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"
T R Harrison / W Clowes and Sons. 1847, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 and have some very mild wear, are pleasingly clean, clear, confident, certain, healthy, sound, more than competent. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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