A Cradle of Rivers. The Natal Drakensberg.


“Cradle of Rivers” takes the reader into some of the most remote regions of the Natal Drakensberg,a part of the great Drakensberg escarpment.The author,having led you there,proceeds to tell you how this mountain paradise became the home of the Bushmen,who hunted and painted their adventure stories on the rock walls of the caves in the valleys.When the black man arrived these valleys became the battleground of the tribes fighting for their survival.Their victories and defeats were followed by periods of pillage,starvation and cannibalism.An interesting history of a amazing country.

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H/b in good clean boards,corners slightly rubbed,in a pictorial d/w,in a rather shabby state,torn and repaired,with much edge-wear and chipping,with some slight loss.Size 12×9 pp 8+128,inc,index,bibliography many plates some in colour,with frontispiece,with full supporting text.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.Internaly clean,bright and sharp throughout.A beautyful book describing a beautyful area of Africa.Pity the d/w is in such a mess. A poor to v/g++ clean copy.


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