Reports Covering the Final Years of the High Court of the South African Republic, 1893-1899 Webber, Walter S., Reporter. Kotze, J.G., Editor. The Official Reports Of The High Court of the South African Republic [1894-1899], Translated into English, With Index and Table of Cases. London: Stevens and Haynes, 1903-1912. Six volumes. Complete set. [With] Hertzog, J.B.M. Cases Decided in the High Court of the South African Republic During the Year 1893. Translated by J. Woodford pp. Leonard and Revised by J. G. Kotze. London: Stevens and Haynes 1903. vii, 281 pp. Only volume issued. Contemporary three-quarter calf, raised bands and lettering pieces to spines. Moderate wear to extremities of most volumes, some chipping to spine ends, two heavily worn with loose boards and chipped spine ends. Early notes in pencil to preliminaries, interiors otherwise clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, small stamps to title pages. $500. * Only editions. Also known as the Transvaal Republic, The South African Republic was an country in what is now South Africa's Transvaal Province. Established in 1852, it was independent from 1857 to 1877, then again from 1881 to 1900 after the First Boer War, in which the Boers regained their independence from the British Empire. It was annexed by the United Kingdom during the Second Boer War in 1900 and became the Transvaal Province of the Union of South Africa in 1910. According to the preface of the Official Reports, this set is "not a mere translation of the Official reports, as there are no reports for this period in existence... [It] has been prepared from judges' note books, records and judgments scattered over many volumes at present in the archives of the Supreme Court of the Transvaal.": Preface, Volume VI. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:49, 20.
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