State of the Cape of Good Hope in 1822.


The Cape of Good Hope was first captured by the British in 1795.In 1802 the Cape was restored to the Dutch by the peace of Amiens,and again taken in 1806 by the British under Sir David Baird.This book sets out to lay before the general public the state of affaires in the Cape in assure to the British people that because the Cape was of such importance to the wealth of the British Empire,that it was in good hands,and in a good stable state of health.

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H/b in clean boards,no d/w.A facsimile repr.This a damaged volume,hence the very low price tag.Size 9×6 pp 8+380,inc,index.A section of notes by the editor,Appendixes,A–Q inc.some repro.photographic plates,inc frontispiece.some various lists and f/o map.As I have stated this book has been damaged.For instance front face-board is split down hingside 1″.Pages with bad creaseas from page 250.Notes and index pages 376–380 covered in black marks,With some slight breakage to one leaf,All outer edges have black marks when closed.Also foxed and stained to front and back prelims and e/prs.Sold only as a reading copy.


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