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Image for Report from the Select Committee on the Kafir Tribes; together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, Appendix, and Index

Report from the Select Committee on the Kafir Tribes; together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, Appendix, and Index

By: Labouchere, The Right Hon Henry (Chair.)

Price: $285.00

Publisher: House of Commons, London: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 85sh

Condition: Very Good


607 pages (complete). A gratifyingly benign copy. Recently rebound in full leather. Of interest is a previous owner: Sir John Gaspard Le Marchand. He was once Lt-Governor of Newfoundland (where he was known for his very firm dislike of Responsible Government), and Governor of Malta. He has inscribed the first free page: "I served with Regt at the Cape of Good Hope from 1827- to 1832.. The last 3 years of which I (stayed) in Caffer Land - chiefly on Detachment at the out Post Stations - J Gaspard Le Marchand". He also signed the title page: "J Gaspard Le Marchand - Nov 1851 - ... View more info

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Cape Colony (Cape Province): Its History, Commerce, Industries, and Resources

By: Playne, Somerset (compiler/ editor)

Price: $247.00

Publisher: Foreign and Colonial Compiling and Publishing Co, London / J C Juta & Co., Union of South Africa: 1910-11

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 84ro

Condition: Near Fine


792 pages (complete). A rather grand copy. Full leather with gilt borders, decoration and titling. Marbled end papers. The boards have some shelving wear about the edges and corners. The boards and spine have very light scuffing. They are sturdy and sound and strong. Marbled end papers. The page-rims are gilded (agleam). The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, very clean and clear, bright, tight, assured, very confident, diligent, proud. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be ... View more info