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A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year 1772 to 1776 by Andrew Sparrman ... ; translated from the Swedish original ; with plates ; in two volumes

Catalog Data

Author:
Sparrman, Anders 1748-1820  Search this
Author:
Forster, Georg 1754-1794  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Tempest, D. J., DSI  Search this
Subject:
Cook, James 1728-1779 Travel  Search this
Sparrman, Anders 1748-1820 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume, [11] leaves of plates (1 folded) illustrations, map 30 cm. (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Place:
South Africa
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
Cape Town (South Africa)
Eastern Cape (South Africa)
Eastern Cape
Date:
1786
Notes:
"Some account of the mus pumilio, a new species of rat, from the southern part of Africa, lately discovered and described by the author"--V.2, p. 349-350
"Specimen of the language of the Hottentots"--V.2, p. 351-356
Translated from the Swedish by George Forster
Translation of Resa till Goda Hoppsudden, 1783
Mendelssohn, S. South African bib., v. 4, p. 362
SCNHRB c.1 (v.1: 39088000440206; v.2: 39088000440214) has bookplate: "Sixtenbock".
SCNHRB c.1 has one leaf of publisher's advertisements bound at the end of v.2.
SCNHRB c.1 half bound in brown buckram and plain gray paper over boards; red leather spine labels with gilt lettering.
SCNHRB c.2 39088012040275 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The Russell E. Train Africana Collection.
SCNHRB c.2 has 2 v. bound as one (28 cm.).
SCNHRB c.2 has inscribed on t.p.: D.J. Tempest, 1870.
SCNHRB c.2 bound in half calf and marbled paper boards. Bookseller's label: Caravan-Maritime Books ... Jamaica, New York.
SCNHRB c.1 (v.1: 39088000440206; v.2: 39088000440214) has bookplate: "Sixtenbock"
SCNHRB c.1 half bound in brown buckram and plain gray paper over boards; red leather spine labels with gilt lettering
SCNHRB c.1 has one leaf of publisher's advertisements bound at the end of v.2
SCNHRB c.2 39088012040275 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The Russell E. Train Africana Collection
SCNHRB c.2 bound in half calf and marbled paper boards. Bookseller's label: Caravan-Maritime Books ... Jamaica, New York
SCNHRB c.2 has 2 v. bound as one (28 cm.)
SCNHRB c.2 has inscribed on title page: D.J. Tempest, 1870
SCNHRB has two copies
Topic:
Voyages around the world  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT826 .S73 1786
DT826.S73 1786
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_283888