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EIGHT BELLS AT SALAMANDER by  Lawrence G Green - First Edition - 1960 - from Ravenswood Books and


by Green, Lawrence G

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Cape Town, SA: Howard Timmins. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover has very light wear to spine ends & edges, light soiling to outer edge of pages. Interior pages are clean & tight. There is a small donation stamp inside cover as well as a very neatly written small inscription on endpage. Colour fontispiece and numerous b/w photos & illustrations throughout. 271 pages. Jacket has edgwear, rubbing along edges, and several small tears & chips, age yellowing and light soiling. The authentic story of unknown sea mysteries, of ships and men in South African waters, of treasure ships and lost and abandoned ships along the South African coast, and dramas on the lonely isles in African waters.... ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


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