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SHOOTER Rev. Joseph
The Kafirs of Natal and the Zulu Country
1857. First edition. Coloured map, frontispiece, 4 plates (3 lithographs) & 11 woodcuts. 8vo. Original illustrated cloth, gilt, spine sunned. x, 403pp. London, E. Stanford, ?One of the best works on the native races of Natal and Zululand published up to the middle of the nineteenth century. The volume contains a history of Chaka and his successors, togther with a complete account of the personal appearance, mode of life, and the political, social, and domestic institutions of the natives, with information respecting their superstitions, laws, warfare, and manufactures? (Mendelssohn). In presenting an accurate ethnography of these tribes, Shooter's work lay the foundation on which Doehne and others built. The appendix includes a grammar of the Kaffir langage. Theal, p271; Mendelssohn, p315. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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