Langs de Kaap de Goede Hoop, in de jaaren MDCCLXXX tot MDCCLXXXV, gedaan door den heer Le Vaillant,
Uit het Fransch door J.D. Pasteur,
First Dutch edition: 5 volumes: xxxiii, 352 + 360 +xxxii,332 + 374 + 392 pages, half title pages, frontispiece in volume 1, 33 plates - 7 folded, 7 of these in sepia tones,folding map in volume 5, half leather with matching paper covered boards, which are scuffed and worn, red title labels gilt on the spines, a good set.
Ogilvie (J.H.) A bibliography of Le Vaillant’s Voyages and Oiseaux D’Afrique: no 49
His books were also translated into German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish and Danish, and did much to draw international attention to the Cape. For a detailed biographical sketch of Le Vaillant’s life and work see: https://www.s2a3.org.za/bio/Biograph_final.php?serial=1672
- Overall Condition: A good set
- Size: 8vo (230 x140mm)