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Mentzel (O.F.)

LIFE AT THE CAPE IN MID-EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

being, The Biography of Rudolf Siegfried Allemann, captain of the military forces and commander of the castle in the service of the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope. Translated from the German by Margaret Greenlees

Published: Cape Town, (1784) 1919

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170 pages, 8vo (220 x140mm) frontispiece, top edge gilt, modern quarter leather with green cloth boards, slightly watermarked, matching marbled end papers, top edge gilt. The Van Riebeeck Society, First series, volume 2

Dr Bradlow in his booklet entitled 'The Van Riebeeck Society 1918-1978' mentions 5 variants of volume 2 of the Van Riebeeck Society. This volume appears to be the original one published by the Society that has been rebound.