MENDELSSOHN’S SOUTH AFRICAN BIBLIOGRAPHY, Being the Catalogue Raisonné of the Mendelssohn Library of Works in relation to South Africa, including the Full Titles of the Books, with Synoptical, Biographical, Critical, and Bibliographical Notes on the Volumes and their Authors. Together with Notices of a large number of Important Works not as yet included in the Collection, based on Information gathered by the Author in the course of Researches in many Libraries, and during a Residence in South Africa extending over the greater part of a Quarter of a Century, together with a Bibliography of South African Periodical Literature, and of Articles on South African Subjects in Periodical Literature throughout the World. Also a Complete List of the British Parliamentary Blue-Books on South Africa, A Cartography of South Africa, &c., &c., &c. With a Descriptive Introduction by I.D. Colvin.

(Cambridge: Maurizio Martino, 1994).

FIRST OF THE EDITION. “A new, complete facsimile edition, strictly limited to 175 sets, of the rare first edition of 1910.... Sidney Mendelssohn’s monumental work is not only an exhaustive and unsurpassed bibliography of all books and papers in all languages pertaining to South Africa, but is a masterpiece of scholarship and research. It contains, throughout, complete annotations, commentaries, notes and references; all that combines to make a work of unusual value in its historical, political, and literary aspects” (dustjacket). Item #30783

2 volumes. First Edition of this facsimile reprint, limited to 175 copies only. With 26 full-page black and white illustrations, reproducing valuable and rare engravings, &c. Thick, royal 8vo, publisher's original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on black lettering labels on the spine panels. lxxii, 1008; 1139 pp. A pristine set, as mint and still in the original protective sealing.

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