An anonymous work on the state of the Cape of Good Hope under the first phase of British rule (1795 - 1803) and before Batavian rule: 'In a series of letters from an English officer during the period in which that colony has been under the protection of the british Government.' The author was strongly against slavery and gives his views on the subject.
Pp. xxi,320,(1), folding frontispiece (see illustration), 9 plates. Some foxing and offsetting. Bound in full leather - recent leather spine and binding strengthened.
- Binding Condition: Tight
- Overall Condition: Very good
- Size: 14cm x 20.5cm