Author:Allen, Dean; Foreword By Professor Andre Odendaal

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Empire War and Cricket in South Africa, Logan of Matjiesfontein by Dean Allen ( James Douglas Logan / Central Karoo District Municipality in the Western Cape )

By: Allen, Dean; Foreword By Professor Andre Odendaal

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, SA: Zebra Press / Penguin Random House South Africa, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158755

ISBN: 1770228470

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 7 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 334 pages, b&w and two-tone photos, ---"Cecil John Rhodes once said he had only met two creators in South Africa: himself and James Douglas Logan, the Scottish-born founder of Matjiesfontein. Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa explores in detail how Matjiesfontein was created and how Logan developed this little Karoo town into a renowned health resort, attracting the rich and famous – including the likes of South African novelist Olive Schreiner and England cricketer George Lohmann. But above all,... View more info