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Second voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique : par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance, dans les années 1783, 84, et 85 / par F. LeVaillant

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Author:
Le Vaillant, François 1753-1824  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Richardson Currer Miss 1785-1861 DSI  Search this
Subject:
Le Vaillant, François 1753-1824 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. in 1, [22] leaves of plates (5 folded) : ill. (etchings) ; 26 cm. (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Place:
South Africa
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
Date:
1795
1796
L'an IVe de la République ... [1795 or 1796]
Notes:
"The quarto edition"--Cf. Mendelssohn.
Woodcut title vignettes.
Errata: last leaf of v.2.
Mendelssohn, S. South African bib., v. 3, p. 101
Also available online.
SCNHRB copy 39088012041067 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The Russell E. Train Africana Collection.
SCNHRB copy has map (39088012041463), probably sold separately sometime around 1795, with cartouche: Carte de la partie méridionale de l'Afrique, pour servir d'intelligence aux deux voyages de Levaillant (Se trouve chez H.J. Jansen et Peronneau, Imprimeurs-Libraires à Paris). Housed in a drop-back box of polished mottled calf, gilt decorated spine, title in gilt within red and green leather spine labels.
SCNHRB copy with armorial bookplate of Frances Mary Richardson Currer.
SCNHRB copy with bookdealer's description laid-in.
SCNHRB copy bound in polished mottled calf; gilt decorated spine, title in gilt within red and green leather spine labels; sprinkled edges; marbled endpapers. Bound uniformly with the Cullman Library's copy of Voyage de M. Le Vaillant dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, 1790.
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Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT823 .L54 1795
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_788992