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Image for South African Republic : Further Correspondence relating to Affairs in the South African Republic (In Continuation of [C.-8063] April 1896, [C.-8159] July 1896, and [C.-8346] February 1897.) - Presented to Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. April 1897.

South African Republic : Further Correspondence relating to Affairs in the South African Republic (In Continuation of [C.-8063] April 1896, [C.-8159] July 1896, and [C.-8346] February 1897.) - Presented to Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. April 1897.

By: N/A

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1897

Seller ID: 70kr

Condition: Very Good


141 pages (complete). A sound copy of this collection of correspondence between Cape Town and Westminster as tensions ratcheted upwards towards war. Half leather. The boards are scuffed, worn, marked by handling and storage. The leathered corners and spine are much worn, scuffed, They are resolute. The boards are secure and sure. The contents are most pleasing - especially taking the age of the book into account. Whilst the frontis and early pages may have some handling and storage-related marks, the contents are healthy, fresh-faced. They are clean, clear, confident, bold, certain, a... View more info

Image for Cape of Good Hope 1852 : Blue Book

Cape of Good Hope 1852 : Blue Book

By: N/A

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Colonial Office, Cape of Good Hope: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94lz

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; Manufac... View more info

Image for Cape of Good Hope: Correspondence relating to Native Disturbances in Bechuanaland - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, March, 1898

Cape of Good Hope: Correspondence relating to Native Disturbances in Bechuanaland - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, March, 1898

By: N/A

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1898

Seller ID: 17ms

Condition: Very Good


67 pages (complete). A decent copy. Rebound (smartly). The boards have some shallow wear to the corners, edges and the foot and head of the spine. Pressed gilt titling. The boards are sound and steady. New end papers (with some very few handling marks). The contents are official and orderly. The front paper is worn, marked from age, use and handling. From thereon the pages are clean, clear, assured, more than competent. fk View more info

Image for Statistical Register of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope for the year 1905, with Supplement for 1906

Statistical Register of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope for the year 1905, with Supplement for 1906

By: N/A

Price: $171.00

Publisher: Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, Cape Town: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13mz

Condition: Very Good


375 pages (complete). A placid copy. Half-leather. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. Marbled boards. Titling on a leather patch affixed to the front board. The boards are much worn all about. The leathered corners are scruffy with wear, scuffing. The spine edge strips are also scuffed, worn. The boards are passive. They have scuffing, scratches, rubbing, marks from storage and shelving and handling. The boards are steady, sure, redolent. The title patch is also worn; gilt titling is rubbed but resilient. The contents are most pleasing. Paper trims flecked (ledger-... View more info

Image for Cape of Good Hope: Correspondence with the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope relative to the state of the Kafir Tribes on The Eastern Frontier Of The Colony - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty

Cape of Good Hope: Correspondence with the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope relative to the state of the Kafir Tribes on The Eastern Frontier Of The Colony - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty

By: N/A

Price: $66.50

Publisher: William Clowes and Sons: 1847

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 93nr

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Photocopied facsimile of original paper. Rebound (most smartly) by Gordon R Everson (the previous owner and well known medal expert). A pencilled note on the front pastedown reads: "Self bound - GRE - Nov 1980). Please note that text is on facing pages only. The sky-blue boards are healthy. They do have some light scuffing and shelving wear. They are steady and sure. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean and clear, tight, bright, certain, confident, assiduously maintained. fk View more info

Image for Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of South Africa (In continuation of [C.-2318] of May 1879) - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. July 1879

Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of South Africa (In continuation of [C.-2318] of May 1879) - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. July 1879

By: N/A

Price: $237.50

Publisher: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, London / Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1879

Seller ID: 96nr

Condition: Good


176 pages (complete). A venerable copy. The publication is housed in a beautifully crafted box (quarter leather). This is in exceptionally smart condition. Dove grey boards / blue leather spine. The publication itself is resolute, assured. Of much interest is that there is a stamp on the title page indicating that the book comes from the collection of SAUL SOLOMON - a very influential and well known Cape Town publisher and politician. He had initialled the top of the page. The book is considerably annotated but it is not possible to tell by whom (Solomon or a subsequent owner). The co... View more info

