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Vernon S Forbes

Pioneer Travellers in South Africa

Published: Balkema, 1965

Edition: First

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177 pages, preface, introduction, index, list of maps and illustrations and appendices of Van Plettenberg, Van Reenen as well as Tables of Itinerary comparisons. Frontispiece of Table Mountain in colour.

The golden age of travel in the Cape was the half-century covered by this book. These travellers are August Frederik Beutler, Carl Peter Thurnberg, Francis Masson, Anders Sparrman, Hendrik Swellengrebel, William Paterson, Robert Jacob Gordon, Francois le Vaillant, Count Louis Marie Degrandpre and Sir John Barrow.

  • Jacket Condition: Very good
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 215 mm x 285 mm
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
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