1928-30 Travels in Southern Africa in the Years 1803, 1804, 1805, and 1806
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Folding Maps, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
Complete in two volumes.
Volume I illustrated with five plates.
Volume II illustrated with one folding plate, one folding map, and three plates.
A detailed and vivid account of the author's years spent travelling across South Africa from 1803 to 1806.
Written during a period of great exploration in Africa, when Europe's general public had an increasing interest in the wider world during the colonisation period.
By Hinrich Lichtenstein, who was appointed Professor of Zoology at the University of Berlin as a result of this work.
Translated from German to English by Anne Plumptre.
Published by the Van Riebeeck Society, a South African society founded in 1918, aiming to republish historical primary sources.
In a cloth binding. Externally, smart, with just a couple of light marks to the boards and spines. Light spots to the fore edges. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with some spots. Small closed tear to the folding map of Volume II. 'Publications of the Society' leaf of Volume I has a little loss to the reverse. The occasional pencil line to the text.
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