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LATROBE, Christian Ignatius (1758-1836). Journal of a visit to South Africa, in 1815, and 1816. London: W. M'Dowall for L.B. Seeley and R. Ackermann, 1818. Folding engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, 16 plates (12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by J. Bluck and others after R. Cocking, 4 uncoloured line plates). (Some light spotting.) Later green straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges. FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel I, 325; Tooley 292.
John CAMPBELL (1766-1840). Travels in South Africa. London: W. Flint for Black, Parry, & Co. and T. Hamilton, 1815. Engraved portrait frontispiece, folding engraved map, 8 engraved plates, 1 folding. (Neat repair to map.) Third edition; Travels in South Africa.. being a narrative of a second journey in the interior of that country. London: T.C. Hansard for the Society, etc., 1822. 2 volumes. Hand-coloured engraved folding map, 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Clark after Campbell. (Neat repair to map). FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel I, 328; Tooley 127.
The 2 works in 3 volumes, 8° (211 x 130mm). Uniformly bound in red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, titled in gilt on spines, gilt turn-ins, red silk liners and endleaves, gilt edges. (4)
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