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Cape of Good Hope

Robin Knox-Johnston

Cape of Good Hope

a maritime history

by Robin Knox-Johnston

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa : Cape),
  • South Africa,
  • Cape of Good Hope (Cape)
    • Subjects:
    • Navigation -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope (Cape),
    • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa : Cape) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-229).

      StatementRobin Knox-Johnston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK119.S6 K66 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination246 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1783174M
      ISBN 100340415282
      LC Control Number89176884

      Roses at the Cape of Good Hope This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Stamp: Lot. No. SG Cat. No. Year: Cond. Description: Price: 5a: unused: 1d, rose, 3 good margins: £ 18b: MLH: 1d, deep brown red.

      Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives, H. C. V. Leibbrandt Full view - Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Volumes ; Volumes Filed under: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Juvenile fiction. Rathfelder's Hotel, by Annie E. Bosworth (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Social life and customs. The Present State of the Cape of Good Hope (2 volumes; London: W. Innys, ), by Peter Kolb, trans. by Guido Medley (page images at HathiTrust).

        The Cape of Good Hope is regarded as particularly important by many sailors, as it is used as a reference point when sailing to Australia or East Asia. Bartolomeu Dias, an explorer from Portugal, was the first known person from Europe to discover the Cape of Good Hope, doing so in , and named it ‘Cape of Storms’. Cape of Good Hope. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Vols. published by the South African Library [v. 1] Journal, [v. 2] Letters received, [v. 3] Letters despatched, [v. 4] The defence of Willem Adriaan van der Stel[v. ] Riebeeck's journal, &c., pt. , Dec. May [v. 5/5(2).


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