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Title:A Tavern of the Ocean
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$11.00)
Item ID:SB00-0241005
Publisher:Masker Miller, Cape Town, 1952
Edition:Reissued, 1st thus
Illustrator:H. H. McWilliams
Dust Jacket:No
Masker Miller, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Reissued, 1st thus, Illustrated By: H. H. McWilliams

the blue cloth is faded on the spine, and has moisture spots and discolouration on both front and rear panels, and has rubbing on the bottom edges of the boards, exposing the cardboard. age toning of the page edges, and what appears to be accidental dog earring of one page. Internally clean, and page maps, reproduced in blue, the other illustrations throughout the book are done in black and white. There is a preface to this, the 2nd edition, by Lt Col C Graham Boffa. "In the following pages an attempt has been made to give a history of Cape Town and its White inhabitants from the people's point of view. It is a drunken, roystering history, for the Cape was not the home of the merchant princes of the East India Company, but merely the sordid workshop in which many employees treat their wages, died, and were sometimes eaten by dogs. – From the preface to the 1st edition of the author. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [12], 222, (2) pages, illustrated with many line drawings, fold out maps etc. Includes appendices and chronology of opinions, and index. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: H. H. McWilliams. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; South Africa; Genealogy & Local History. Inventory No: 0241005.
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