The Sunburnt Queen. A true story


In the late 1730’s a seven-year-old English girl is washed up on the Wild Coast. This is the true account of “The Castaways”—and Bessie,and how she was adopted by her rescuers,the amaMpondo.She grew to be a woman of astounding beauty and wisdom and became the Great Wife of a prince.So started the enduring legacy of a dynasty that extends to many of today’s Xhosa royal families. This is indeed fact.

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Limp pictorial card covers.,in nice clean and sharp condition,Size 9×6 pp 375 inc.index,end notes to chapters,bibliography,timeline,various appendixes,diagrams and illustrations in text,genealogical charts,page maps.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.No foxing,staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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