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TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. IN WHICH ARE DESCRIBED THE CHARACTER AND THE CONDITION OF THE DUTCH COLONISTS OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, AND OF THE SEVERAL TRIBES OF NATIVES BEYOND ITS LIMITS:.TWO VOLUMES. SECOND EDITION
Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, London 1806 - .[VOL. 1 - xvii, 427 pgs., VOL. 2 - [v], 372 pgs.].SECOND EDITION WITH ADDITIONS AND ALTERATIONS."THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SUCH SUBJECTS AS OCURRED IN THE ANIMAL, MINERAL, AND VEGETABLE KINGDOMS.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.".ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL ENGRAVINGS AND CHARTS INCLUDING 8 HAND COLORED AQUATINT PLATES BY SAMUEL DANIELLI(NOT FOUND IN THE FIRST EDITION) IN VOLUME 1 AND 9 FOLDING CHARTS AND PLANS(3 WITH COLOR) IN VOLUME 2. THE LARGEST FOLDING MAP "COLONY OF THE GOOD HOPE" HAS BEEN REPAIRED AND IS IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION.Barrow accompanied an expedition from Cape Town to Graaf-Reinet and another to Namaqualand. This is a comprehensive account of his travels.The 2 volume set has been beautifully rebound in decoratively stamped calf leather and decorated in gilt on spine.Marbled textblock.Some offsetting to maps OTHERWISE A NEAR FINE COPY OF A VERY HANDSOME SET. 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books]
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