Nürnberg: bey Peter Conrad Monath, 1719.
First edition. Added title page, frontispiece engraved by M. Renz and Montalegre after Joh. Jacob Schübler, portrait engraved by W.P. Kilian after N. Krüger; folding map, 23 plates. Title page printed in red and black. π, )(4, )()(2, A-5B4, 5C5D4, 5E-5Z4, 6A1, 6B2. Bound without terminal ad leaf. Some irregularities in pagination. 1 vols. Folio. Quarter near contemporary leather and speckled boards. Head chipped, verso of plate at p. 196 with old repair. VD18 12966002; Bircher, M. Barock, 1600-1720 D 692; Mendelssohn I:842-3. Item #308932
Contains the earliest list of South African animals and a thorough and perceptive contemporary account of indigenous peoples and the state of European settlements.
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