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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

[Gift (Theo) pseudonym]

CAPE TOWN DICKY

Or Colonel Jack's Boy.

Published: Hildesheimer & Faulkner, London, no date [1888]

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Illustrated by Alice Havers. Monotints by Ernest Wilson.

64 pages,16 chromolithographic plates and other illustrations in the text, half leather with pictorial glazed paper boards - faded on the upper cover, titled gilt on the spine, light foxing on several pages, a very good copy.

The label on the front pastedown endpaper reads: Sample copy - corrections to be made before printing. Published at 6/- Trade Price 4/- 13 as 12

A South African Bibliography volume 2 page 520: By Dorothy Havers, afterwards Mrs George S. Boulger.

A charmingly illustrated children's story about the adventures of a boy from Cape Town who visits his father's family in England.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (260 x 200 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa & Mastercard and Bank transfers
  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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