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Barrow, John, Sir, 1764–1848

An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa in the years 1797 and 1798 : including cursory observations on the geology and geography of the southern part of that continent : the natural history of such objects as occured inthe animal, vegetable and mineral kingdons : and sketches of the physical and moral characters of the various tribes of inhabitants surrounding the settlement of the Cape of Good Hope : to which is annexed a description of the present state, population, and produces of that extensive colony : with a map constructed entirely from actual observations made in the course of the travels / By John Barrow ...

London : Printed by A. Strahan for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1801-1804.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT755 B27 1801+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 320
BAC: This copy is the Abbey copy.
Vol. 2 has title: An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa : in which is considered the importance of the Cape of Good Hope to the different European powers, as a naval and military station, as a point of security to our Indian trade and settlements during a war, and as a territorial acquisition and commercial emporium in time of peace, with a statistical sketch of the whole colony ...
Illustrations by John Bluck.
Mendelssohn, S. South African bibliography to the year 1925, I, p. 87
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906, 924
Subject Terms:
Cadell, T. and Davies (W.) -- Publisher.
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel.
South Africa -- Description and travel.
South Africa -- History -- To 1836.
Strahan, A. -- Printer.
Aquatints -- 1801-1804.
Bluck, John, engraver.

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