BANNISTER, S[axe]. Memoir respecting the Colonization of Natal, in South-Eastern Africa; presented by the Cape of Good Hope Trade Society to the Secretary of State for the Colonies. London: John W. Parker, 1839. 8° (210 x 135mm). Folding frontispiece map, 1 page advertisement at end. Modern quarter calf and boards.
FINE FIRST EDITION advocating the formation of a colony in Natal on the "principle of selling the land to the settlers." Mendelssohn I, 78.
And 5 others on Natal comprising; James Erasmus METHLEY. The New Colony of Port Natal: WITH INFORMATION FOR EMIGRANTS... Third Edition. London: Houlston & Stoneman, 1850. 12° (182 x 110mm). Folding frontispiece map. Modern half calf gilt, all edges gilt. Mendelssohn II, 5 for the first edition, 1849.
Zulu Vocabulary, and Phrase Book, for the use of Immigrants and Settlers in the Colony of Natal. Third Edition, improved. Durban: Printed by J. Cullingworth, 1865. 12° (184 x 109mm). Original printed green wrappers, (chipped at edges, some browning). RARE. Mendelssohn II, 648 for the 1880 edition only.
James PERRIN. The Snakes of Natal. [Pietermaritzburg: P. Davis and Sons, 1878]. 12° (180 x 120mm). Modern wrappers. Extracted from the Natal Almanac for 1879.
Natal Handbook, with Map. Issued by the Emigrant's Information Office. London: H.M.S.O., 1901. 8° (210 x 140mm). Folding map. Original printed wrappers, (worn).
Henry CLOETE. Five Lectures on the Emigration of the Dutch Farmers from the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, and their settlement In the District of Natal, until Their Formal Submission to Her Majesty's Authority, in the Year 1843. Cape Town: Saul Solomon & Co., 1856. 8° (220 x 140mm). Original portrait photograph mounted as frontispiece. Contemporary half morocco gilt, all edges gilt, (spine rubbed). FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on title-page. On the ill-will between the new colonists and original settlers. Mendelssohn I, 347. (6)