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A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world : but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year 1772, to 1776

Author: Anders Sparrman; Georg Forster; G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England),
Publisher: London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1785.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
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Sparrman, Anders, 1748-1820.
Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope towards the Antarctic polar circle and round the world.
London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1785
(OCoLC)656990910
Named Person: Anders Sparrman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anders Sparrman; Georg Forster; G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England),
OCLC Number: 8084383
Language Note: English translation of: Resa till Goda Hopps-udden.
Notes: Vol. 1: xxviii, 368 p., [3] leaves of plates ; v. 2: viii, 350 [i.e. 354], [2] p., [7] leaves of plates.
Pages 353-354 misnumbered 349-350 at end of vol. 2.
Translated by Georg Forster.
Includes errata (Vol. 1: p. xxviii ; v. 2: p. [1] at end).
Description: 2 v., [10] leaves of plates : ill., map (fold.), music ; 29 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1. Introduction ; Voyage from Gotenburgh to the Cape ; Residence at the Cape of Good Hope till the author's voyage to the South Sea ; Voyage to the South Sea ; Journey frome Cape Town to the Country of the Caffres ; Journey from the Warm Bath to Zwellendam ; Journey from Zwellendam to Muscle-Bay ; Journey through the Houtniquas ; Journey through Lange Dal ; Journey from Lange Dal to Sitsicamma, and from thence to Sea-Cow River --
Vol. 2. Journey from Sea-Cow River to Little Sunday River ; Journey from Little Sundays River to Boshies-Mans River ; Journey from Boshies-Mans River to Quammedacka ; Journey from Quammedacka to Agter Bruntjes-Hoogte ; Residence at Agter Bruntjes-Hoogte ; Journey from Agter Bruntjes-Hoogte to the two Visch Rivers, and residence at those places ; Journey back to the Cape ; Appendix: Some account of the Mus Pumilio, a new species of rat, from the southern part of Africa, lately discovered and described by the author ; Appendix: Specimen of the language of the Hottentots.
Other Titles: Resa till Goda Hopps-udden.
Responsibility: by Andrew Sparrman ; translated from the Swedish original.

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