Willem Adriaan van der Stel and other historical sketches – Theal, George McCall


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Starting with the exploration of the West Coast of Africa by the Portuguese and the discovery of the Cape of Good Hope followed by the first voyages of the French and English to India and an early history of the Netherlands. War in the Netherlands until 1606 and war on the sea between Spain and the Netherlands. The truce with Spain and the English rivalry. This is followed by a history of Willem Adriaan as a controversial Governor at the Cape. A clean, tighly bound copy with some light scuffing to the boards and foxing to the prelims.

Publisher: Thomas Maskew Miller
Date Published: 1913
Publication Place: Cape Town

Dimensions: 15 x 22cm

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Weight 1500 g