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John Barrow

An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa in the Years 1797 and 1798 (1802)

Published: GF Hopkins, New York, 1802

Edition: First American Edition

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An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa in the Years 1797 and 1798; including cursory observations on the geology of the southern part of that continent; the natural history of such objects as occurred in the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdoms; and sketches on the physical and moral characters of the various tribes of inhabitants surrounding the settlement of the Cape of Good Hope. To which is annexed a description of the present state, population and produce of that extensive colony; with a map constructed entirely from actual observations, made in the course of the travels. By John Barrow, late Secretary to the Earl of Macartney, and Auditor-General of Public Accounts at the Cape of Good Hope. The First American from the London quarto edition. New cloth boards with gilt titles on spine in protective Brodart, new endpapers, [4] + 386 + folding map. Pages and map browned and foxed, previous owner's Ex Libris stamp on inside front, small stamps and catalogue numbers appear on three pages, a tight and well preserved copy.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 14x21.5cm
  • Sold By: Richmond Books and Prints
  • Contact Person: John Donaldson
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 081 270 8827
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