Travels in the Wilds of Africa. – Burrow, John

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Being the diary of a young scientific assistant who accompanied Sir Andrew Smith in the expedition of 1834 – 1836

Edited with notes and index by Percival R Kirby. John Burrow was a youth of eighteen who made a straightforward, concise description of his journey as a member of Dr Andrew Smith’s exploratory party to the northern areas of South Africa. Pencil sketches are illuminating and charming and contribute to the atmoshere and enjoyment of the book. Cellotape residue on the fron and rear prelims. Light grey tint top edge. 90 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. Edition: Reprint. Condition: Very good. Thick cardwraps. Sunning. Light edge-wear to top edge. Some discoloration to the spine edge of the rear cover. Binding: Hardcover. Olive green cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Very good condition.

Publisher: A A Balkema
Date Published: 1971
Publication Place: Cape Town

Condition: Very good.
Binding: Hardcover. Olive green cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Very good condition.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Thick cardwraps. Sunning. Light edge-wear to top edge. Some discoloration to the spine edge of the rear cover. Small 1cm pen mark on the front cover.
Dimensions: 23cm x 15.5cm x 1.5cm

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Weight 500 g