Macmillan and Co., Limited., London / J C Juta and Company, Cape Town: 1899
Seller ID: cfss
Condition: Very Good
437 pages (complete). A VERY RARE first edition of Perceval Laurence's essays etc. The opp ffp has a compliment's inscription from Laurence. Pasted to he ffp has the remnants of a letter with Laurence's signature. Of interest on the opp-ffp is the signature of William Musgrove Hopley. He, like Perceval Laurence, was a lawyer and a judge in Kimberley and Griqualand. Hopley is best remembered for sentencing to death the first white man to be hanged in Kimberley (controversially). His signature is dated: Kimberley, 18 May 1900. He and Laurence were colleagues and friends. A benign, somew... View More...