De Luxe Edition: Two volumes, 582 + 648 pages, frontispiece portrait, large folding colour map tipped onto the rear paste-down endpaper in volume I, 20 colour plates - 5 folding, many text illustrations, full brown leather gilt, top edges gilt, a very good set.
Number 15 of this facsimile reprint limited to 1000 copies of which 100 are bound in full leather.
Mendelssohn (Sidney) South African Bibliography Volume 1, page 224: 'The most valuable and accurate work on South Africa published up to the first quarter of the nineteenth century, and embracing a description of a large part of the Cape Colony and Bechuanaland at this period. Theal ("History of South Africa, 1795-1834") remarks that the author was "a man of talent, an easy writer, and scrupulously exact in his descriptions," and according to Sclater he was "a most skilful and well-trained zoologist and botanist, and his observations are all accurate and methodical.”
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