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John William Parker. West Strand. London. Extracts from Vol. X, No 295, 317; Vol. XVII, No 521, 523, 526, 533, 537. 1837, 1840. Small quarto. [56pp] Paginated as published, with engravings and line drawings. Bound together in paper covered boards, spine label. Lightly toned. Poems by Thomas Pringle Engravings: “View of Cape-Town and Table-Mountain Cape of Good Hope” Unattributed, unrecorded elsewhere. “Caffres and their Kraals” Unattributed, unrecorded elsewhere “Halt of a Boor’s family” reverse image copy originally published in African Scenery and Animals by Samuel Daniell “Bushmen Hottentots armed for an expedition” reverse image copy originally published in African Scenery and Animals by Samuel Daniell “Korah Hottentots preparing to remove” reverse image copy originally published in African Scenery and Animals by Samuel Daniell “A Kaffer Village” reverse image copy originally published in African Scenery and Animals by Samuel Daniell “Bichuana women manufacturing earthenware” reverse image copy originally published in African Scenery and Animals by Samuel Daniell James Grant (1802, Elgin, Moray-1879, London) Scottish writer and newspaper editor. Editor of The Saturday Magazine from 1839-1841 Thomas Pringle (1789-1834) Scottish writer, poet and abolitionist. "The father of South African poetry", he described South Africa's scenery and native people.
Author The Saturday Magazine
Date 1837, 1840
Binding Paper covered boards
Publisher John William Parker
Pages 56pp

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