Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the interior parts of Africa, including many interesting anecdotes. With elegant plates, descriptive of the country and inhabitants: inscribed by permission to his grace the duke of Montagu.

By: Le Vaillant, François

Price: £875.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, xxiii,[1],442pp, [2],464pp, Complete as index, 2 engraved frontispieces, 11 plates, of which [ 2 of Giraffes ], 2 folding. Bound in full period calf, flat gilt bands, red leather title labels. Calf lightly rubbed, some wear loss on head and tail of spines, hinge joints cracked, boards still holding, loss of leather on one board. Generally both bindings in good condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, [ The Right Hon, Theo James Lord Viscount Bulkeley, 1785 ]. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice clean set, in attractive period binding.

Title: Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the interior parts of Africa, including many interesting anecdotes. With elegant plates, descriptive of the country and inhabitants: inscribed by permission to his grace the duke of Montagu.

Author Name: Le Vaillant, François

Categories: Africa, Travel, Antiquarian,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, printed for William Lane, Leadenhall-Street: 1790

Binding: Period Calf

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 097595

Keywords: Africa. Cape of Good Hope