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The present state of the Cape of Good-Hope, or, A particular account of the several nations of the Hottentots : their religion, government, laws, customs, ceremonies, and opinions; their art of war, professions, language, genius, &c. : together with a short account of the Dutch settlement at the Cape

Title
The present state of the Cape of Good-Hope, or, A particular account of the several nations of the Hottentots : their religion, government, laws, customs, ceremonies, and opinions; their art of war, professions, language, genius, &c. : together with a short account of the Dutch settlement at the Cape / written originally in High German, by Peter Kolben, A.M. ; done into English from the original by Mr. Medley ; illustrated with copper plates.
Author
Kolb, Peter, 1675-1726.
Publication
London : Printed for W. Innys, at the west end of St. Paul's, MDCCXXXI. [1731]
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Additional Authors
Medley, Guido
Description
2 v. : ill., map, plan, port.; 19 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Alternative Title
  • Present state of the Cape of Good-Hope
  • Particular account of the several nations of the Hottentots
  • Present state of the Cape of Good-Hope ... containing, the natural history of the cape
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Genre/Form
Annotations (Provenance)
Note
  • Vol. 2 has title: The present state of the Cape of Good-Hope: Vol. II. Containing, the natural history of the cape ...
  • "Books printed for William Innys"--Bookseller's advertisement, p. [1]-[2], first count, in v. 1; also a seperate advertisement with the same caption title, p. [1] at end of v. 2.
  • "Printed by and for G. Smith in Princess-Street, Spitalfields."--Bookseller's advertisement, p. [2]-[3] at end of v. 1.
  • Errata: verso of title page. of v.1, and at foot of p. 363.
  • Woodcut head- and tail-pieces; initials.
  • There is no plate XII in v. 1, and some plates in vols. 1 and 2 are unnumbered.
  • Vol. 1: [2], xviii, [8], 365, [3] p., I-XI, XIII-XIV [i.e. 17] leaves of plates (2 folded); v.2: xviii, [2], 363, [1] p., IX [i.e. 13] leaves of plates (1 folded).
Indexed In (note)
  • English short title catalogue,
  • Catalogue of the Goldsmiths’ Library of Economic Literature,
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in pencil, on recto of flyleaf preceding frontispiece, a note [in Schomburg's hand?] regarding François Le Vaillant's observations upon this work. ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Call Number
Sc Rare 916.87-K (Kolben, P. Present state of the Cape of Good-Hope)
LCCN
35032069
OCLC
  • 8753866
  • 8753866B
Author
Kolb, Peter, 1675-1726.
Title
The present state of the Cape of Good-Hope, or, A particular account of the several nations of the Hottentots : their religion, government, laws, customs, ceremonies, and opinions; their art of war, professions, language, genius, &c. : together with a short account of the Dutch settlement at the Cape / written originally in High German, by Peter Kolben, A.M. ; done into English from the original by Mr. Medley ; illustrated with copper plates.
Imprint
London : Printed for W. Innys, at the west end of St. Paul's, MDCCXXXI. [1731]
Indexed In:
English short title catalogue, T147067
Catalogue of the Goldsmiths’ Library of Economic Literature, 7553
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 916.87-K (copy 2) (accession no. B526854) inscribed: in pencil, on recto of flyleaf preceding frontispiece, a note [in Schomburg's hand?] regarding François Le Vaillant's observations upon this work. ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Copy in Sc Rare 916.87-K (copy 2) has vol. 1 only; bookseller's advertisement (p. [1]-[2]. first count) has been bound between the title page leaf (p. [i]-[ii]) and the dedication leaf (p. [iii]-[iv]). NN
Schomburg Center researchers are restricted to the microform copy in: Sc Micro R-6443.
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Added Author
Medley, Guido, translator.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Present state of the Cape of Good-Hope
Particular account of the several nations of the Hottentots
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 916.87-K (Kolben, P. Present state of the Cape of Good-Hope)
Sc Rare 916.87-K (Kolb, P. Present state of the Cape of Good-Hope) Library has: vol. 1 only
*KC 1731 (Kolb, P. Present state of the Cape of Good-Hope)
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