Lot #4/09 Travels in Southern Africa by Adulphe Delegorgue two volume set
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Lot #4/09 Travels in Southern Africa by Adulphe Delegorgue .... translated by Fleur Webb .... introduced & indexed by Stephanie J. Alexander & Colin De B. Webb [& Bill Guest]. An important account of travels in Natal, Zululand and north through the Magaliesberg and nearly to the Limpopo during the 1840s. Although much of the text relates the author's big game hunting adventures, there are excellent descriptions of the people, fauna & flora. Originally published in French in 1847 and never before translated into English. Complete in two volumes. "Killie Campbell Africana Library Publications" nos. 5 & 9. Volume #1 signed by Fleur Webb, S.J. Alexander & Colin de B. Webb. Durban & Pietermaritzburg, Killie Campbell Africana Library & University of Natal Press, 1990-1997. First English language edition. Two volumes. 8vo. Card covers. Pp. xxxii,xii,359 + xxxii,(i),401, plates, portraits, maps. Covers a bit rubbed, previous owner’s book-plate inside front cover, one page dog-eared, text volume #1 browned. Good+ Reserve price (for the set): R690.00 bids welcome

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