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GODLONTON, Robert. The Eastern Province Directory and Almanac for 1848. Forming a Hand-Book for Travellers and Visiters, and a Companion for the Farm, Desk, or Counting-House. Graham's Town: Printed by Godlonton & White, 1848. 8° (170 x 105mm). 2 folding lithograghic maps, woodcuts in text. Original ribbed brown cloth, (inner hinge strengthened), green cloth fold-down box.
A FINE PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST OF ONLY TWO ALMANACS ISSUED BY GODLONTON AND WHITE, inscribed by the author to Lieut C. Forsyth, R.N., 21st Janaury 1848, and presented by him to the Admiralty Hydrographic Office. With probably the earliest lithographs done in Graham's Town. Balkema p. 119. Mendelssohn I, 612.
R. GODLONTON. The Eastern Province Directory and Almanac for 1849, forming a Hand-Book for Travellers and Visiters, and a Companion for the Farm, Desk, or Counting-House. Graham's Town: Printed by Godlonton & White, 1849. 8vo (168 x 105mm). Engraved vignettes. (Lacking map). Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, (inner hinges repaired). The second of only two Almanacs issued by Godlonton and White. Balkema p. 119. (2)
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