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DIXIE, LADY FLORENCE CAROLINE: - In the Land of Misfortune. With Illustrations from Sketches by Major Fraser and Capt. C.F.C- Beresford, R.E. Engraved by Whymper and Pearson. London, Richard Bentley and Son, 1882.

 1494626542,
. Pp. xvi, 434. With sixteen full-page illustrations. Original pictorial brown cloth, gilt spine, expertly re-backed retaining the original spine, spine ends lightly chipped. First edition. Lady Florence (1857-1905) was a Scottish writer, feminist and traveller. In 1881 she and her husband travelled to South Africa to cover the First Boer War. She was the first official woman war correspondent to interview the Zulu king Cetshwayo who was being held in detention by the British. Robinson, Wayward women, pp. 65-6.
EUR 400.00 [Appr.: US$ 475.02 | £UK 356.75 | JPą 49305] Book number 120616

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