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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Theal, George McCall

CHRONICLES OF THE CAPE COMMANDERS:

Published: W.A. Richards & Sons, Cape Town, 1882

Edition: First

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An abstract of original manuscripts in the Archives of the Cape Colony, dating from 1651-1691, compared with printed accounts of the settlement by various visitors during that time.


Also four short papers upon subjects connected with the East India Company's government at a later period, reprinted from Colonial periodicals and notes on English, Dutch and French books published before 1796, containing references to South Africa. With four charts.

xiv, 428 pages, [4] folded leaves: maps. Half black calf with green cloth and gilding, raised bands and red title label.Rubbed on edges and corners. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Dated gift inscription on a preliminary page.

See Mendelssohn, volume 2, page 475 and South African Bibliography, volume 4, page 476.

  • Binding Condition: Excellent
  • Overall Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 24 x 16 cm
  • Sold By: Select Books
  • Contact Person: David McLennan
  • Country: South Africa
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