THE FIRST SAFARI, searching for François Levaillant

: Glenn (I.)

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230pp., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Johannesburg, 2018. 


Ian Glenn writes about his many years of research into the life and times of French author, explorer, naturalist, zoological collector and ornithologist François Levaillant (1753-1824).

Ian Glenn has edited and co-translated an English translation of Levaillant's "Travels into the Interior of Africa" for the Van Riebeeck Society and co-authored the Brenthurst Press edition of "François Levaillant and the Birds of Africa". He is Emeritus Professor of Media Studies at UCT and a research associate at the University of the Free State.