First edition of The Life of a South African Tribe by Henri A. Junod.
Octavo, [two volumes], [iv], 500pp [Vol. I]; [iv], 574pp [Vol. II]. Green cloth, title stamped on spine, title and illustration on both covers. Light rubbing to both volumes, previously read. Lacking the scarce dust jacket. Full page colored map of the “Thonga Tribe,” many photographs and illustrations. (Schapera 683) Includes the original “Notice to Subscribers” announcing the publication of volume II. Also laid-in, a postcard from the author to Miss L.C. Lloyd of Mowbray (Cape Town), South Africa, thanking her for sending the articles from the Cape Times.
Henri-Alexandre Junod was a Swiss Protestant missionary and anthropologist. In this work, Junod undertakes a comprehensive analysis of the Tsonga tribe of South Africa.