Lot 2 of 196:
First book with original photos printed in Africa  

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The Progress of His Royal Highness Prince Alfred Ernest Albert Through the Cape Colony, British Kaffraria, The Orange Free State, and Port Natal, in the Year 1860


Cape Town

Saul Solomon



[2], xii, 180 pp. 17 mounted albumen print photographs, including additional illustrated title page; woodcuts in text. (4to) 26.5x21 cm (10½x8¼") modern half calf and marbled boards, spine stamped in blind, green morocco label. First Edition.

The first book with original photographs printed on the African continent. It includes photos by the photographer Joseph Kirkman who was active in South Africa 1859 - 1870.

Lot Amendments

A bit of inevitable wrinkling to the mounting leaves, moderate foxing; very good in a fine modern binding

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