The Journal of Hendrik Jacob Wikar (1779) and The Journals of Jacobus Coetsé Jansz (1760) and Willem van Reenen (1791). – Van der Horst, A W and Mossop, E E (Translation)
Text: Original Dutch text/English. Daily life and adventures of Hendrik Wikar, the first European who is known to have journeyed along the Orange River. The journals of Jacobus Jansz is the narrative of the first European who is officially known to have crossed the Orange River. Willem van Reenen made a 9 month journey from the Cape, across the Orange River to a mountain or mountain range in Damaraland and back. Foxing to prelims with some heavy foxing to a few pages a well as all edges. Both fold-out maps have open tears to a fold with age-toning and light foxing to the verso. 323 Pages 1st Edition. Condition: Good-. Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with bumping to spine edges and and upper corners. Sunning to spine.
Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society
Date Published: 1935
Publication Place: Cape Town
Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with bumping to spine edges and and upper corners. Sunning to spine.