Lister, M.H. [ED]
Title Journals of Andrew Geddes Bain
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher Cape Town The Van Riebeeck Society 1949
Seller ID 003267
Hardcover in original cloth covered boards with illustration and titles, previous owners name covered with tipex/whiteout on front end paper along with a previous owners blind stamp, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, b&w illustrations and fold out maps. S6. "Andrew Geddes Bain is best known for his building of Cape roads and passes. His diaries, from 1826 to the 1840s, were both working journals and accounts of his experiences and descriptions of the people he encountered in the course of his work. This volume includes his chronicle of his journey in 1826 to the northern Cape."