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Sketches representing the native tribes, animals, and scenery of southern Africa from drawings made by the late Mr. Samuel Daniell engraved by William Daniell

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Author:
Daniell, Samuel 1775-1811  Search this
Author:
Barrow, John Sir 1764-1848  Search this
Daniell, William 1769-1837  Search this
Somerville, William 1771-1860  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[5] leaves, 48 leaves of plates, [48] leaves illustrations 35 x 34 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Pictorial works
Engravings
Illustrated works
Place:
Africa, Southern
South Africa
Date:
1820
Notes:
Each plate accompanied by a leaf of descriptive letterpress
Plate 23, Cape mole, misnumbered 32
The greater number of illustrative notices are by Dr. Somerville and Mr. Barrow--Cf. Preface
Mendelssohn, S. South African bib., v. 2, p. 13
Also available online.
Also available online
SCNHRB has two copies.
SCNHRB c.1 (39088000441063) has the plates printed on India paper and mounted on heavier paper than the regular copy.
SCNHRB c.1 has bookdealer's description laid-in.
SCNHRB c.1 quarter bound landscape style in red marbled paper over boards and goatskin; title in gilt on spine.
SCNHRB c.2 (39088012040606) imperfect: lacking half title and dedication leaf; t.p. repaired, with a hole.
SCNHRB c.2 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The Russell E. Train Africana Collection.
SCNHRB c.2 measures 26 x 36 cm. and is bound in blue/green patterned cloth binding.
Elecresource
SCNHRB c.1 (39088000441063) has the plates printed on India paper and mounted on heavier paper than the regular copy
SCNHRB c.1 has bookdealer's description laid-in
SCNHRB c.1 quarter bound landscape style in red marbled paper over boards and goatskin; title in gilt on spine
SCNHRB c.2 (39088012040606) imperfect: lacking half title and dedication leaf; title page repaired, with a hole
SCNHRB c.2 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The Russell E. Train Africana Collection
SCNHRB c.2 measures 26 x 36 cm. and is bound in blue/green patterned cloth binding
SCNHRB has two copies
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Ethnic Groups  Search this
Natural History  Search this
Call number:
DT731 .D18 1820
DT731.D18 1820
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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