Holden, William C.
Title HISTORY OF THE COLONY OF NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA
Publisher London 1855
Seller ID 5216469405
viii,463(1)(1)2-4pp. First ed. V.g. Pub. plum embossed cloth, fore edges untrimmed. The right side of bkstrp has a 4" split, reglued. Has all maps and nineteen illus. incl. one plate identified by a British colleague as "frequently missing". Includes "a brief history of the Orange-River sovereignty and of the various races inhabiting it, the great lake N'gami, commandos of the Dutch Boers, etc.". With private owner stamp on r.p.d. of Edward C. Tabler, noted West Virginia born Africanist. Mendelssohn 724 notes details on the Orange Colony and on retention of British sovereignty. The only complete non-ex-lib copy offered at $260 plus. (5216469405)