BUNBURY, Charles J.F.

Journal of a residence at the Cape of Good Hope,

£180

Journal of a residence at the Cape of Good Hope,
with excursions into the interior, and notes on the natural history and the native tribes.
London, Murray, 1848.

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Journal of a residence at the Cape of Good Hope,

Description

‘Bunbury accompanied his friend, Sir George Napier, the Governor of the Cape Colony, on his voyage to Africa in 1837, and remained there for fourteen months, during which time he busied himself with botanical research, travelling over a considerable part of South Africa’ (Mendelssohn).

Description

First edition. 8vo., xii, 297 pp., 3 pages of ads at end, frontispiece and 4 engraved plates, original light blue cloth gilt, spine faded, an excellent copy.

Provenance: Alfred Dolman (contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper).

Bibliography

Mendelssohn I, 222.

 

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