CODEX WITSENII,

: Wilson (M.L.) et al eds.

R 450.00
Quantity
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annotated watercolours of landscapes, flora and fauna observed on the expedition to the Copper Mountains in hte country of the Namaqua undertaken in 1685-6 by Simon van der Stel, cOmmander at the Cape of Good Hope, copied at the Cape in 1692 for Nicolaas Witsen, Mayor of Amsterdam, Member of the Amsterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, Ambassador to Great Britain, &c, &c. 

 

190pp., 4to., frontis., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2002