Travels from the Cape of Good Hope, into the Interior Parts of Africa, including many Interesting Anecdotes, with elegant plates. 2 Vols – Le Vaillant, Francois

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A very good set in crisp tight bindings. Teston Library bookplate to the paste down of each volume. Internally very clean. Volume 1; xxiii, directions to binder, 442 pg.,engraved frontis and five engraved plates, (2 folding). Volume 2: [8], 414 pg, engraved frontis and 5 engraved plates. The frontis in volume 2 ‘Dangerous attack of a tyger’ is found only in this edition. Translated from the French by Elizabeth Helme. She is one of the “lost” women writers listed by Dale Spender in Mothers of the Novel: 100 Good Women Writers Before Jane Austen. A narrative of an expedition to the eastern frontier of the Cape colony which the author undertook between December 1781 and March 1783. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Binding: Hardcover. Contemporary half leather bindings with marbled boards and endpapers. Wear to the head and foot of the spines and foredges.

Publisher: William Lane
Date Published: 1790
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good.
Binding: Hardcover. Contemporary half leather bindings with marbled boards and endpapers. Wear to the head and foot of the spines and foredges.

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Weight 1700 g