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SA Auction #82 begins on 07 May 2020

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Rose (Cowper)

FOUR YEARS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA.

Published: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1829

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xii, 308 pages, aquatint frontispiece, contemporary dark green cloth with a red leather title label on the spine, edges uncut, complete with the half title page which has a publisher’s list on the verso, bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper and a corresponding small stamp below the date on the title page. The cloth shows signs of an old repair, light foxing on the endpapers, frontispiece and title page, otherwise the contents are bright.

Mendelssohn (S.) A South African Bibliography, volume 2, pages 248/9, ‘Sketches of life in the Cape Colony and Kaffraria during the first quarter of the nineteenth century. There is some information respecting the lives of the Boers of the interior at this period, with a description of the Hottentots and Kaffirs, and of the slave system of the country, together with some sporting tales….’

  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 145 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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