: Barrow (Sir John)

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in which are described the character and condition of the Dutch colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the several tribes of natives beyond its limits: the natural history of such subjects as occurred in the animal, mineral, and vegetable kingdoms; and the geography of the southern extremity of Africa. Comprehending also a topographical and statistical sketch of the Cape Colony; with an enquiry into its importance as a naval and military station; as a commercial emporium; and as a territorial possession


2 vols., xvi + 427pp., 372pp., handcoloured illustrated plates with mild foxing, folding maps, some coloured with off-setting, new endpapers, full leather neatly neatly rebacked, corners bumped, Second Edition with additions and alterations, London, 1806


"I have little to observe with regard to the alterations and the additions which will be found in this new edition. The most material is perhaps the illustration afforded by a few prints from sketches for which I am indebted to my friend Mr. S. Daniell." from the author's preface.