Major Raven-Hart has made a special study of ‘Callers at South Africa from 1488 to 1652’ and in this book one finds the results of that study. Many of the ‘unpublished documents’ of the Archives in Cape Town and The Hague of the British Museum and the India Office (Marine Records) have been brought together while further material taken from Dutch German Danish French English Italian and Portuguese travel narratives has been added.
There are over a hundred and fifty entries some of which cover only a few lines while others fill one or more pages with a complete account of the experiences of the visitor while at the Cape
BEFORE VAN RIEBEECK: Callers at South Africa from 1488 to 16522 by RAVEN-HART, R
Dust jacket on rear cover, has replaced chip 180x45mm; scuffed at tail and one cnr; small insect damage- not really noticeable. 216pp incl index; front is plus 18 illustrations in text, all in b&w.
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Title: BEFORE VAN RIEBEECK
Author: RAVEN-HART, R
Format/binding: Hard Cover Greyish Boards
Book condition: Used – Fine in Plastic
Jacket condition: Very Good
Quantity available: 1
Edition: First Edition.
Place: Cape Town.
Date published: 1967
Keywords: Cape of Good Hope, Capo de Boa Esperanca
Bookseller catalogs: Africana;