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Pen and Ink Sketches in Parliament / Pen en Inkt Schetsen in het Parlement

By: Limner; [Murray, R W]

Price: $361.00

Publisher: Monitor Office, Cape Town: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 76pi

Condition: Very Good


64 pages (complete) plus advertising pages. In English and Dutch. This VERY RARE FIRST EDITION book has been recently rebound in half-leather, marbled boards. There is some shelving wear about the edges and corners, but the boards are elegant, healthy, sound. New end papers. The contents are suitably venerable. The English language title page has two previous owner signatures. The pages have age-related marks, tanning, storage, some flushes, rashes of foxing. The... View more info

The Political Situation (A Paper read by S C Cronwright-Schreiner in the Town Hall, Kimberley, August 20, 1895)

By: Schreiner, Olive; Schreiner, C S Cronwright

Price: $285.00

Publisher: T Fisher Unwin, London: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31qk

Condition: Very Good


148 pages (complete). From the Library of Sir Alpheus Fuller Williams (for many years the General Manager of the De Beers Diamond Mines in Kimberley; also known for his memoirs of his 'diamond' days at the mine). His ex-libris plate of an illustration of Williams' house in Muizenberg, 'Vergenoeg'. This pasted to the front pastedown. This has some few age-related marks. The frontispage has a stamped number. A benign copy of this RARE title. Pocket/ slim-sized. The... View more info