Chapter 1: Africana - Cape of Good Hope - Government Papers, Legislation, Regulations, Declarations, Notices, Policies Etc
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Cape of Good Hope: Government Papers, 1855
By Authority Cape of Good Hope - Saul Solomon & Co. Cape Town. 1855, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Reports of the Surveyor-General Charles D Bell, Esq. on the Copper Fields of Little Namaqualand, and of Commander M S Nolloth, of HMS Frolic, on the Bays and Harbours of that Coast. / Report of the General Prison Board - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, March, 1855 - Cape of Good Hope. / Seventh Annual Report Of the Commissioners for Improving the Port and Harbour of Table Bay, appointed by Proclomations of His Excellency the Governor, dated 26th July. 1848, and 7th January, 1852 - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, March, 1855. / Report submitted by the Honourable the Colonial Secretary to His Excellency the Governor, upon the operations of the Central Board of Commissioners for Public Roads, during the ten years from the establishment of the board, in December, 1843, to the close of 1853. With A Summary Review of its present position and liabilities. Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by Command of His Excellency the Governor. March, 1855. / Conditions upon which it is proposed to enrol Pensioners for Service in South Africa - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor. March, 1855. / Further Correspondence upon the Subject of the Appointment of a Lieutenant-Governor, and the Creation of Judicial and other Establishments in the Eastern Province of the Cape Colony - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by Command of His Excellency the Governor, March, 1855. / Correspondence upon the Subject of an Application from the President of the Orange Free State for an Annual Grant from the Government of the Cape Colony. Articles of Convention between H M Special Commissioner and the Representatives of the Orange River Territory - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by Command of His Excellency the Governor, March, 1855. / Report of H Calderwood, Esq. appointed Special Commissioner to inquire into the Present State of the Fingo Locations on the Eastern Frontier, dated 22d January, 1855 - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, March, 1855. / Further Correspondence upon the Creation of Judicial Establishments in the Eastern Province of the Cape Colony - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, March, 1855. / Appendices to Report of the General Prison Board for 1854 - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, April, 1855. / Abstract of Returns, relating to Villages Recommended As The Seats Of New Magistracies, received From The Civil Commissioners, in reply to Circular of the 2nd November, 1854 - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, April, 1855. / Annual Report of the Superintendent-General of Education, for The Year 1854 - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, May, 1855. / Report of the Deputy Surveyor-General on the Locations and the progress of the Occupation of the South Victoria District. / Further Report of H Calderwood, Esq. Special Commissioner, to inquire into the state of the Fingo Locations on the Eastern Frontier, and Letter of Chief Commissioner of British Kaffraria, relative to first Report - Presented to both Houses of Parliament, by command of His Excellency the Governor, May, 1855. / Petitions to the President and Members of the Legislative Council from the inhabitants of: District of Malmesbury; Landowners and inhabitants of the Field-cornetcy of Onder Bokkeveld, District of Clanwilliam; the District of Riversdale; of the Institution of Genadendale, and others residing in the District of Caledon; Landowners, Agriculturists, and others residing in the District of Caledon; Pastor and Deacons of the English Congregational Church in Cape Town, signing on behalf of the Members of the said Church, by virtue of a resolution unanimously passed at a Church meeting ..; Committee and Members of the Commercial Exchange; Inhabitants of Graham's Town and Albany, in Public Meeting; Clergy of the Diocese of Cape Town. Translation of a Communication received by the Governor from certain Rebel Hottentots, now without the Colony, addressed jointly to the Governor and to the Parliament - Transmitted by the Governor to the Legislative Council, 27th March, 1855. / Statements of Petitions between Friday, 23rd March, 1855 and 27th April, 1855. / Report of the Select Committee, appointed on the 7th August, 1854, for taking into consideration to the Petition of the Consistory Dutch Reformed Church of Glyn Lynden. / Report of The Committee appointed on the 28th March, 1855, to inspect and report on the Papers and Correspondence which have passed between the Government and Frontier Authorities, relative to the late disaffection, alarm, and panic on the Eastern Frontier. / Report of the Committee appointed by Resolution of the Hon'ble the Legislative Council, dated 12th April, 1855, to enquire into the Petition of Lessees of Mineral Lands, Subscribers to the Tram or Railway Company, and others interested in developing the Resources of Namaqualand. / Report of the Committee appointed on the 27th April, 1855, to report upon the Papers, called for and laid on the Table, to the case of the relative to the case of the Widow Van Eyk, Gerrit Sampson, Hendrik Rooy, Andries Pretorius, Widow Hendriks, Andries Botha, Jacobus Joseph, and Abram July. / Wine and Spirits. Addenda to the Proceedings of, and documents relating to, the Working of the