A comprehensive portrait and record of Louis Thibault at the Cape of Good Hope in the turbulent years between 1783 and 1815. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations of town plans; land-surveys, buildings, fortifications, bridges etc. drawn by Thibault. Foxing to top and fore-edge with handling marks on the lower RH corner. 143 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Some browning to the feps. Dust jacket: Good. Binding: Hardcover. Green cloth boards in good condition with gilt lettering on spine. Very light edge-wear.
Publisher: Tafelberg Publishers
Date Published: 1972
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes
Condition: Very good
Binding: Hardcover. Green cloth boards in good condition with gilt lettering on spine. Very light edge-wear.
Jacket Condition: Good. Edge-wear to extremities with some light abrasions. Two 1cm closed tears on top edge; 1cm closed tear on the bottom edge and 1.5cm closed tear on rear fold. Some grubby marks and rubbing.
Dimensions: 4to. 27.7cm x 21.5cm x 2cm