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30 May 2019 16:30 GMT

Cowper (Rose)

FOUR YEARS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Published: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1829

Edition: First Edition

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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: booktownafricana@mymtnmail.co.za
  • Telephone: 27 83 6001962
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), PAYPAL. Regret no Credit Card facility.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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