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H.F.O. - Some Personal Perspectives on Harry: Various Authors &

Various Authors & Illustrators, Barry Mortimer (Compiled and Edited by)

Published by The Brenthurst Press (Pty) Ltd. for the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa Limited (1985)

ISBN 10: 0909079285 ISBN 13: 9780909079284

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About this Item: The Brenthurst Press (Pty) Ltd. for the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa Limited, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. VERY RARE gilded & embossed illustrated hardcover book. "H.F.O. - Some Personal Perspectives on Harry Frederick Oppenheimer by His Colleagues and Friends" By various Authors & Illustrators. Compiled and Edited by Barry Mortimer. This is the First Edition, published by The Brenthurst Press (Pty) Ltd. for the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa Limited, 1985. Very large & heavy item. PLEASE NOTE: As this book is heavy (over 7.5 Kg with packaging), if you are buying this from outside the U.K. please expect additional shipping costs. Elephant Folio, 59 cm x 44.6 cm x 3.6 cm, Orange cloth-covered boards, Black vignette with gilt embossed frame & title, Decorated endpapers, No dust-jacket. 228 pages. Weight: approx. 6.9 Kg (6900 Grams). CONTENTS ARE LIKE NEW!!! However, there are 3 tears & fraying on the cloth on vertical edge of front cover. Spine is marked but sturdy, tiny bump along its length, bumped & scuffed either end, binding tight! Cover is slightly marked in places, few scratches & scuffs, tiny hole in cloth on front, vignette a little scuffed, gilt bright but slightly worn away, edges & corners bumped & scuffed, top front corner is frayed with board exposed. Outer edges of pages are marked & slightly bumped. Pastedowns & endpapers slightly scuffed round edges. Some pages (very few) have light handling creases, and/or faint marks/smudges mostly in margins, and/or tiny marked corner folds. VERY RARE BOOK, EXCELLENT CONDITION INSIDE!!! A fascinating tribute to South African Businessman & wealthy Chairman of the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa and De Beers Consolidated Mines: Harry Frederick Oppenheimer. An interesting collection of the thoughts and views from his colleagues and friends recounting their time spent with Harry Frederick Oppenheimer. Richly illustrated with full-page colour paintings by various Artists, including a Frontispiece oil on canvas portrait of Harry Frederick Oppenheimer: 'H. F. Oppenheimer' and some pencil sketches by Neil Rodger, watercolour paintings & other illustrations among text. Contents: Editor's Note. List of Illustrations. Preface. 1: The Boss. 2: Action in the Western Desert. 3: The Orange Free State Goldfield. 4: The Political Perspective. 5: The Diamond Industry. 6: The Federation and U.D.I. 7: Diversifying from Mining. 8: Aftermath of Sharpeville. 9: International Diversification. 10: The Federale Mynbou-General Mining Deal. 11: Carlton Centre. 12: Industrial Relations. 13: Organization and Group Structure. 14: The Chairman's Fund. 15: Consgold and the Dawn Raid. 16: The Urban Foundation. Epilogue. Acknowledgements. Index. IN STOCK in the UK!!! We post the same day, or if that's not possible, the very next working day. Seller's Ref: LB-01. Seller Inventory # ABE-10566295624

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Mortimer, Barry;Oppenheimer, H. F.

Published by Published for Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited by the Brenthurst Press (1985)

ISBN 10: 0909079285 ISBN 13: 9780909079284

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About this Item: Published for Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited by the Brenthurst Press, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. the orange boards are a little rubbed and there is very slight wear. internally the book appears pristine. there are no inscriptions but there is a presentation card signed by anton rupert. this book is extremely heavy and is not suitable for airmail, but will be sent surface. Seller Inventory # ws25

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