Vulthari bya vatonga (Matshangana) / The Wisdom of the Tonga-Shangaan People

Junod, Henri Phillippe and Alexandre A. Jaques

Published by (Central Mission Press) [1936], Cleveland, Transvaal (Pretoria?), 1936
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Title: Vulthari bya vatonga (Matshangana) / The ...

Publisher: (Central Mission Press) [1936], Cleveland, Transvaal (Pretoria?)

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.


285, [1] pages. Published with the assistance of a grant made by the Carnegie Corporation through the Research Grant Board, Union of South Africa. A collection of Tonga, Tswa, and Ronga proverbs, riddles, and proverbials names. 892 proverbs, plus names and nicknames and riddles answered with one word. In Tonga (or Tsonga) and English on facing pages. The authors were Swiss missionaries in South Africa. Scarce. First edition (first printing). Early ownership name of the character actor and Hollywood dialect coach Robert Easton, else near fine. Dated on the binding. Bookseller Inventory # 141447

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