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GODLONTON, R[obert]. Sunshine and Cloud; or light thrown on a dark page of frontier history, Being an Exposition of the Reversal of the D'Urban System, by Lieut.-Gov., now the Hon., Sir Andreas Stockenstrom... Cape Town: Saul Solomon & Co., 1855. 8° (225 x 140mm). Later green quarter morocco and patterned boards, (text a little browned).
A RARE CAPE TOWN WORK BY GODLONTON on the question of the restoration of territory to the Kaffirs following the 1850-51 war, which he chose to publish in this pamphlet rather than address the Legislative Council. Balkema p. 82. Mendelssohn I, 613.
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