Pioneer Travellers of South Africa. – Forbes, Vernon S

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A Geographical Commentary upon Routes, Records, Observations and Opinions of Travellers at the Cape 1750 – 1800.

The period between 1750 1800 saw great advances in exploration of the interior regions and expansion of knowledge of the physical and biological sciences. Notable travellers discussed are A Beutler, C P Thunberg, Francis Masson, Andrew Sparrman, Hendrik Swellengrebel, William Paterson, Roberg J Gordon, L Degrandpre and finally John Barrow. The maps at the rear are in good condition. Foxing to prelims. 177 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good-. Dust jacket: Poor. Edge-wear especially to folds with some open and closed tears. Lacks the header of the spine. Rubbing and foxing all over. Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Some mild edge-wear.

Publisher: A A Balkema
Date Published: 1965
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good-.
Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Some mild edge-wear.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Poor. Edge-wear especially to folds with some open and closed tears. Lacks the header of the spine. Rubbing and foxing all over.
Dimensions: 31cm x 24cm x 3.5cm

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Weight 1200 g