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Barrow, John


An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa, in the Years 1797 and 1798


[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2022: A copy of the book by John Barrow. The book recounts Barrow's travels in southern Africa in 1797 and 1798. It includes a description of the Cape of Good Hope along with cursory observations pertinent to the history, the fauna, and the flora of the settlement.]

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[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2022: Written by John Barrow before 1801. Published by T. Cadell junior and W. Davies in London in 1801. A copy was acquired by The University of Michigan Libraries in 1917. The copy was later acquired by New York Public Library at an unknown date. That copy was then reprinted by Johnson Reprint Corporation in New York in 1968. The custody of the reprinted copy is unknown. It was digitised by Google at an unknown date and uploaded to Google Books. Acquired by FHYA in March 2022 and uploaded by Benathi Marufu for FHYA in March 2022.]

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