Charles Johnson of Zululand.


Archdeacon Charles Johnson,1850-1927,Anglican priest.Born in Barnsley Yorkshire.Came to Natal in 1857,at an early age grew up amongst the farming community,and became an authority on Zulu customs,taking several jobs as a cival servant,bank clerk, and diamond digger,joined the priesthood in 1873,moved from Natal to Zululand,where he spent the rest of his life,50 years.This book tells of his genuine fondness for the Zulu people,and of his tirless and selfless work in the provision of schools,churches and a hospital,and his help in the translation of the Zulu Bible.

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H/b in the original boards,much affected by insect damage and damp,with bumped corners and edge-wear with bruised spine ends.Size 9×6 pp 8+247,inc,index,plates,inc.portraite of the author as a frontispiece,partly detached, with tissue guard,page map.Hinges weak and beginning to crack.Binding very dry but holding.Signature on f/ep.quite heavily stained and foxed in places. A fair copy for its age and treatment through the years.


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