Ordinance No 9, December 20th, 1855. / Report of the Select Committee appointed to inquire into the disposal of Lands in the Ceded Territories and On the Chumie [two pages appear to be missing]. / Statement of Assets and Liabilities of the Government of the Cape of Good Hope, om the 31st December, 1854. / Report of a Select Committee on Public Education, appointed on the 28th of March, 1855. / Report of a Select Committee appointed on the 27th March, 1855, "To inquire into the cause or causes of the delay in commencing the Erection of Gaols throughout the Colony, for which the Vote applied for during last Session of Parliament was granted," consisting of Messrs. White, Meintjes, Ziervogel, Barry, and Paterson. / Report of a Select Commission appointed on the 23rd March, 1855, "To inquire into and report upon, to this House, the expediency of recommending to Government that the present mode of payment of Quitrents be amended, so as to meet the wants of that portion of the public holding dividing Farms under Quitrent tenure," consisting of Messrs. Loedolff, Meintjes, Fairbridge, Von Maltitz, and Barry. / Report of the Committee appointed by resolution of this House, dated 5th April, 1855, "To inquire into the best means for furthering the object of the immediate introduction of Responsible Parliamentary Government into this Colony, and to report to this House on the Amendments to be made in the Constitution Ordinances by which that principle may be introduced." / Report of the Select Committee of the House of Assembly, appointed on the 3rd April, 1855, to consider and report upon the Report submitted by the Colonial Secretary to HIs Excellency the Governor, on the Operations of the Central Board of Commissioners of Public Roads. / Report of the Select Commission appointed to inquire into the expediency of the Colonial Government encouraging the construction of Railroads in this Colony by guarantee of a certain rate of Interest in the Capital expended, or otherwise. / Report of a Committee of the Honourable the House of Assembly, appointed on the 8th May, to consider and report upon the papers submitted, by message from His Excellency the Governor to the Honourable the House, connected with the formation of a Harbour of Refuge in Table Bay, as proposed by Mr Rendel, C E, in his report to the Lords of Admiralty, the Committee being Messrs. Jarvis, Abercrombie, Meintjes, Cawood, Barry, and the Auditor-General. / Report of the Select Committee on Local Libraries, appointed by the House on the 8th May, 1855, to take into consideration the expediency of Government rendering assistance to towns and villages in establishing Libraries, and to report on the conditions on which such grants should be made. ; Report of the Select Committee appointed on the 16th April, 1855, consisting of Messrs. Wiggins, Ziervogel, Molteno, Steytler, and the Auditor-General, to inquire into and report on the Petitions of the Divisional Road Board and Ratepayers of Stellenbosch, presented on the 8th August, last Session, as to the best means of relieving the Stellenbosch Divisional Road Board from the embarrassments in which they are placed, in respect of the recovery of the Road Rates to which they are entitled from the Division of Malmesbury. / Report of the Select Committee of the House of Assembly, appointed on the 8th May, 1855, on the Message of His Excellency the Governor, in reference to the Grants for Gaols, - consisting of the Hon. the Auditor-General, and Messrs. Ziervogel, Barry, Meintjes, and Arderne. / Report on the Committee on Crown Lands, appointed on the 22 March, 1855. / Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee of the House of Assembly, on Education. / Supplementary Colonial Estimates for the year 1855. / Further Supplementary Colonial Estimates for the 1855. / Improvement of the Harbour of Table Bay. / A report and a Bill regarding local Defence. Thick boards and cloth spine. The boards are much worn, marked, scuffed, stained. The spine is faded and worn. Nonetheless, the boards and spine are steady, sound and sure. The contents are certain. The early and later pages have sprinklings of foxing. In general, the pages are clean, clear, authoritative, bold, very confidence and competent, tight, tidy, efficient, comfortable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 94mv
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Cape of Good Hope: Correspondence Relating to Native Disturbances in Bechuanaland - Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, March, 1898
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London. 1898. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 17ms
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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
W A Richards and Sons, Government Printers, Cape Town. 1883, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 distractions. The contents also bear evidence of repeated use. The pages are yet pleasingly clean, clear, confident, sound, assured, able. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 27op
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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
William Clowes and Sons. 1847, Reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 93nr
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Cape of Good Hope 1852 : Blue Book
