NEW TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AFRICA, By Way of the Cape of Good Hope; In the Years 1783, 84 and 85. Three volume set. Francois Le Vaillant.
NEW TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AFRICA, By Way of the Cape of Good Hope; In the Years 1783, 84 and 85. Three volume set.

NEW TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR PARTS OF AFRICA, By Way of the Cape of Good Hope; In the Years 1783, 84 and 85. Three volume set.

London: Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, 1796. Second edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good condition. Item #012999

Three volume set. Lacks the fold-out map from the first volume. Contains 21 of 22 plates including all five fold-outs; lacks plate 9 from the second volume titled: Head of the giraffe. Contains an extra fold-out plate number 6 titled: Encampment at the horde of Klaas Baster. One plate trimmed slightly into the image area. Vol. I: l, [ii], 288 pages of text. Vol. II: [ii], 368 pages of text (lacking 369-383). Volume III: [ii], 488 pages. Hardcover bindings: rebound circa 1910 with black leather spines and corners, and dark green boards. Binder's name stamped at bottom of spine: Bound by Fred Mees. There is moderate shelfwear and rubbing, all three volumes remain attractive and intact. Octavo: measures just under 8 inches (height) or 201mm. New endpapers are slightly browned with minor staining, and one with a small chip. Previous owner's stamp neatly on the title page of each volume, and bookplate neatly on the front pastedown endpaper of each volume: Henry Von Wackerbarth. Minor soiling and browning to the first few and last page of text, with minimal foxing scattered here and there. Numerous pencil notations or underlining scattered lightly throughout the text. Second edition.

Price: $750.00

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