Life at the Cape a Hundred Years Ago. With Contemporary Illustrations Selected from the Work of Thomas Bowler.
Centaur. Cape Town 1983. Brown cloth boards. 119pp. illustrated b/w. small 4to. Bookplate ffep else a Fine unread copy in VG protected dustwrapper (spine slightly faded, rear rubbed, but no chips, tears, or loss). ISBN: 0908379471 The text of this volume is a series of letters, dated 1861 & 1862, originally published in the Cape Monthly Magazine from 1870 to 1879. They vividly describe life in the Cape Town of those years. The name of the author of the letters is unknown for certain and has been the subject of much speculation.
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