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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Lichtenstein, Henry & Plumptre, A. [trans.]


in the years 1803, 1804, 1805 and 1806; a reprint of the translation from the original German by Anne Plumptre.

Published: Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town, 1928-1930

Edition: Facsimile reprint

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2 volumes (xxiv, 470, x pages; xxiii, 498, xv pages): illustrations (1 folding in volume 2), portrait in volume 1, folding map in volume 2. (Van Riebeeck Society publications. First series; 10 & 11). Pictorial cloth. Book plates laid down on front free endpapers. Reprint of the 1812-15 edition.

Henry Lichtenstein, "Doctor in medicine and philosophy, and professor of natural history in the University of Berlin, member of several learned societies, and formerly in the the Dutch service at the Cape of Good Hope" [title page] managed to travel extensively in the four years he spent at the Cape, and his observations are free of much of the prejudice which coloured many of his contemporaries' writings. 

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 22 x 14 cm
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  • Country: South Africa
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