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Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls,

a naturalist's wanderings in the interior of South Africa. From the letters and journals of the late Frank Oates. F.R.G.S.

Stock Code 109309

London, Kegan Paul, 1881

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Fine copy. An exceptionally well preserved example. Oates was one of the first Europeans to see the Victoria Falls in full flood, having travelled to Natal in 1873, and made his way overland to the Zambesi. He died shortly afterwards of a tropical fever.

First edition; 8vo, xliiii, 383pp., portrait frontispiece, four folding maps, 6 chromolithograph plates, numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text, natural history appendix with ten plates (9 hand-coloured) after Keulemanns (2) and others, original grey pictorial cloth gilt, bevelled edges, a fine fresh copy.

Czech p124; Mendelssohn II, p112.
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Provenance: Colonel Ph. Milon (bookplate).

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Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls,

OATES, Frank.

Stock code: 109309

$3,249.00

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