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Journal of a Visit to South Africa, in 1815, and 1816. With some Accounts of the Missionary Settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope. [Association Copy]
L.B. Seeley and R. Ackermann 1818 - Interesting Association Copy inscribed by the Authors Sister dated 1837, and with tipped in ALS from the Author, C.I. Latrobe, also enclosed a ALS from the Author's Son, Peter Latrobe, 1823. Quarto, vii,[1] 406pp, [2 Adverts] Folding engraved map, routes marked in red and blue, Complete with Twelve Fine Hand-Coloured Aquatint Plates, and Four uncoloured engravings. Attractive later half morocco, raised bands, compartments gilt rules and designs, over marbled boards. Latrobe was sent out to South Africa in response to the request of Moravian missionaries at Genadendal and Groenekloof for a minister to visit them. Description of the District of Groenekloof, and of the missionary settlements, about thirty miles north of Cape Town'. Abbey, 325; Mendelssohn, p866/7 Excellent Copy with association interest and with the Aquatint plates in Fine Condition and of the highest quality. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD & SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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