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Memoir Respecting the Kaffirs, Hottentots, and Bosjemans, of South Africa
1847. [With] Original Matter contained in Lieut.-Colonel Sutherland's Memoir on the Kaffers, Hottentots, and Bosjemans, of South Africa, Heads 1st and 2nd. Commentaries and Notes on the Text Used in the Compilation of the Memoirs.First editions. 3 vols. 8vo. Two vols in contemporary half calf, gilt, slightly shelf worn, one vol in modern half calf, gilt, all 3 vols presented in uniform quarter morocco drop-back boxes. [viii], 432; [vi], 720; iv, 580pp. Cape Town, Pike & Philip, 1845, 1846, & Scarce. A very good set of Sutherland's two published works, Original Matters being an author's presentation copy: ?With Col Sutherland's best regards.? Sutherland, whilst on leave from India, travelled throughout the North-Eastern districts of South Africa compiling information from his own observations and from his discussions with the resident Agents. As a result he was able to put together ?a body of evidence. which may be of use to any person who may hereafter become the historian of the condition of the aborigines in South Africa.? (Mendelssohn). The Memoir is a ?valuable compilation based on Moodie's Records and the works of many of the early writers on South African matters.? The third volume, Original Matter ?eliminates much of the matter included in the Memoir, and contains some additions taken from the author's notes.? Mendelssohn II, pp453-4. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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