First edition. Folio (36.2 x 26.9 cm). Letterpress title printed in red and black, 4-page Preface. 104 woodburytypes on 29 mounts (some spotting to mounts). Original black diced russia, brass clasps and catches, edges gilt, gilt-stamped on turn in by London agents Stafford & Guy, rebacked, an attractive example.
See A.D. Bensusan, 19th century photographers in South Africa, in: Africana notes and news, 1963, Volume 15, number 6, pp.219-252.