Illus. 316pp. 8vo. Bound in three quarters green morocco, , te.g. VG. Item #318634
Born in 1854 in Liverpool to an Irish mother, Cohen sailed for the Cape at 17 to Kimberley and went into partnership with Barney Barnato in 1873 (they were cousins). During this time, Cohen was a contributor to the Dutoitspan Herald. His first book Reminiscences of Kimberley, got him sued by mining magnate, J.R. Robinson and put into bankrutcy. In 1894 he returned to England and worked as a Journalist.