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


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



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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