Carstens of Sandton. A very smart copy. Quarter leather, marbled boards. Numbered 31 of a limited edition of 100 copies. A presentation publication to "Mr Harry Frederick Oppenheimer on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of his birth to mark his 21st year of leadership of De Beers Industrial Diamond Division and as a tribute from his colleagues, associates and friends in grateful and heartfelt appreciation for the direction he has so ably provided with benevolence, imagination, sound judgement, modesty and for his concern for promoting mutual understanding among his fellow men". The boards are attractive, elegant. The leather spine smart, satisfying. The contents are in excellent condition. They are luxe, tight, fresh-faced, amiable, convivial, comfortable - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 28mf
USD 180.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.5 | £UK 145.25 | JP¥ 19309]

 
Die Soektog Na Rykdom
Saambou-Nasionale Bouvereniging, Kaapstad. 1974. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. In Afrikaans throughout. A casually owned copy about the history of diamond mining in South Africa. Collector's picture-cards tipped in. The covers have wear, creases from use. They are comfortable and secure. The first page has a previous ownder signature. The contents have evidence of eager use throughout. There are some handling marks, user creases. In general the pages are clean, clear, competent, keen. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11kx
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2682]

 
BEET, GEORGE
The Grand Old Days of the Diamond Fields : Memories of Past Times with the Diggers of Diamondia
Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town. 1931, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 192 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, handling marks all about. They are benign and sturdy. The contents are most pleasing. They are bright, clean, clear, confident, certain, bold, convivial. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 51lj
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3218]

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