Ludwig Alberti’s Account of the Tribal Life & Customs of the Xhosa in 1807Alberti Xhosa small
Alberti, L; Fehr, Dr. W. (trans.)

A.A. Balkema, Cape Town, 1968
Very Good/Very Good
Hardcover, First Thus
Blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine in a simple dw, 4 large fold-out colour plates, pp xiv & 117, octavo. Subtitled “from the original manuscript in German of The Kaffirs of the South Coast of Africa”, being the First English Ediiton.

Dw shelf worn with two tears in the top edge (15mm and 25mm), previous owner’s signature/date ffep.An early and important account
of Bantu/Xhosa tribal life.

US$ 55


The Musical Instruments of the Native Races of South Africa
Kirby, Percival R.

Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg, 1968
Very Good/Very Good
Hardcover 2nd Edition
Large octavo, black/white plates including frontispiece, dw price clipped. Definitve musical and anthropological study.


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