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Anonymous

Gleanings in Africa

Exhibiting a Faithful and Correct View of the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants of the Cape of Good Hope and Surrounding Country. With a full and comprehensive Account of the System of Agriculture adopted by the Colonists: Soil, Climate, Natural Productions, &c., &c., &c., Interspersed with Observations and Reflections on the State of Slavery in the Southern Extremity of the African Continent

Published: James Cundee, London, 1806

Edition: First

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 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
  • Sold By: Roger Stewart Antiquarian
  • Contact Person: Dr. Roger Stewart
  • Country: South Africa
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