State of the Cape of Good Hope in 1822. – Bird, W

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Africana Collectanea Volume XIX

From the rear cover: “The author was “Controller of Customs in Cape Town”, had opportunities of inspecting Government papers, estimates and statistics… may be taken to accurately represent the position of the Cape Colony at this period. This book gives full particulars with reference to the system of Government, Courts of Law and Burgher Senate, the enregisterment of Slaves, together with notes upon agriculture, viticulture, whale-fishing, etc. There is an interesting description of Cape Town and “of the manners, customs and habits of its people.” Includes information regarding the arrival and establishment of the 1820 settlers. Some toning to the front and rear free end pages. 380 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Publisher: C Struik (Pty) Ltd
Date Published: 1966
Publication Place: Cape Town

Condition: Very good+. Appears unread.

Jacket Condition: Good. Some edge-wear mainly to top spine edge with a 1cm closed tear and creasing on the spine edge. Two 1cm closed tears to the edge of the spine fold. Some rubbing to the fly-leaf folds.
Dimensions: 22cm x 15cm x 4.5cm

Additional information

Weight 1000 g