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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

US Auction #8 begins on 01 Sep 2021

Reform Committee

REFORM COMMITTEE, Sentenced, April 28th 1896. Pretoria Jail, Ascension Day 1896.

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“Showing our ideas of the Pig we bought in a poke from the Government of this so called Republic.”

Title page and 16 leaves, with facsimiles of drawings by members of the Reform Committee, each sketch bearing the ‘artist’s signature and his place and date of birth. The names include Lionel Phillips, John Hays Hammond, Percy Fitzpatrick, Colonel Frank Rhodes, etc.

Original green cloth titled ‘Sketches’ in gilt on the upper cover, front hinge split, overall a good copy.

No Place or Date (London, 1896?) (Bears a green circular printer’s ticket on the front paste-down endpaper of  Shaw & Son, Printers and Lithographers, Wholesale & Manufacturing Stationers. Fetter Lane & Crane Court, London E.C.)


  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: Oblong 8vo (175 x 235 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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