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Cape Cold to Cape Hot

R200.00


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Author: Richard Pape
Publishers: Oldhams Press Ltd - London
Publication Date: 1956
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Fair Condition hardcover with dust jacket
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Description

The story of an epic drive – from Arctic North Cape to African South Cape – the first ever made by man and car. ” .”Pape made world history when, in 1955, in an ordinary British car he become the first man alive to drive from Latitude 71 degees North, 600 miles ABOVE the Arctic Circle, across two-thirds of the world’s surface, to the southern tip of Africa.rival foreign cars and drivers sought to steal his glory and the adventure developed into a race. Pape pressed on taking all risks in his stride, but narrowly missed death on three separate occasions. A much battered Pape and British Austin car finally arrived at Cape Town having beaten all rivals.

256 pages with lots of black & white photographs. Good solid copy. Light reading wear.

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