Vintage 1940 Hardcover South & East African Travel Book. "The South and East African Year Book and Guide 1940, with Atlas, Town Plans, and Diagrams. By A. Gordon Brown. HARDCOVER. 1940 Sampson, Low, Marston & Company Ltd. (England) Stated 46th Edition, 1st printing; w/ Date: "1940" & "forty-sixth edition" on the Title page & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1940 Vintage copy. "Detailed guide to principal South African & East African Towns, cities, historical monuments, and gold & diamond mines & fields and recent (at that time) excavations. Comprehensive and detailed guide to the southern & eastern Africa, its antiquities, excavations, history and topography. It transcends the level of the usual tourist guide, however, and is a scholarly work in its own right that concisely encapsulates of modern South & East Africa." Profusely Illustrated with travel advertisements, maps, plans of gold/diamond mines & numerous other illustrations with 64 pages of color maps. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; decorated gray hardcover with light expected handling wear especially at top/bottom of spine, but all lettering/decoration bright Two ribbon bookmarks with attached advertisements present. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping will be billed to winning bidder by Last Chance Auctions in their billing for item(s). Media Mail postage is shown for shipping in the United States. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are avaible at added expense at the bidders request. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
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