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Auction #115 begins on 30 May 2024

Cape of Good Hope Travel Guides

1.) PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPE COLONY [1890] 2.) THE CAPE PENINSULA (1914) 3.) THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (1919)

3 x Vintage Cape of Good Hope Travel Guides

Published: Cape Town, 1890, 1914, 1919

Edition: First Editions

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1.) PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPE COLONY

Published by J. C. Juta & Co., Cape Town, not dated by c.1890

A collection of 24 black & white photographs of Cape Town and surrounds, issued by J. C. Juta presumably as a souvenir for tourists. Published in the Cape "Colony", so around the year 1890. 

Red hardcover binding with gilt titles on front panel.

2.) THE CAPE PENINSULA

First edition published by the Cape Peninsula Publicity Association in 1914.

Publisher's illustrated stapled card covers. 34pp. Illustrated by renowned South African artist Nita Spilhaus, this booklet being one of her earliest works after she moved from Germany to the Cape Colony in 1907.

3.) THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE being the OFFICIAL HANDBOOK of the CITY OF CAPE TOWN 

First edition, The Publicity Dept., Cape Town, 1919.

Compiled by J. R. Finch.

Publisher's illustrated card covers.

155pp + 8pp adverts. Text illustrations and black & white photographs.

Label on spine and label at bottom of title page but otherwise a good copy.

Cover and text illustrations by Charles Sidney Groves, who taught at the Cape Town School of Art and in 1924 was a Senior Lecturer at UCT's Michaelis School of Fine Art. 

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
  • Contact Person: Armandt Marais
  • Country: South Africa
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