Narrative Of A Journey To The Zoolu Country, In South Africa. Allen Francis Gardiner.

Narrative Of A Journey To The Zoolu Country, In South Africa

London: William Crofts, 1836. First edition. Hardcover. 412 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Two folding maps with outline coloring, 26 plates, two in color. Gardiner attended the Royal Naval College at Portsmouth, serving at sea from 1810-1826, rising to rank of Commander. He then devoted the remainder of his life to missionary work, founding the first missionary station at Port Natal. From 1834 to 1838 he attempted to establish Christian churches in Zululand without success. Color plates clean, a few black and white engravings toned at margins, some text tong, last thirty leaves one half centimeter stain at lower fore-edge. Modern ruby cloth, black leather spine label printed in gilt. Fine. Item #19178

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