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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek. Staats-Coerant [Gazette]. 1896 (1)

Published: Transvaal Government, Pretoria, 1896

Edition: First

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The half-bound leather and heavy green cloth-boards of this large volume are rubbed and the corners are frayed. The book covers the first six months of 1896. It remains tightly bound, although there is a binding crack between the second-last and last sections. The book is unmarked except for two different library stamps. The endpapers are lightly foxed and there is light sunning towards many of the page edges.

A feature of these gazettes in their many large fold-out schedules - monthly for import commodities and values and gold production, as well as less frequent tables for, for example, revised telegraph and postal rates. Most of these are intact, but a few are present but torn or loose. Other regular features are ward-lists of all burghers entitled to vote and trading licences issued, with a large number of these being awarded to persons with recognisably Indian names.

  • Binding Condition: Fair to Good
  • Overall Condition: Good+
  • Size: 370 x 250; weight 3.5 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
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