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Südafrikanische Skizzen - aus dem Englischen übersetzt, Pringle, Thomas
1 Pringle, Thomas Südafrikanische Skizzen - aus dem Englischen übersetzt
Verlag der J G Gotta'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart und Tübingen 1836 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
317 pages (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A hale and healthy copy. The frontispage has a very neat previous owner signature: Theophilus Hahn. Johannes Theophilus Hahn was one of the earliest ethnologists to travel extensively amongst the people of South West Africa. His profession as a trader and an agent facilitated this. He later became the most trusted and influential expert on the San / Khoi peoples. During his time he also served a period as Custodian of the Grey Collection in Cape Town. Signature verified. Marbled boards and cloth spine. The boards have wear, scuffing all about. The spine has some sunning, wear. It is healthy. The contents have annotations by Hahn throughout. These are neat and do not obscure or interfere with the text. The pages have age-related foxing (light). The pages are also tight, sound, well, clear, confident, clean. fk 
Price: 285.00 USD
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Südafrikanische Skizzen - aus dem Englischen übersetzt, Pringle, Thomas
2 Pringle, Thomas Südafrikanische Skizzen - aus dem Englischen übersetzt
Verlag der J G Gotta'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart und Tübingen 1836 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
317 pages (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A benign, contented copy. The frontispage has a very neat previous owner signature: R Gregorowski. Reinhold Gregorowski was a lawyer and judge. He was a favourite of Paul Kruger who asked him to be the judge for the trial of the Johannesburg Reform Committee, who were arrested after the Jamieson Raid. He sentenced them to death. This sentence was later commuted to fines (paid by Rhodes). He later worked with Gandhi in cases relating to the barring of Indians on Johannesburg trams. Signature verified. The boards have much wear, scuffing all about. The spine is also much worn, even yet it is fit. The contents are most agreeable. The pages tight, sound, well, very clear, very healthy, confident, very clean. fk 
Price: 285.00 USD
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