1802 1ed John Barrow in South Africa Cape of Good Hope African Voyages MAP Rare

BARROW, John

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John Barrow was an 18th-century English naval historian remembered for his geography dictionaries and voyage reports. Barrow voyaged all over the world, Africa and Asia, spending time in South Africa at the end of the 1700s. He accompanied Lord Macartney to the Cape of Good Hope – a voyage which resulted in numerous notes on geography and descriptions of South African culture.

 

This 1802 first American edition was published based on the 1801 London edition and features a highly desirable, impressive folding map of the Cape of Good Hope.

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1802 1ed John Barrow in South Africa Cape of Good Hope African Voyages MAP Rare

 

John Barrow was an 18th-century English naval historian remembered for his geography dictionaries and voyage reports. Barrow voyaged all over the world, Africa and Asia, spending time in South Africa at the end of the 1700s. He accompanied Lord Macartney to the Cape of Good Hope – a voyage which resulted in numerous notes on geography and descriptions of South African culture.

 

This 1802 first American edition was published based on the 1801 London edition and features a highly desirable, impressive folding map of the Cape of Good Hope.

 

Item number: #16556

Price: $499

 

BARROW, John

 

An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa in the years 1797 and 1798 : including cursory observations on the geology and geography

 

New York : Printed and sold by G.F. Hopkins, 1802. First American edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 386, [2]
  • References: Shaw & Shoemaker 1843
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.25in (21.5cm x 13.5cm)

 

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16556

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

BARROW, John

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete