Jonathan Ball, 2007, introduction, in 1857, chapters per 10 year period, ie 1888-1897, acknowledgements, copious press photography and period advertisement, 200 pages, 255 x 330mm, condition: very good.
The Cape Argus was founded on 3 January 1857, by the partners Saul Solomon, journalist Richard William Murray ("Limner") and the MP Bryan Henry Darnell. However, political differences immediately surfaced between the partners. Saul Solomon was a radical supporter of multi-racial democracy, women's rights and the local "responsible government" movement; while his two partners were virulently pro-imperialist. Saul Solomon, now the sole owner of the Argus from 1863, through Saul Solomon & Co., threw the newspaper entirely behind responsible government and support for non-racialism. He was immensely influential in building and shaping the company, which quickly became the leading newspaper of the Cape. (wiki/Cape Argus)
- Jacket Condition: very good
- Binding Condition: very good
- Overall Condition: very good
- Size: 255 x 330mm
- Sold By: The Old Limpopo Curiosity Shop (research bookshop)
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- Country: South Africa
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