My African Neighbors – Man, Bird, and Beast in Nyasaland.
First Edition. London, Jonathan Cape Ltd., 1925. 15 cm x 22.5 cm. Frontispiece, XIV, 245 pages. With 12 illustrations. Hardcover [publisher’s original dark green cloth] with gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Interior bright and clean. Preowner’s name (R.G.Poole) on front endpaper.
Includes, for example, the following: The Negro Mind / Feminism in Nyasaland / In the Chikala Range / The Bambesi / In the Myombo Forest / Folk and Folk Ways / Warrior Arts and White Ants / In the Myombo Forest / etc.
Narrative account of a settler’s life and times in East Africa.
A Fascinating insight into colonial life and the mindset and attitudes of the colonialist in the early 20th Century.