Lot #21/09 Two books on travel & hunting into Bechuanaland
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Lot #21/09 Two books on travel & hunting into Bechuanaland Adventures in the far interior of South Africa [including a journey to Lake Ngami and rambles in the Honduras ... to which is appended a short treatise on the best mode of skinning and preserving birds, animals, &c.; also receipts for making preservatives] by J. Leyland. Reprint of an account of exploration & hunting in Bechuanaland, originally published in 1866. "Africana Collectanea Series" volume 40. Copy no. 623 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Cape Town, C. Struik, 1972. Facsimile reprint. 12mo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. xiii,(i),289, plates. Dust jacket rubbed & torn, tape-marks on end-paper, some foxing. Good. …. together with …. Foundation of the Cape - about the Bechuanas: being a history of the discovery and colonisation of Southern Africa - fragments of an unpublished manuscript written circa 1811 and a translation of Ueber der Beetjuanas originally published in 1807 by W.H.C. Lichtenstein .... translated, edited and with a biographical introduction by Dr O.H. Spohr. Important early observations  on South African history at that time & on the characteristics of the Tswana. “South African Biographical and Historical Series” #18. Cape Town, A.A. Balkema, 1973. First edition. 4to. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. viii,113,(1), portraits, illustrations, plan. Dust jacket slightly creased, some browning. Good+ For the two books sold as a pair Reserve price: R440.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R560.00

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