Antiquarian Auctions

SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

US Auction #4 begins on 08 Oct 2020

Cowper (Rose)


Published: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1829

Edition: First Edition

Lot closed

Sold for: Register or Sign In to find out

Bids: 1

Visits: 39

Have a similar item to sell? Contact Us with the details.

How it works


xii plus 308pp. Contemporary half calf, gilt title to spine. Ex Cape Argus Library rubber stamp to title page only, but no further markings or pate-downs.

A remarkable good, well preserved, clean copy with minimal light random foxing/toning commensurate with the age to certain pages.

Rose provides a series of sketches illustrating life in the Cape Colony and Kaffraria. He includes information on the Boers and the slave trade. Mendelssohn I, p249.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 220mm x 150mm x 24mm
  • Sold By: Booktown Africana
  • Contact Person: Chris Shelton
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0679155808
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), PAYPAL. Regret no Credit Card facility.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

© 2020 Paul Mills trading as All rights reserved. Use of this website is regulated by our website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.