Anecdotes in Travels, from the Cape of Good Hope into the interior parts of Africa.From the French of M. Vaillant.
Engraving, 125 x 160mm. 5 x 6¼".
Frontispiece for an English translation of 'Voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique' by François le Vaillant (1753-1824), French explorer. On the right is an illustration of 'the author attacked by a wounded elephant', with text below: 'at that moment I was not more than twenty yards from the enraged anumal, with a gun, weighing thirty pounds, I ran but the beast gained ground upon me.' From the Capper album.
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