Jessett, Montague George
The Key to South Africa: Delagoa Bay.
Seller ID: 2439S
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899. Copy No. 2 of an edition limited to fifteen copies, signed by Jessett on limitation page (pp. 178). Small octavo (20 cm) in “thick vellumette paper specially bound”, gilt titles and decorations, t.e.g., deckle edges; ten illustrations and two maps. Jessett makes a case for the British to annex the Algoa Bay region, its port and its railway, lest they fall into the hands of the Transvaal Boers. Not in Mendelssohn. Previous owner’s bookplate removed; otherwise a Fine copy.
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