Lot #40/10 The story of my mission in south-eastern Africa: comprising some account of the European colonists
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Lot #40/10 The story of my mission in south-eastern Africa: comprising some account of the European colonists; with extended notices of the Kaffir and other native tribes by William Shaw. Although most of the book deals with missionary work in the eastern Cape frontier zone, there is also a fair amount of material on the Xhosa & other tribal people & on the frontier wars. There are 4 engravings, but the map is missing. A good reading copy. London, Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1860. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. ix,(i,i),576,(1), full-page plates, tables. Recased original cloth sides, with a new spine, original title laid down on spine, no end-paper, LACKS THE MAP. Fair+ Reserve price: R450.00 bids welcome

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