‘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).
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).
Mendelssohn I, 222.
Stock ID: 58559