Travel Journal / Cape to Zululand. Observations by a collector and naturalist …
Travel Journal / Cape to Zululand. Observations by a collector and naturalist …

KRAUSS, Ferdinand. Travel Journal / Cape to Zululand. Observations by a collector and naturalist 1838-40. Edited byt Dr. O.H. Spohr.

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KRAUSS, Ferdinand. Travel Journal / Cape to Zululand. Observations by a collector and naturalist 1838-40. Edited byt Dr. O.H. Spohr. Cape Town, Published for the Friends of the South African Library by A.A. Balkema, 1973.

8vo. Original illustrated boards, pp. [iv], 90, frontispiece and a few illustrations in the text, apart from booksellers annotations in pencil to endpapers, fine.
Uncommon first edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the editor to Quentin Keynes (the economist's son). The German traveller, scientist and collector had been in South Africa and later sold 500 of his plant specimens to the British Museum.
Provenance: Quenting Keynes was an explorer, writer, filmmaker, and and as a bibliophile a collector of books on exploration.

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