Shipwrecks and Salvage in South Africa

R 450.00  

Author: Malcom Turner
Publisher: Stuik (1988)
ISBN-10: 0869773879
ISBN-13: 9780869773871
Condition: Very Good. The boards have some light rubbing and minor wear to edges. DJ edges have some light wear (no chips or tears) and a little creasing to a portion of the wrapper next to the base of the spine. A very presentable copy.
Binding: Hardcover 
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 29 x 22.5 x 2.5 cm
Weight: 1.3 kg

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In this book, Malcom Turner has brought together facts about nearly a thousand wrecks that have occurred on the coast of South Africa, from the earliest recorded Portuguese wreck, that of a vessel whose name is lost to us, in 1505, to the shipwreck of the Daeyang family in 1986. All aspects of shipwrecks and salvage are covered in the text and illustrations. The appendixes (106 pages) list in alphabetical, chronological and geographical order all the shipwrecks that have occurred on the South African coast.

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