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SA Auction #100 begins on 14 Jul 2022

US Auction #12 begins on 03 Aug 2022

T.-W. Bowler and W.-R. Thomson

Pictorial album of Cape Town, with views of Simon's Town, Port Elizabeth and Graham's Town....

from original drawings, with historical and descriptive sketches.

Published: J.C. Juta, Cape Town, 1866

Edition: First edition.

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Oblong folio. 38,5 x 29 cm. Large panoramic View of Cape Town as a frontispiece. ( circa. 56 x 38,5 cm. ) 44 pages of descriptive text and  12 lithographed plates. original gold decorated cloth. A rare album of views by one of the most important South African artists. ( Abbey p. 296 ).

Bowler lived in Cape Town in 1833 and worked at the Royal Observatory, he set up as an artist in 1837. See at Length in Mendelssohn I p. 177. Loose, text browned, binding with worming and damage. In fact the binding needs to be restored and the book block needs to be rebound. But complete with the plates in very good/ fine condition. ( see pictures).

  • Binding Condition: Used/worn esp at corners
  • Size: 38,5 x 29 cm.
  • Sold By: Antiquariaat Theo de Boer
  • Contact Person: Theo de Boer
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: ++ 31 648986156
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  • Trade Associations: Ilab / NVVA


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