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Blue-Book on Native Affairs 1880. Compiled in compliance with a resolution of the Honourable The House of Assembly, dated the 10th June, 1873 - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor 1880

By: N/A

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Cape of Good Hope: Ministerial Department of Native Affairs / Saul Solomon & Co., Cape Town: 1880

Seller ID: 83ro

Condition: Very Good


98 pages (complete). Half morocco with blue cloth covered boards. Gilt titling, borders and decoration. The leather corners and spine are most handsome and attractive. The boards are healthy, smart, elegant. The contents are paginated by hand (in pencil). The contents have evidence of use throughout. There are some very few annotations (pencil). The title page and others have handling marks, age-related marks. By far, and overwhelmingly, the contents are clean, clear, authoritative, certain, confident, tidy, assured, most agreeable. fk View more info

Statistical Register of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope for the half-year, January to June, 1904, including Census Population Results for 1904, with Certain Supplementary Returns to 31st December, 1904

By: N/A

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Cape Times Limited, Government Printer, Cape Town: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58rw

Condition: Near Fine


375 pages (complete). A pleasingly hale copy. Half-leather. Marbled boards. Gilt titles on leather patch on front board. The leather corners and spine are much worn, scuffed, marked from storage, age. The boards are worn about the edges from shelving. There is scuffing, scratching, fading. However, the boards and spine are steady and confident. The end papers have some wear and fading. Included: a large complimentary slip from the Colonial Secretary's Office (tanned). The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, bright, very clean and clear, very confident - as if almost new thr... View more info

Correspondence on the subject of Convict Discipline and Transportation - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, February 16, 1847 / Convicts (Cape of Good Hope): Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 18 June 1847; - for, "Copies or Extracts of Despatches, and of their Enclosures, received during the Years 1843 and 1844, from the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, relative to a Plan for Improving Discipline among the Convicts, and Employing them on the Roads of the Colony / Transportation - Convicts. Transportation (Cape of Good Hope) / Despatches relative to the Reception of Convicts at The Cape of Good Hope - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, January 31, 1850 / Convict Discipline &c: Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 8 February ; - for, "Copies or Extracts of Despatches relative to Convict Discipline, and the Employment of Colonial Discipline, and the Employment of Colonial Convicts in the Formation and Improvement of Roads at the Cape"

By: N/A

Price: $285.00

Publisher: T R Harrison / W Clowes and Sons: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 80rz

Condition: Good


Complete. An aged copy. The first paper relates to Convicts in Australia, the other papers relate to Convicts in the Cape Colony. Half leather. The boards are scruffy. They are much worn, scuffed, marked, scratched. The leather corners and spine are also worn, scuffed. Gilt titling and decoration on the spine (worn) with much wear to the head and foot. The spine and the boards are comfortable and steady. The paper-edges are a little tanned. The early and later pages are blotched and marked by age and foxing. Overwhelmingly the contents, whilst there are occasional age-related marks a... View more info

Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope: Vol 1 - "Letters Received, 1695-1708"; Vol 2 - "Letters Despatched From the Cape, 1652-1662"

By: Leibbrandt, HCV

Price: $213.75

Publisher: W A Richards & Sons, Cape Town: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28sd

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). Two benign copies from the library of R F Thorold (whose ex-libris plates are on the front pastedowns). The boards of both are scuffed, worn, marked by handling and storage. The spines have handling marks and wear, wear to the heads and feet and along the seems. Vol I: The front and end papers have mild wear, some age-related tanning and marks. The contents are amenable, clean and clear. Vol II (pub 1900): Attached is an author's compliments slip. The front and late papers have age-related tanning and wear. The pages have pools of foxing, some occasional user we... View more info