Lot #16/18 Staats-Courant der Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, 1877
An opportunity to purchase a complete year (1877) of the STAATS-COURANT, ZUID-AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK, vol. XX, no. 666 - no. 679, 3 January - 7 April 1877 (unpaginated) and TRANSVAAL GOVERNMENT GAZETTE - TRANSVAALSCHE GOUVERNEMENTS COURANT, vol. 1, no. 1 - no. 37, 14 April - 25 December 1877 (pp.242).
A complete year of this Z.A.R. Government newspaper, plus numerous bijvoegsels, supplements & a "Gazette Extraordinary" in English & Dutch, dated 12 April, assuming administration of the Transvaal by Theophilus Shepstone. A most interesting year, being the year that Great Britain annexed the Transvaal. Complete, with all extras, including rolls of registered voters in Pretoria & Middelburg districts. The gazette for 1 December contains "Rules for the regulation of mining on the New Caledonia Gold Fields, Transvaal." The text of the first part is in Dutch, the remainder (from April) partly Dutch & partly English. Many interesting notices & adverts.. Pretoria, Transvaal Government, 1877. First edition. Folio. Cloth-backed boards, very interesting notices and advertisements. The newspapers have been bound in contemporary marbled boards, worn, contents very good condition, the folds almost unnoticeable, with occasional tears, and some foxing. From the library of Denis Godfrey, with pencil notes by him inside front cover, including "bought from P. Reynolds." Reserve price: R3460.00 bids welcome
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