Maynier and the First Boer Republic.


Who exactly the Maynier was I have difficulty in discovering,it seems to me that he was the original Landrost or Magistrate,put in charge with the setting up of the first Boer Republic in the Cape.The subject of this book is a study of the Eastern Frontier of the Cape colony during the years 1778-1802,the period is one which is in several ways important for it involves the three main sections of society,the Boers,the “free” labourours and the tribal Bantu.It is also a seviour criticsium of the historian Theals historic authouity.

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H/b in printed boards,clean but very much faded,and with bruised corners,no d/w.Size 9×6 pp 15+159,inc,index,two appendixes,various lists and charts,no plates text only.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.maps to reverse p/d and e/p.very heavily stained and age-browned throughout,but clean in itself. A fair enough copy for its price and historical value.


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