The Story of South Africa [Our Empire's Wondrous Story series, No. 5] 1927 by Cecil Bernard Rutley ~ Rhodesia ~ British Empire ~ Textbook


Title: The Story of South Africa [Our Empire's Wondrous Story series, No. 5]

Author: C. [Cecil] Bernard Rutley and Cecily M. [Marianne] Rutley

Description: Original printed card covers. Covers are a bit worn; spine darkened and has a bit of chipping at ends. Previous owner's name on front cover and ffep. Pages show some underlining (mostly in the first half). Illustrations and maps. 110 pages. 18.4 x 13.5 cm. One copy noted on OCLC (Univ. of Alberta).

The fifth book in the Rutleys' seven-volume series on the possessions of the British Empire, which they wrote for the Upper Classes of Elementary Schools and the Middle Forms of Secondary Schools. The first half of the book, written by C. Bernard Rutley, is a historical survey and deals with the discovery, settlement, conquest and growth of South Africa and Rhodesia. The second half, written by Mr. Rutley's sister, Cecily, deals with South Africa from a contemporary geographical, social, and industrial standpoint.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good

Publisher: E. J. Arnold & Son
Place: Leeds - Glasgow - Belfast
Year: 1927

Keywords: South Africa, Rhodesia, British Empire, textbook, vintage,

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