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LE VAILLANT, FRANCOIS: - Voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance. Dans les années 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84 & 85. Two volumes. Liege 1790.

. Pp. xxiv, 341; 359. With 12 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, spine gilt and with title labels. lightly rubbed. Bookplate. Le Vaillant made excursions among the Kaffirs and other tribes in Southern Africa, and extended his researches northward beyond the Orange River. This account covers Le Vaillant's first expedition into the interior of South Africa and contains important observations on the natural history of the region and interesting details about the Dutch settlers. The plates depict views, giraffes and, the native people; Hottentots and Kaffirs. Cf Cox p.389. Cf Gay 3118. Mendelssohn i, 889-92. Cf Nissen ZB 2480.
EUR 700.00 [Appr.: US$ 852.16 | £UK 623 | JP¥ 88414] Book number 107

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