Image for Correspondence with the Governor of the Cape Hope, relative to the state of the Kafir Tribes on the Eastern Frontier of the Colony [various papers presented to Parliament between 1847-1848]

Correspondence with the Governor of the Cape Hope, relative to the state of the Kafir Tribes on the Eastern Frontier of the Colony [various papers presented to Parliament between 1847-1848]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: William Clowes and Sons, London for Her Majesty's Stationery Office:

Seller ID: 60ns

Condition: Good


Complete. Privately bound, most elegantly, in quarter leather by the previous owner Gordon Everson of Johannesburg (an acclaimed medal specialist). A note at the bottom of the front pastedown attests this. Photocopied contents from original documents, consequently text etc on facing sides only. Blue cloth covered boards with some light storage marks, wear. The blue leather spine is very smart and handsome. The boards and spine are healthy and sturdy. Within, the contents have some light storage marks to the frontis and first pages, otherwise, the contents are smart, clean, clear, cert... View more info

Image for Cape of Good Hope: Report and Proceedings with Appendices of the Government Commission on Native Laws and Customs - presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency the Governor, January 1883

Cape of Good Hope: Report and Proceedings with Appendices of the Government Commission on Native Laws and Customs - presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency the Governor, January 1883

By: N/A

Price: $209.00

Publisher: W A Richards and Sons, Government Printers, Cape Town: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27op

Condition: Good


Complete. A placid copy of this stout, sturdy report that was introduced to decide on a penal code for the 'Native' populations of the Cape of Good Hope. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about from use and storage. The spine is also much worn about head and foot and seams. Both the boards and the spine are efficient, resolute. Within, the guttering fore and aft is cracked but the general security of the book is unaffected. The contents bear their age with amiability and competence. The final pages have wear, tanning, but the body of the pages are unaffected by these distrac... View more info

Image for Report from the Select Committee on Aborigines (British Settlements) with the Minutes of Evidence, Appendix and Index - Imperial Blue Book, 1836 mr VII, 538 / Report of the Select Committee on Aborigines (British Settlements) with the Official Report and Further Evidence - Appendix and Index - Imperial Blue Book, 1837 nr VII, 425 / Report and Proceedings with appendices of the Government Commission on Native Laws and Customs - Cape of Good Hope Blue Book: 1883, Nr G.4, / Part II: Appendices and Proceedings of the Native Laws and Customs Commission (Official Blue Book Reprintseries - Vol 1, parts 1 and 2; Volume 2: parts 1 and 2)

Report from the Select Committee on Aborigines (British Settlements) with the Minutes of Evidence, Appendix and Index - Imperial Blue Book, 1836 mr VII, 538 / Report of the Select Committee on Aborigines (British Settlements) with the Official Report and Further Evidence - Appendix and Index - Imperial Blue Book, 1837 nr VII, 425 / Report and Proceedings with appendices of the Government Commission on Native Laws and Customs - Cape of Good Hope Blue Book: 1883, Nr G.4, / Part II: Appendices and Proceedings of the Native Laws and Customs Commission (Official Blue Book Reprintseries - Vol 1, parts 1 and 2; Volume 2: parts 1 and 2)

By: N/A

Price: $190.00

Publisher: C Struik (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 67pm

Condition: Very Good


Four volumes/ parts (complete). Facsimile reprints. From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialists and collectors). Both of the Volume 1 books have ex-libris plates on the front pastedowns. All have red cloth covered boards. The boards have very light scuffing and corner wear. They are otherwise smart, handsome. The contents are pleasing. Part 1 has flecks of foxing to the paper trims, to the early pages. Otherwise, the contents are very clean and clear and neat and pleasing. Part one has some foxing about the edges of the frontis and end pages. The contents ar... View more info

Image for Cape of Good Hope: Report of the Officer in Charge of the Government Wine Farm at Groot Constantia For the Year 1894 - Presented to both Houses to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor 1895

Cape of Good Hope: Report of the Officer in Charge of the Government Wine Farm at Groot Constantia For the Year 1894 - Presented to both Houses to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor 1895

By: De Waal, J P (Officer-in-Charge)

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Department of Agriculture / W A Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Cape Town: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74mx

