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Cape of Good Hope and its Dependencies.

STOUT, Capt. Benjamin (1820.)

£550.00  [First Edition]

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An Accurate and Truly Interesting Description of those Delightful Regions Situated Five Hundred Miles North of the Cape.First edition thus. 8vo. Original boards, some shelf wear, owner's signature to title page. xvi, 144p. London, Edwards and Knibb,

Originally published in 1798 under the title Narrative of the Loss of the Ship Hercules, commanded by Captain Benjamin Stout &c, &c. and is reissued here. The work recounts the journey overland from the coast (between the Keiskama and Beka rivers) to Capetown.

Both Teal and Mendelssohn take issue with the work's title. Mendelssohn, pp445-6; Theal, p288.

Stock Code: 211581