On top of Table Mountain: remarkable vistors over 500 years


Book cover for On top of Table Mountain: remarkable vistors over 500 years by Joan Kruger published by Africana Publishers

R250 | 296p. | ISBN 978-0-620-727

The fascinating story of 27 people who climbed the Table Mountain since 1503, and recorded their experience. These included Wouter Schouten, Anders Sparrman, Carl Peter Thunberg, Francois de Viallant, Willliam Burchell, Lady Anne Barnhard, Magareth Herschell, Jan Smuts and Edwin Cameron. Apart from their stories this well-illustrated book gives a most interesting general overview of amongst others astronomers and matimaticions taking on the mountain, flower hunters and women reaching the top.

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