Condition: Good


7 pages plus 32 blank pages (padding for binding). Ex-library (State Library Pretoria) copy. A RARE copy. Rebound by the library. Fresh end papers. The report itself is benign and mildly aged. The front cover has State Library stamps, annotations and a previous owner signature. It has wear, a little tanning about the edges. The contents are also mildly tanned, but are otherwise healthy, sure, clean, clear, dutiful, more than competent. fk View more info

Image for Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1905.  Being a revised reprint of the authorised edition issued in 1895 by H Tennant and E M Jackson, to which have been added the Acts of Parliament passed in the Sessions held during the period 1896-1905 - Vol 1, 1652-1879

Statutes of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1905. Being a revised reprint of the authorised edition issued in 1895 by H Tennant and E M Jackson, to which have been added the Acts of Parliament passed in the Sessions held during the period 1896-1905 - Vol 1, 1652-1879

By: Jackson, E M (Ed)

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Cape Times Limited, Cape Town: 1906

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 27oj

Condition: Very Good


1663 pages (complete). A solid copy. A signature on the frontispage, W E Bok, indicates ownership by Willem Bok, Jr who was once private secretary to Louis Botha and later a justice of the Supreme Court, in Pretoria. The contents are liberally annotated by him (making this his working copy). Half leather. The leathered corners and spine are much worn all about. The spine is marked by shelving, handling, storage. The boards are scuffed, worn about the edges from shelving. The boards and spine are sure and assured. They are steady and sound. The contents are pleasing. They are a dilig... View more info

Image for Statutes, Proclamations, and Government Notices in force in the Native Territories of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope on the 30th June 1907

Statutes, Proclamations, and Government Notices in force in the Native Territories of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope on the 30th June 1907

By: Macfadyen, Alfred Newth

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, Cape Town: 1907

Seller ID: 51nr

Condition: Good


612 pages plus appendices and index (complete). A much owned and used copy. Ex-library (Hooggeregshof-Supreme Court, Pretoria (dated: 2-2-1939)). A note on the frontispage indicates that it was given to the library A.A. Roberts (who later became a QC), at the time on the board of Trustees of the State Library, as well as an author of legal titles. The covers are considerably worn, marked, stained all about. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage and the there are tide-stains on the covers and earlier pages. The contents are waved from the storage conditions (but this do... View more info

Image for Specimens of The Authentic Records of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, Relative to the Aboriginal Tribes.  To which is prefixed An Inquiry into the Justice And Expediency Of Publishing The Remaining Portion Of Those Records

Specimens of The Authentic Records of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, Relative to the Aboriginal Tribes. To which is prefixed An Inquiry into the Justice And Expediency Of Publishing The Remaining Portion Of Those Records

By: Moodie, Donald

Price: $237.50

Publisher: A S Robertson, Cape Town / J Richardson, London: 1841

Seller ID: 99nr

Condition: Good


77 pages (complete). Original publication enclosed in comparatively recent new boards. Buckskin spine. The taupe coloured boards have some light wear to the corners and edges from shelving. They also have shallow scuff-marks from storage. The spine has general, genial wear. It is yet gentlemanly and assured. New end papers. The report itself has much wear fore and aft. Pp front to 4: the bottom corners have been reinforced. Pp 5-11 have a small puncture injurty twixt the page numbers and the first lines. The final page was repaired, at some stage, with scotch tape. The front and la... View more info

Image for Records of the Cape Colony - from February 1793 to December 1796.  Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London

Records of the Cape Colony - from February 1793 to December 1796. Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London

By: Theal, George McCall

Price: $190.00

Publisher: The Government of the Cape Colony: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 84qb

Condition: Very Good


506 pages (complete). George Theal's signature was clipped from a letter and pasted to the title page ("Your obedient Servant, Geo. M. Theal"). The signature is clear and fresh. A contented copy. The boards have some shelving wear about the edges, corners. There are scuffing marks, some handling wear and marks. The spine is healthy. It has some wear to the head and foot. The gilt titling is benign. Within, the early and later pages are tanned from age. However, from the title page onwards the pages are agreeable. There are very, very occasional handling marks, some very, ver... View more info