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[Van der Stel]

SIMON VAN DER STEL’S JOURNEY TO NAMAQUALAND 1685

Published: Human & Rousseau, Cape Town, 1979

Edition: New edition

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With a revised introduction by Gilbert Waterhouse.

Transcription of the original text by G.C. de Wet.

English translation by R.H. Pheiffer

New edition. 431 pages, 71 full-page colour plates, colour facsimile reproduction of the original text and a transcription and translation, cream cloth, a very good copy in the dust jacket.

No.6 of an edition limited to 750 copies.

Publisher's note: 'This new edition of the journal contains, for the first time, the 71 surviving drawings in full colour as well as facsimile reproductions of the entire manuscript. In addition, the original introduction by Professor Waterhouse, as revised by him before his death in 1977, could be included in this edition. A new transcription and English translation of the Journal, respectively by Dr. de Wet, Chief Archivist, Cape Archives, and Professor R.H. Pheiffer, Professor of Afrikaans en Nederlands, University of Cape Town, are published for the first time in this edition.'

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (350 x240mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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