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An Expedition of Discovery, into the Interior of Africa, through the hitherto undescribe Countries of the Great Namaquas, Boschmans, and Hill Damaras - 2 volumes (Africana Collectanea Vols XXII/XXIII) Facsimile Reprint

By: Alexander, James Edward

Price: $114.00

Publisher: C Struik, Cape Town: 1967

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 35rh

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). Both volumes numbered 80 of a limited edition of 750 copies. From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow. Facsimile reprint of the original 1838 edition published by Henry Colburn, Publisher, London. The dustjackets are marked, scuffed, worn. They are comfortable and sure. The boards of Volume I are marked from storage. They are otherwise sound and steady. Those for Volume II are agreeably studious and healthy. The papertrims of both books have handling marks. The front and end papers have foxing and tanning. Yet, the contents are very clean and clear, confide... View more info

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AN Expedition of Discovery into the Interior of Africa (Vol. 2 ONLY)

By: Alexander, James Edward

Price: $47.50

Publisher: C. Struik: 1967

Seller ID: 98lb

Condition: Good


jacket is rubbed and chipped. edge wear on boards. thorough foxing and marks. numbered limited edition, No. 374/750. sound binding. fairly good copy.[SK]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Expedition of Discovery into the Interior of Africa - Through the hitherto undescribed Countries of the Great Namaquas Boschmans and Hill Damaras - 2 Volumes

By: Alexander, Sir James Edward

Price: $104.50

Publisher: C. Struik, Cape Town: 1967

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 53gj

Condition: Fair


Two volume set complete. Set numbered 439 of limited facsimile reprint edition of 750. Alexander was an extraordinary man, one of those that only the Eighteenth Century produced. A professional solder he saw service in the Cape Colony, New Zealand and Crimea for example. He was private secretary to Benjamin d'Urban and was instrumental in the placement of Cleopatra's Needle on the Embankment. This is an account of his journey of exploration into Namaqualand and Damaraland 1836-37. The general condition for both are fair to fusty to good. The dustjackets are scuffed, worn, creased and wrinkled.... View more info