Cape of Good Hope 1852 : Blue Book

Price: $475.00

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Book Condition: Good


610 pages (complete). A curate's egg of a copy. A VERY RARE copy of the Government of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope's Blue Book for the year ending January 1853. Contents: Taxes, Duties, &c.; Fees; Revenue and Expenditure; Comparitive Yearly Statement of Revenue and Expenditure; Local Revenues; Military Expenditure; Public Works; Legislation; Councils and Assemblies; Civil Establishment; Security for Discharge of Duties; Pensions; Recapitulation; Foreign Consuls; Population; Ecclesiastical Return; Education; Coins, Exchanges, &c.; Imports and Exports, Cape Colony; Agriculture; Manufactories, &c.; Grants of Land; Gaols and Prisons; Prison Regulations. Listed in Expenditure, for example, are grants made to the shipwrecked of HM Steamer Birkenhead. The boards of this book are scruffy. They are much worn all about. The spine has been repaired with a leather patch. Half leather. Marbled boards. The leathered corners and spine are much worn, aged. The boards are very scuffed, marked, worn about all edges. However, the spine and boards are steady and sure. The paper trims are foxed and tanned. Marbled end papers. The contents, on the other hand, are very pleasing. Blue tinged paper. The contents have some very shallow blushes of foxing here and there throughout. The general appearance of the pages are of health and surety. They are tight, clean, clear, bold, dutiful, diligent, neat, orderly. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.

Title: Cape of Good Hope 1852 : Blue Book

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Categories: Africana - Cape of Good Hope - Government Papers, Legislation, Regulations, Declarations, Notices, Policies etc,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Colonial Office, Cape of Good Hope: 1853

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 94lz