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Gleanings in Africa

Published: James Cundee, London, 1806

Edition: Second edition (?)

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Rebound contemporary full leather. Pp. xxi,320,(1), folding frontispiece, 9 plates. An anonymous work on the state of the Cape of Good Hope before Batavian rule. The author was strongly against slavery and gives his views on the subject. SABIB, 2/357. mendelssohn, 1/609. A reasonable ex-library copy of this scarce work on the Cape of Good Hope. Bound in contemporary leather, binding restored with clear tape, binding shaken with some text working loose, library-stamp on verso of title-page, folding frontispiece is torn and has been restored (no loss of engraving), quite heavy foxing or browning
  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: ABC Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Dennis Slotow
  • Country: South Africa
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