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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Raven-Hart (R.)

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1652 - 1702

Published: A.A. Balkema, Cape Town, 1971

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The first fifty years of dutch colonisation as seen by callers.

2 volumes, 222 + 527 pages (continuously paginated), colour frontispiece in each volume, numerous maps and illustrations, brown cloth gilt, dust jackets slightly frayed along the top edge, overall a good set.

\'During the first fifty years of Dutch colonisation at the Cape of Good Hope many travellers arrived in Table Bay, on their way to the East: some came voluntarily, others by force of circumstance. They came ashore, looked around, observed strange indigenous people, interesting plants and animals; they visited the little settlement, met the local personalities, wondered at the way-of-life. They also consulted and negotiated with the Dutch Officials, and sought help in their difficulties. And, most frequently they recorded their impressions...\'. Editor\'s note.

  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 4to (285 x 210 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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