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Travels and Adventures in Eastern Africa, descriptive of the Zoolus, their manners, customs, etc. etc. With a sketch of Natal.

By ISAACS, Nathaniel:

London, Edward Churton, 1836, two volumes in one, pp. xxiii, [3], 356, [ii], 402, folding map and four plates, probably lacking the half title to volume 2. Near contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Booards rubbed, but binding firm. Some internal soiling, mainly to the preliminary leaves of each volume, plate margins browned, but generally a sound copy. An important description of the Zulu nation. See Mendelssohn vol. 1, pp 760-761 for a lengthy paragraph on the book and its "valuable notes on the country, its language, population and customs of the natives".


The Social and Sexual Roles of Hima Women. A Study of Nomadic Cattle Breeders in Nyabushozi County,Ankole,Uganda.

By ELAM, Yitzchak:

Manchester University Press,1973, first edition,pp.xv,243,illustrated. Very good in price-clipped d.w.