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Campbell, John, 1766-1840, ill.

Travels in South Africa : undertaken at the request of the London missionary society : being a narrative of a second journey in the interior of that country / by the Rev. John Campbell ; witha map and coloured prints.

Additional Title(s):

Campbell's second journey in Africa

London : Printed for the Society. Published and sold by Francis Westley ... and sold by Black and Co. ; 1822.
Edinburgh : Waugh and Innes ; 1822.
Glasgow : Chalmers and Collins, 1822.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT756 .C36 1822+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title on publisher's original printed spine labels: Campbell's second journey in Africa. Twelve coloured plates. Two volumes. Royal paper. Price £I : 10 s.
Colored aquatints by John Heaviside Clark (see Abbey); after John Campbell.
Printed by T.C. Hansard, Peterborough-Court, Fleet-Street.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 328
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.), 127
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original paper-covered boards with publisher's printed spine labels. Bookseller's ticket of S. Payne, Dursley, in volume 1.
Subject Terms:
Chalmers and Collins -- Publisher.
Hansard, T.C. -- Printer.
Indigenous peoples -- South Africa.
London Missionary Society -- Publisher.
London Missionary Society.
Missions -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Description and travel.
South Africa -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Waugh and Innes -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1822.
Clark, John Heaviside, ca. 1770-1863, engraver.

  • Contents of the plates: [Map of] South Africa
  • The author's method of travelling in the interior of South Africa
  • The King's district of the city of Kurreechane, in the Marootzee Country
  • Houses and yard of Sinosee, in Kurreechane
  • Moeelway, young King of the Marootzee
  • Liqueling, Regent of the Marootzee Nation
  • Interior of Sinosee's house, Kurreechane
  • [Native houses, pottery and utensils]
  • Head of a unicorn, killed near the city of Mashow
  • Mahootoo, Queen of Lattakoo in full dress
  • City of Mashow, from the west, with adjacent villages, &c. Burders Place, New Lattakoo, containing mission houses and church
  • A Lattakoo chief and his wife
  • Dress worn by females at the annual circumcision feast at Lattakoo. The Rainmaker's wife at Kurreechane.

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