Elmslie, W. A.

Among the Wild Ngoni

Being Some Chapters in the History of the Livingstonia Mission in British Central Africa

Published: Oliphant & Ferrier, London, 1899

Edition: First Edition

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First edition. 12mo [19.5 x 13.5 cm]; 320 pp, 14 photo plates including frontispiece portrait, folding colour map (with short tear), index. original pictorial cloth, a little rubbed and soiled at edges, very good copy.

The author wrote several works on the language of the Ngoni or Zulu people. The book has good photos of the west side of Lake Nyasa and of the local people.

The author also relates the history of the missions on Lake Nyasa in British Central Africa whichwere founded in 1878 as well as the affairs and wars of the people around the lake.  Pictorial cover depicts a Ngoni with headdress, shield and upraised war club.  

Published by Edinburgh and London, Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier, 1899.

  • Jacket Condition: N/A
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good -
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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  • Trade Associations: PBFA IOBA


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