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John Martineau

The Life and Correspondence of Sir Bartle Frere - Two vol set (includes letters)

Published: John Murray, London, 1895

Edition: First

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Contains original letter in envelope from Sir Bartle's wife, Catherine to John Richards esq, Secretary to the Divisional Council, Cape of Good Hope after Sir Bartle Frere's death. Vol 1: xi, 516p, frontispiece portrait, sketches, 3 single page maps, 2 fold-out maps (Sind and India). Vol 2: vii, 469p. frontispiece, sketches, fold-out route map of Zanzibar mission, fold-out map of South Africa. Original maroon cloth with gilt Frere coat of arms on front boards, gilt lettering on spine. Corners are bumped, stickers on spine. Head and foot of spine are slightly worn and some damage to cloth edges in places. There are a few holes (insect) on front paste-down and first few pages of Vo 1. Ex-libris bookplate of Sir Hugh Clifford on front paste-down. C. Frere's name stamped on ffep, also Gertrudae A. Frere's name in faded ink and date of 1903.
  • Jacket Condition: No jacket
  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Fair


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