As drawn by Johann Wolffgang Heydt
Text translated from the German and edited by Major R. Raven-Hart.
Limited edition: 23 pages, 2 maps, 7 plates, orange cloth decorated and titled gilt on upper cover, a very good copy in the worn dust jacket.
The edition of this book is limited to 750 numbered copies. Nos. 1-75 are bound in full leather. This is no.497
From the foreword: Johann Wolffgang Heydt's Allerneuster Geographisch- und Topographischer Schauplatz von Africa und Ost-Indien was published at Wilhermsdorff in 1744: Mentzel (I 28) says at Heydt's own expense and that he 'lost all his money' in doing so......He was at Table Bay from January 25 (1741) to March 16 (his account and the Diaries), in this time making the five plates here reproduced.
- Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
- Size: Oblong folio (300 x350mm)
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