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R. Godlonton

A NARRATIVE OF THE IRRUPTION OF THE KAFFIR HORDES

Published: C. Struik, Cape Town, 1965

Edition: Limited & Numbered

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Into the Eastern Province of the Cape of Good Hope 1834-1835. Including Parts I, II and III of the Introductory Remarks.

Facsimile reprint, Africana Collectanea Series No. XI: 270 + 297 pages (including the new index provided for this edition), frontispiece, maps - 1 folding, black vynide.

'Godlonton's Narrative is described in Mendelssohn's Bibliography as "an account of the Kaffir Wars of 1834-35 compiled from articles…[in] the Graham's Town Journal, official reports and dispatches, the author's personal knowledge of the incidents of the campaign, and from information received by him from Sir Harry Smith and his Officers ." There is a comprehensive account of the settlers' case, and of their difficulties in the frontier districts, as well as an Appendix which records figures of settlers' losses and other contemporary data. This is an essential and invaluable source book of the period.' Editor's note.

Number 254 of an edition limited to 750 copies. The dust jacket has some minimal paper loss at rear side along the spine.

  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo (220 x 150 mm)
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
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