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Auction #116 begins on 11 Jul 2024

Despatches from Earl Grey to the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope

CORRESPONDENCE RELATIVE TO THE STATE OF THE KAFIR TRIBES ON THE EASTERN FRONTIER OF THE COLONY

Correspondence presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, February 1848.

Published: William Clowes and sons, London, 1848

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Well bound in dark blue cloth-covered boards, with what appears to be a section of the original spine affixed to the spine binding. Pages in good condition, clean and neatly edged. Easily handled and read. Ex Libris book plate (Percival Bishop) on front paste-down endpaper.

Pages 1-152.

Correspondence between the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope and the Colonial Office in London, during the period of the Frontier Wars. Letters deal with claims; complaints; troop movements; Levies; murders; disturbances in Griqualand etc. Very detailed information with marginal references and notes.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 310 x 210 x 20 mm
  • Sold By: Pringle Bay Books
  • Contact Person: Neil Berens
  • Country: South Africa
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