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SPARRMAN, Anders.

Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Esperance,

et autour du monde avec le Capitaine Cook et principalement dans le Pays des Hottentots et des Caffres.

Stock Code
98441
Paris, Buisson, 1787
£1,000

Sparrman's work includes accounts of his travels inland from the settlement at the Cape of Good Hope and as assistant naturalist to Johann Forster aboard Captain James Cook's Resolution from September 1772 to March 1775 (Cook's Second Voyage).

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Description

First French edition. 3 vols, 8vo, xxxii, 388; [4], 366; [4], 363 pp., large folding engraved map, 16 engraved plates. Contemporary French calf-backed marbled boards, corners and edges worn, large folding map with old repairs to verso, a bit creased and stained, a good set.

Bibliography

Beddie, 1279; cf. Mendelssohn II, 414; cf. Rosove, 315 & 316; cf. Hill, 1614-1616 (for Swedish and English editions).

Stock ID:98441

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