Across the Kalahari Desert.

By: Makin W. J.

Price: £110.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A good sound copy hardback book without inscriptions or other markings. Burgundy cloth with yellowy-gilt titling to the spine. One slight line to the spine from reading probably but no crease. The rear cover has a few light marks, but overall sound and clean. All hinges tight. Slight wear to the tips of the front 2 corners. The page fore-edges are lightly tanned with age and have some foxing spots (tan coloured scattered spotting). Internally some PALE foxing spots/patching, here and there, scattered throughout the book , with more to the title page, prelims, page edges, and last few pages, otherwise clean and unmarked - No Inscriptions or other Marks. Sketch maps of the area on both endpapers. First Edition 1929. 288 pages PLUS the b/w frontispiece and 17 further b/w photo-illustrations on 15 pages. 23 chapters. No index. Quite a scarce title covering the Bushmen, The Batawana, Bushmen Hunters, African Legends, etc, etc. See Images; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Across the Kalahari Desert.

Author Name: Makin W. J.

Categories: Foreign Travel. Exploration, Anthropology. Genealogy, Africa . S. Africa,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: London, Arrowsmith.: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: M011015

Keywords: Across The Kalahari Desert. By W. J. Makin. 1928 Travel. Bushmen of the Kalahari. ghanzi. The Batawana Africa. African veld, Lake Ngami Kalahari. Desert. Sand Dune Bushmen.