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[GODLONTON, Robert]. Case of the Colonists, of the Eastern Frontier of the Cape of Good Hope, in reference to the Kaffir Invasions Of 1835-6 and 1846. Graham's Town: [Godlonton & White], 1847. 16° (140 x 95mm). Original tan half calf and boards, (well rubbed, spine torn), blanks at end. With the binder's ticket of John L. Jaffray, Graham's Town, on front paste-down.
EXTREMELY RARE FIRST ISSUE IN BOOK FORM, IN AN ORIGINAL GRAHAM'S TOWN BINDING, apparently reprinted from the original type set up for the newspaper articles that appeared in the Graham's Town Journal from 24 October, 1847 to 20 February, 1847. Balkema p. 79. Not in Mendelssohn.
R. GODLONTON. Case of the Colonists of the Eastern Frontier of the Cape of Good Hope, in reference to the Kaffir Wars... Grahamstown: Printed by Richards, Slater, 1879. 8vo (215 x 144mm). Original green cloth gilt. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY OF THE SECOND EDITION, inscribed by him on endpaper to The Editor of the Free Press, Grahamstown, 10th April, 1879. Balkema p. 79. Mendelssohn I, 613. (2)
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