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Water Supply of South Africa and Facilities for the Storage of it

By: Brown, John Croumbie

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 284g

Condition: Fair


The boards are a bit worn. Several ownership markings. Netting visible and some foxing. View more info

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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

By: Brown, John Croumbie

Price: $237.50

Publisher: Henry S King & Co., London: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62kx

Condition: Good


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... View more info

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Hydrology of South Africa

By: Brown, John Croumbie

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Henry S. King & Co.: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: otcf

Condition: Very Good


A rare first edition. The book has been rebound, and the boards are a touch edge worn, but remain strong and square, with bright gilt to the spine. Internally, there is an ex-libris plate on the front pastedown. There is a previous owner's signature on the title page along with some faint pencil markings and a previous retailer's stamp marking. The top corners of the pages are slightly creased and there is some marking on the last few pages, but the body remains clear, c... View more info

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

By: Brown, John Croumbie

Price: $190.00

Publisher: John Crawford, Kirkcaldy (printer): 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28ri

Condition: Good


260 pages plus advertising (complete). A casually owned copy. Green boards with stamped black decoration to the fore, blind stamped decoration to the aft, gilt titling on the spine. The boards have wear, marks, scuffing all about. The spine has wear to head and foot, some rubbing. The boards are comfortable and sure. The contents have evidence of use throughout. There are some marks, some very light user creases. The pages are also clean and clear, earnest, certa... View more info

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

By: Brown, John Croumbie

Price: $285.00

Publisher: John Crawford, Kirkcaldy (printer): 1875

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31ri

Condition: Very Good


260 pages plus advertising (complete). Inscribed by Brown on the title page (as 'from the author'). A smart copy. Rebound in quarter leather. Green boards with gilt titling on the spine. The boards and spine are smart, handsome and sure. Previous owner signature on the title page. The contents have evidence of use throughout. There are some marks, some occasional annotations in pencil. The pages are also companionably clean and clear, earnest, certain, tight, ve... View more info