Travels into the interior of southern Africa. : 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 Cape Colony; with an inquiry into its importance as a naval and military station, as a commercial emporium; and as a territorial possession. / By John Barrow, Esq. F.R.S. author of "Travels in China.", "Africa semper aliquid novi offert". In two volumes..

By: Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848
Publisher: London: : Printed [by Strahan and Preston, New-Street Square] for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand., 1806.Edition: The second edition, with additions and alterations, illustrated with several engravings and chartsDescription: 2 v. : col. ill., maps (folded) ; 28cm.Other title: Barrow's travels in AfricaSubject(s): Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel | South Africa -- Description and travel | Africa, Southern -- Description and travelOwnership: From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865
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First ed. published 1801-04 entitled: An account of travels into the interior of southern Africa in the years 1797 and 1798.

Includes index.

From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865. UkLoBM