Cetshwayo’s Dutchman. Being the Private Journal of a White Trader in Zululand during the British Invasion.

£17.00

Cornelius Vijn’s adventures were remakable.A young Dutch trader,he crossed into Zululand just before the outbreak of war with the British;he was subsequently arrested by the Zulus and taken to the residence of King Cetshwayo,where he was treated kindly.He remained with the king throughout the war,the only white man to observe events from the Zulu viewpoint.Cetshwayo was later to use him as a messenger during the unsuccessful negotiations which preceded the final battle of Ulundi.

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H/b in nice clean and sharp boards,in a fine illustrated d/w.Size 8×5 pp XVII+196,inc,appendix,illustrated with some b/w facsimili reproduced photographic prints.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread) No foxing,staining or brownong.Internally and externally clean and bright throughout. This is as an as new copy.

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