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Photographic Scenery of South Africa
, 1880. 1880. First Edition . ALEXANDER, Sam. Photographic Scenery of South Africa. [Syracuse, New York]: Sam Alexander, 1880. Thick quarto, original full maroon morocco, gilt-stamped pictorial front board, gilt ruled spine, watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt. $4500.First edition of this handsome 1880 photographic album, published by subscription only, containing 100 vintage collotype prints of colonial South Africa, each measuring 4 by 5-1/2 inches, captioned and mounted on heavy gilt-edged stock, with mounted collotype portrait of British colonial leader Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere on the title page, richly bound in original morocco gilt.This handsome photographic album of South Africa, issued by subscription only, contains 100 vintage collotype prints of South African cities and towns, verdant landscapes and portraits of tribal peoples.The splendid 4 by 5-1/2 inch views, each mounted on thick gilt-edged stock, feature images of Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Zanzibar, mountain waterfalls, the
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books ]
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