Wagon-Tracks and Orchards

R 525.00  

Subtitle: Early Days in Sandton
Author: Juliet Marais Louw
Signed by the Author
Publisher: AD. Donker (1976)
ISBN-10: 0949937223
ISBN-13: 9780949937223
Condition: Very Good. The DJ has creases, chips and tears round the edges and spine. Boards are edge-worn with minor scuffing and dents. Bookseller sticker on the front paste down, P.O.S in pen to the front free-end paper. Otherwise the contents is clean, bright and tightly bound.
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 136
Dimensions: 27 x 21.5 x 1.5 cm

Weight: 0.8 kg
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The author Juliet Marais Louw, who lived in the area describes the quaint and often amusing conditions which, until quite recently, prevailed in this now highly sophisticated neighbourhood. She writes from personal knowledge of the days when the link with civilization was the milk van, when shopping was in the nature of a social call, when the telephone exchange was happy to take messages for the lady next door.

Over a hundred delightful old photographs, many taken during the 1890's by one of the original settlers, Max Weber, give the book a rare charm.

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