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Codex Witsenii

Codex Witsenii

annotated watercolours of landscapes, flora and fauna observed on the expedition to the Copper Mountains in the country of the Namaqua undertaken in 1685-6 by Simon van der Stel, Commander at the Cape of Good Hope. Copied at the Cape in 1692 for Nicolaas Witsen, Mayor of Amsterdan, Member of the Amsterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company, Ambassador to Great Britain, &c, &c.

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Published by Iziko Museums of Cape Town, Davidii Media in Cape Town, Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namaqualand (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Namaqualand
    • Subjects:
    • Stel, Simon van der, 1639-1712 -- Travel -- South Africa -- Namaqualand.,
    • Zoology -- South Africa -- Namaqualand -- Pictorial works.,
    • Botany -- South Africa -- Namaqualand -- Pictorial works.,
    • Natural history illustration -- South Africa -- Namaqualand -- 17th century.,
    • Namaqualand (South Africa) -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by M. L. Wilson, Th. Toussaint van Hove-Exalto and W. J. J. van Rijssen.
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsWilson, M. L., Van Hove, T. Toussaint, Van Rijssen, W. J. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL337.S65 C64 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3732246M
      ISBN 100620281375
      LC Control Number2003390433

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