TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTH AFRICA (2 VOLS. SECOND EDITION, 1806) by John Barrow
London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1806
4to, xvii + 427pp. i + 372pp. Original full leather hardcover bindings, with gilt lettering and tooling to spines. 8 beautiful plates in vol. 1, and 8 fold-out maps in vol. 2 of the Cape Colony, Cape Peninsula, False Bay, Coast from Table Bay to Saldannah Bay, Mossel Bay, Knysna, Plettenberg bay, and Algoa Bay. Vol. 2 is missing one map.
Second, and best, edition of this influential survey of South Africa, which has a particular focus on the Cape Colony. First published in 1801-4, here the text is revised, expanded and corrected and 8 superb aquatint plates after Samuel Daniell added.