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Title:Saul Solomon; ' The Member for Cape Town'
Price:AUD$24.80 (about USD$16.60)
Item ID:SB00-0107305
Quantity:1
Publisher:Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press, Cape Town, 1948
Edition:First
Illustrator:Illustrated
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Poor
Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press, 1948, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First, Illustrated By: Illustrated

590 g.; XII, 362 pages, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, two appendices and index. Black-and-white Illustrated frontispiece, showing Saul Solomon in his place in the Cape House of Assembly, from a painting by William Howard Schroeder. The text is illustrated with seven black-and-white illustrations throughout the text. Blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and fading to the backstrip edges and bumping and rubbing to the book corners. Browning and marking to the top text block edge and browning to the other text block edges. A few marks to the book panels. Light browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Age toning to the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper, being the same illustration as for frontispiece, against a pale blue background with red and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and chipping, with loss to the dustwrapper corners and both edges of the backstrip are missing the top 0.25 ". Heavy browning and staining to the backstrip. Light browning to the dustwrapper panels and the edges are creased, a little chipped and brown. Browning and staining to the verso of the dustwrapper. The biography of Saul Solomon who from 1854 until his death in 1892 was intimately involved in South African politics. The South African federation, native wars, church and state and struggle for constitutional government and relations with British government were all overseen by this man. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Politics; History -- Africa; Inventory No: 0107305.
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