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Alone Among the Zulus. The Narrative of a Journey through the Zulu Country,South Africa.

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Catherine Barter’s lively and entertaining narrative of her journey to the Zulu country holds a two-fold interest.As far as is known,it is the first such account written by a woman and it describes the Zulu kingdom at a time when it was still politically and economically independent.In 1855 Catherine and her brother,Charles,set out from Pietermaritzburg for the Zulu country-he to hunt elephants,she to wait for him at a mission station and to engage in a little cattle trading on his behalf.Her brother and his team were struck down with fever,this is the story of her journey to rescue him

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The 1st ed volume is in decorated h/b in the original boards,in very good clean condition for its age,with guilt decorated spine.Size 7×5.pp.184,plus adverts of further publications of the Society.plates,inc frontispiece.New end papers fitted.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.Some smudge-marks here and there and some light foxing to outer egdes.A v/g-v/g+copy. Also in pictorial limp card covers,in fine as new condition.Size 8×6 pp 112 inc,index,select list of references,plates,one page map.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread) Internaly clean and bright throughout.A fine -fine as new copy.

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