Lot #7/09 On the threshold of Central Africa: a record of twenty years’ pioneering among the Barotsi of the upper Zambesi by Francois Coillard ….
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Lot #7/09 On the threshold of Central Africa: a record of twenty years’ pioneering among the Barotsi of the upper Zambesi by Francois Coillard …. translated from the French & edited by his niece Catherine Winkworth Mackintosh. First ever publication of this important journal of exploration in the area of the source of the Zambesi. Coillard was a well-known French missionary who worked in Northern Rhodesia & later, Basutoland. The map of Central & Southern Africa, contains an inset map of Coillard's Central African travels. Although written in French, this translation by his niece precedes the French edition. HOSKEN, p. 48. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1897. First edition. 8vo. Decorative buckram. Pp. xxxiv,663,(2, adverts.), photo-plates, portraits, large folding colour map. Covers a bit faded & marked, recased with new end-papers, text browned, small stains in a few bottom corners, map torn along one fold, with tape residue. Good+ Reserve price: R1250.00 bids welcome

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