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Sunrise to Evening Star by Marina King

Sunrise to Evening Star by Marina King

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Sunrise to Evening Star

My Seventy Years in South Africa

by Marina King

George G. Harrap & Co., 1936, black and white photographic plates, black and white photographic frontispiece, hardcover, dustjacket

Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, ex-library with stamp to front endpaper and card sleeve to back endpaper, one loose plate, dustjacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, bumping, chipping and tears, attached to book, (see photographs)

“This book tells, in simple and eloquent language, the story of a brave woman’s life.  Thus Lord Allenby introduces this autobiography in which, with charm and sincerity, with the quiet confidence and dignity that accompanies old age, and with no small sense of literary style, an old lady in her 79th year recalls her adventurous early pioneer days in South Africa.   Her father retired from the Navy and became a farmer, and when quite a child she made the difficult and dangerous trek from Cape Colony to Natal by ox-wagon.  Her mother died, and she went to live in Maritzburg, where she met and married Charles Woodroffe, an ex-naval officer...”

 

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