Second edition. The first edition was published in Adelaide, Australia in 1879. This expanded edition was published in Cape Town following Moodie's return to South Africa.
Volume 1 - Chapters on Early Cape Heroes and their adventures, the vessels Stavenisse, Bona Ventura and their crews, voyage of the Noord, the Huguenots in South Africa, wreck of the Grosvenor, Capture of Muizenberg, jager Afrikaner, Battle of Blaauwberg, Kafir War of 1811, Makana War of 1819, Albany Settlers, Matiwana, the Great Trek of Boers from the Cape Colony, Battle on the Tugela 1839, Blaauw Krantz attack, Wheeler's account of the capture of Port Natal, Battle of Boomplaatz etc.
Volume 2 - Battle of Berea, Kowie Bush, Battle of the Guanga, Goolah Heights, Beeka Mouth, Birkenhead, Boer and Basuto battles, Basuto War 1865, battle between Cetswayo and Umbulazi, Langalibalele Rebellion, Gcaleka and Caika Rebellion 1877, battles of Guadana, Ibeka, Lusisi, Umzintzani, Morosi Affair, Griqualand West fights. Journal of the Trek Boers to Mossamedes in Angola, The Thirstland Boers, Damaraland. Tshaka and Fynn, Farewell, Nathaniel Isaacs, John Dunn' notes etc.
2 volumes: 598 + 598 pages, frontispieces in each volume, 21 plates, two folding maps at rear of each volume.
- Binding Condition: Good
- Overall Condition: Good
- Size: 8vo (195 x 135 mm)