The Natives of British Central Africa. Alice WERNER.

The Natives of British Central Africa.

London: Archibald Constable and Company, 1906. [Colonial Ethnography] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.xii; 303 [1]. With 32 black and white photographic plates, including a frontispiece, and a folding map at rear. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper. All edges untrimmed. Index unopened. Bookplate of I. and F.W. Hosken, illustrated by Leo Wyatt, to front pastedown. Offsetting to endpapers, and light spotting throughout. Only light wear to binding. Very good. A title from the 'Native Races of the British Empire' series. Werner would go on to teach at SOAS, and was eventually appointed professor of Swahili and Bantu. Item #56605

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