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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

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Le Vaillant (François)


Published: by Honkoop en Allart, Te Leyden en Amsterdam, 1791- 1798

Edition: First Dutch edition

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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,

Met plaaten

5 volumes

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:


  • Overall Condition: A good set
  • Size: 8vo (230 x140mm)
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