South Africa"s heritage, 1652-1952 the story of white civilisation in South Africa from the landing of the first Dutch settlers with Jan van Riebeeck to the present day. by South African Information Service.

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  • Riebeeck, Jan van, 1619-1677.,
  • South Africa -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • South Africa -- Civilization.

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GenrePictorial works.
LC ClassificationsDT753 .A35
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL6145421M
LC Control Number53037923

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