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Walker (George)

THE TRAVELS OF SYLVESTER TRAMPER THROUGH THE INTERIOR OF THE SOUTH OF AFRICA

Published: 1817

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With the adventures & accidents that he encountered in a journey of more than two thousand miles through those unknown wildernesses, constantly exposed to danger from beasts of prey, and the attacks of savages.

Embellished with plates.

Fourth edition: 216 pages, frontispiece, 1 plate, uncut edges, book plate on front paste down end paper, recent red cloth binding titled gilt on the spine, a very good copy.

Sylvester Tramper was the pseudonym for George Walker (December 24, 1772 – February 8, 1847), an English gothic novelist. He was born in Falcon Square, Cripplegate, London. He worked as a bookseller and music publisher. His writings were anti-reform, reacting to writers such as William Godwin and Thomas Holcroft. The Travels of Sylvester Tramper in Africa, was first published in 1813. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Walker_(novelist)

  • Overall Condition: A very good copy
  • Size: 16mo (180 x110mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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