Colonial Office, Cape of Good Hope. 1853, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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; Manufactories, &c.; Grants of Land; Gaols and Prisons; Prison Regulations. Listed in Expenditure, for example, are grants made to the shipwrecked of HM Steamer Birkenhead. The boards of this book are scruffy. They are much worn all about. The spine has been repaired with a leather patch. Half leather. Marbled boards. The leathered corners and spine are much worn, aged. The boards are very scuffed, marked, worn about all edges. However, the spine and boards are steady and sure. The paper trims are foxed and tanned. Marbled end papers. The contents, on the other hand, are very pleasing. Blue tinged paper. The contents have some very shallow blushes of foxing here and there throughout. The general appearance of the pages are of health and surety. They are tight, clean, clear, bold, dutiful, diligent, neat, orderly. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 94lz
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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]
William Clowes and Sons, London for Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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, certain, tight, unblemished. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 60ns
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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
George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, London / Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1879. Softcover, with dust jacket. 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 covers are tatty. They are worn all about with even an attempted repair. They are marked and creased. They are secure. The contents are benign. The early and later pages are much foxed as is the occasional page thereon. In general, and by far, the contents are mild-mannered, orderly, tidy, clear, confident, more than competent, agreeably amenable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 96nr
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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)
C Struik (Pty) Ltd. Cape Town. 1966, Reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 are most pleasing and clean, clear and confident, neat. The volumes of the 'Native Laws and Customs Commission' are free of any blemish and revel in their immaculate condition. Please note that due to the weight of the set, should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 67pm
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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.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London. 1897. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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, agreeably assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 70kr
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 48.75 | £UK 44 | JP¥ 5923]

 
Statistical Register of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope for the Year 1905, with Supplement for 1906
Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, Cape Town. 1906, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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-style!). The contents are smart, very orderly, very confident, very clean and clear, most certain, dignified, stately, more than competent, keen. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 13mz
USD 180.00 [Appr.: EURO 159.5 | £UK 144 | JP¥ 19386]

 
JACKSON, E M (ED)
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
Cape Times Limited, Cape Town. 1906, Revised. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 diligent, dutiful, healthy, clean and clear, earnest, steady. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 27oj
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MACFADYEN, ALFRED NEWTH
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
Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, Cape Town. 1907. Softcover, with dust jacket. 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 does not affect the efficiency and facility of the book). Nonetheless, the contents are hardy, resolutely certain, clean and clear, competent, orderly. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 51nr
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 80 | JP¥ 10770]

 
MOODIE, DONALD
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
A S Robertson, Cape Town / J Richardson, London. 1841. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 last pages have handling, storage, age marks. They are elderly. The early and later pages have storage marks and wear about the edges. The second publication in the book: "Report of the Committee to the Subscribers to the Fund for Printing and Publishing the Documentary Evidence relative to the Intercourse of the Colonists and Cape Governments with the Native Tribes, By the Hon H Cloete, Ls. LL.D. and Lieutenant-Colonel Bird, late Colonial Secretary." The front page of this has handling marks. The contents are well protected and preserved by their new casing. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 99nr
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 221.5 | £UK 200 | JP¥ 26925]

 
THEAL, GEORGE MCCALL
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
The Government of the Cape Colony. 1897, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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, very light storage wear. The pages are clean, clear, orderly, neat, contented, pleasing. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 84qb
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DE WAAL, J P (OFFICER-IN-CHARGE)
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
Department of Agriculture / W A Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Cape Town. 1895, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 74mx
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