The Diamond Hunters of South Africa

This is a very are book.

The first London edition is pictured below in blue cloth.

The copy bound in red cloth is the first American edition.

Both copies have the date-code 7/89 (July 1889) on the last page.

A nice copy of the British first edition, which I do not own.

I own this exceedingly rare American first edition.

Below, my copy of the first London edition

Last page date-coded 7/89 (July 1889)


Title-page of the London first edition

This novel was published circa 1900 under a new title: EARLY DAYS AMONG THE BOERS. This was done to capitalize on the public's renewed interest in South Africa due to the Boer War that broke out in 1899.

This copy is for sale $75