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An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Sourthern Africa in the Years 1797 and 1798

Author: Barrow, John
Price: $495.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: Imprint of G.F. Hopkins
Year Published: 1802
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Full-Leather
Edition: First Edition
Full contempory tree calf, neatly repaired with a new spine in the correct style, gilt lines and dark maroon title label. Handsome volume and exceptionally clean inside. An excellent folding map in the front. Barrow went to the Cape of Good Hope as private secretary to Lord Macartney. "He traversed every part of the colony, and visited the several countries of the Keffirs, the Hottentots, and the Bosjesmen, performing a journey exceeding one thousand miles on horseback, on foot, and very rarely in a covered wagon, and full half the distance as a pedestrian, and never except for a few nights sleeping under a roof". (DNB) Pages 386 with one page publisher ad at the rear.
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