Adulphe Delegorgue's Travels in Southern Africa: v. 1

Adulphe Delegorgue's Travels in Southern Africa: v. 1

Paperback Killie Campbell Africana Library Publications

By (author) Adulphe Delegorgue, Edited by Stephanie J. Alexander, Edited by Colin De B. Webb, Translated by Fleur Webb

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  • Publisher: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 228mm x 28mm | 599g
  • Publication date: 1 December 1990
  • Publication City/Country: Scottsville, Kwazulu-Natal
  • ISBN 10: 0869807277
  • ISBN 13: 9780869807279
  • Illustrations note: map, b and w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,724,316

Product description

To South Africa, in 1838, came Delegorgue, a young French naturalist with a passion for information, a keen eye and a ready wit...and a mighty elephant gun. This first volume describes his brief journeying in the Cape Colony, and the early part of his several years of hunting and specimen-collecting in Natal and Zululand. No other tale of hunting and adventure, of Boers and Zulus, of travels in nineteenth century southern Africa, offers the reader such a rich blend of history, biology, Gallic charm - and vigorous entertainment.

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