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11 Oct 2018 16:30 GMT

Barrow, John

Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa.

In which are described the Character and Condition of the Dutch Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the several tribes of natives beyond its limits: the natural history of such subjects as occurred in the animal, mineral, and vegetable kingdoms; and the geography of the southern extremity of Africa.

Published: T. Cadell and W. Davies, London, 1806

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Comprehending also a topographical and statistical sketch of the cape colony with an inquiry into its importance as a naval and military station; as a commercial emporium; and as a territorial possession. 

Second edition with additions and alterations (the "best" edition), in two volumes (pp. xvi, 427; 372). Quarto (27 cm) in full scarlet polished calf, fine gilt decoration and titles, a.e.g., decorative endpapers with gilt edges; illustrated with aquatints by Danielle and coloured charts; lightly sun-faded spines. Near Fine.  

  • Sold By: Trillium Antiquarian Books
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  • Country: Canada
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