Paterson’s Cape Travels 1777 to 1779. Brenthurst Series 7 – Forbes, Vernon S and Rourke, John

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Limited to 1000 copies. This is the standard edition bound in cloth. An annoted version enhanced by full colour illustrations of plants, people, animals and scenery selected from Paterson’s picture collection. William Patterson was twenty-one years old when he set out for the Cape in 1777. His four journeys of travel in the interior of southern Africa covered the area from the mouth of the Orange River in the west to the banks of the Keiskamma River in the east. Illustrated end papers. Some foxing to the front prelims up to page 21 as well as last 3 pages at the rear. Green tint with a few discolouration marks, fading towards the spine area, to top edge. Light foxing to fore- and lower page edges. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Good. Foxing on the verso. Some edge-wear. Two small closed tears on top edge of rear cover. Two 5mm abrasion scratches on spine edge. Binding: Hardcover. Green cloth boards with discolouration marks.

Publisher: The Brenthurst Press
Date Published: 1980
Publication Place: Johannesburg
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good+.
Binding: Hardcover. Green cloth boards with discolouration marks.

Jacket Condition: Good. Foxing on the verso. Some edge-wear. Two small closed tears on top edge of rear cover. Two 5mm abrasion scratches on spine edge.
Dimensions: 27cm x 27cm x 3.5

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Weight 2100 g