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N. J. van Warmelo

A Preliminary Survey of the Bantu Tribes of South Africa

Published: The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1935

Edition: First Edition

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Union of South Africa, Department of Native Affairs, Ethnological Publications Vol. 5.

123pp + 1p + 23 full page colour charts + ix.

Contents clean except for five circular stamps in text of the old Pretoria City Council Native and Asiatic Administration Department.

Publisher's original dull blue buckram as issued with some markings on the front and rear panels, but binding remains tight and contents in good condition.

A scarce volume in the series as only 800 copies were printed. Written and compiled by the Government Ethnologist N. J. van Warmelo.

Contains detailed charts and statistics on the distribution of the native populations throughout South Africa, including names of tribes and chiefs and taxpayers etc.

Part I. General Remarks.

Part II. Distribution of the Native Population (Provinces and Districts).

Part III. Classification of the Bantu Tribes of South Africa (Nguni Division, Tonga Division, Sotho Division, Venda Division, Lemma and others)

Part IV. Maps. 

Part V. Index.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 35 x 29 cm
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
  • Contact Person: Armandt Marais
  • Country: South Africa
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