A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope towards the Antarctic Polar Circle Round the World and to the Country of the Hottentots and the Caffres from the Year 1772- 1776.
Seller ID: 2442S
Dublin: White, Cash, and Byrne, 1785. Second edition, in two volumes (pp. xxxvi, 395; xi, 382, plates). See also London: Robinson, 1785 Mendelssohn (II, 414). Octavo (21 cm) in original calf, remnants of gilt titles and decorations to spine; two frontispieces (“Prospect of the Country at the Cape of God Hope”; “Hart-beast” and “Elk Antilope”), large folding map (“Geographical Chart of the Cape of Good Hope”), folding plate (“Hottentot Ornaments”), folding plate (“Arms of the Hottentots”), plate (Gnu and Buffalo), plate (Rhinoceros bicornis), plate (Hippopotamus), plate (Springer, or Spring-bok), plate (Viverra Ratel and Wood-goat), plate (Dwarf mice). Bindings superficially worn, but still strong, contents fresh and bright.
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