Travels into the interior of southern Africa: in which are described the character and the condition of the Dutch colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, and of the several tribes of natives beyond its limits : the natural history of such subjects as occurred in the animal, mineral and vegetable kingdoms : and the geography of the southern extremity of Africa : comprehending also a topographical and statistical sketch of the Cape Colony : with an inquiry into its importance as a naval and military station, as a commercial emporium; and as a territorial possession
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