The Cape Colour Question. A Historical Survey.


This book is based on the private papers of Dr. John Philip1775-1851.Missionary and author,he became very much attached to and a champion of the non-Europeans securing the grant of equal rights to free ‘persons of colour’ which arroused strong opposition from colonists for his opposition to Sir.Benjamin D’Urban’s policy of annexation proposing instead Bantu states.Set out in 18 chapters,it deals with the genesis of the Boers, the coloured races, primitive customs and civilized law.A serious book this.

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H/b in the original boards,corners bumped,a little edge-worn,ends of spine bruised,and some slight fading no d/w.Size 9×6 pp 16+304,inc2 f/o maps,index,appendix,chronology,no plates only a camio portraite of the author as a frontispiece.Hinges strong.Binding dry but sound.A signarure to f/ep The outer edges of some of the leaves have been damaged due to careless opening of uncut leaves constituting some slight loss,but not effecting text Some slight foxing and age browning mainly to prelims,otherwise nice and clean internally.A v/g–v/g clean copy.


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