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 and 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. 21 maps and 73 illustrations. Foxing to prelims. 177 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Good-. Edge-wear and rubbing to covers. Sunning to spine. Small nicks to the spine edges. Foxing to the flaps and verso. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Light bumping to spine edges. Small white mark to the lower front corner.

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

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Light bumping to spine edges. Small white mark to the lower front corner.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good-. Edge-wear and rubbing to covers. Sunning to spine. Small nicks to the spine edges. Foxing to the flaps and verso.

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Weight 1200 g