The worlds of the Huguenot diaspora,the great days of Indian Ocean trading,the Cape’s pivotal position in the struggle for mastery,and the awakening interest of the Dutch in the’Terra de Natal’form a many-layered basis to this first full account of the Xhosa and their way of life since European settlement in South Africa began.
The narrative of his experiences as a Huguenot refugee, as a castaway among the Xhosa, his rescue with the Stavenisse survivors by the Centaurus, his service at the Cape and return to Europe, 1686-9.
Book condition : Mint Hard cover, clean internally pages fresh and crisp. Binding tight.
Dust wrapper MINT. Includes tipped in coloured frontispiece, 14 illustrations and 4 maps. This is volume 22 of the Second Series of the Van Riebeek Society NOTE for interest (full series consists of volumes 1-50) See OUR OWN photograph of our book for quality control, please fee free to zoom in to see condition, like new.