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Travels and adventures in Southern Africa : comprising a view of the present state of the Cape Colony with observations on the progress and prospects of British emigrants by George Thompson - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1827 - from SequiturBooks (SKU: 1805080101)

Travels and adventures in Southern Africa : comprising a view of the present state of the Cape Colony with observations on the progress and prospects of British emigrants

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Travels and adventures in Southern Africa : comprising a view of the present state of the Cape Colony with observations on the progress and prospects of British emigrants

by George Thompson

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London : Henry Colburn, 1827. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 volume set. 2nd ed. Handsome binding. 3/4 smooth calf over marbled boards. Fine bindings. Gilt ruled spine. xxiv, 450 pp.; vi, 430 pp.; 18 plates, 2 folding plans & folding map. Dampstaining. "This valuable work was written by a Cape Town merchant who resided in South Africa for many years, and who had traveled through the greater part of the Cape Colony and a considerable part of Bechuanaland" - Mendelssohn II, p. 494. Abbey Travel 330

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1805080101
Title
Travels and adventures in Southern Africa : comprising a view of the present state of the Cape Colony with observations on the progress and prospects of British emigrants
Author
George Thompson
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Hardcover
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Used - Good
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Second Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London : Henry Colburn
Date published
1827
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African History;
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