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Steedman, Andrew
Wanderings Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa Steedman 1835 Engraving
London: Longman & Co, 1835. Condition: Very good. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay.Wanderings Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa Steedman 1835 Engraving This product data sheet is originally written in English. Wanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa [2 volumes complete] Steedman, Andrew London: Longman & Co. 1835 2 volumes: 8vo; 23 cm.; 9 inches tall; xii, 330; v, 358 pages. Illustrated with [12] steel engravings and a folded map at the end of volume 1. Each volume has a tissue-guarded frontispiece and engraved title page. Accounts of the author's travels during his ten years of residence in the Cape during which he explored most of the Cape Colony and Kaffraria. The work also gives an overview of many early expeditions in South Africa with sketches of native races and their history and wars, the pioneer colonists of Natal The author was a keen collector and naturalist, his name being given to a species of meerkat: Cynictis Steedmanii. During his travels Steedman collected over 300 animals, including some that had not yet been described, as well as ethnographic specimens. In 1833 he returned to England and arranged an exhibition of his animals in the Colosseum, Regent's Park, London. The appendix includes an account of the wreck of the Grosvenor in 1782. The narrative contains much information respecting the wreck of the vessel, the expeditions in search of the survivors, the descendants of shipwrecked Europeans on the Caffrarian Coast, there is also a ste … [Click Below for Full Description]
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