a Grazing, Agricultural, and Cotton-growing country. Comprising descriptions of this well-endowed Colony from the year 1575 to the present time, by Government Officials and Travellers. With a Map of the Colony, and Engravings.
With an Appendix, and a Vocabulary of the Natal or Zulu language.
146 pages, folding colour map as frontispiece, neatly repaired at folds (the paper is brittle), 4 tinted lithographic plates, errata slip tipped in opposite page 43, Addenda (pages 145/6) dated September 1850, full black calf with gilt borders and with red title label on the spine
A South African Bibliography, volume 1, page 523, and volume 5, page 69, Mendelssohn (Sydney) South African Bibliography, volume 1, page 336, ‘The author was a staunch believer in the virtue of colonisation as a means of lessening suffering and poverty and he states that he “promoted emigration to Algoa Bay”…There is a short description of the country, with information of every description for the use of the colonists, together with article, contributed by various writers…’
- Binding Condition: Good
- Overall Condition: Good
- Size: 8vo (225 x 140 mm)