Au Pays des Ba-Rotsi Haut Zambèze. Voyage d'exploration en Afrique et retour par les chutes Victoria, le Matébéléland, le Transvaal, Natal, Le Cap. Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1898.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. vi, 331 + lvs (2). With engraved front portrait, title printed in red and black, two large folding maps at rear and many textual illustrations. Publisher's green cloth, decorated in gilt, beautiful marbled end papers. First edition. A very good copy. Bertrand was a Swiss geographer and photographer who made many ethnographical trips around the world. This account is about a journey to the Barotseland and the Zambezi basin, today located in western Zambia. Bertand's account based on his diary describes the different places he visited, its people, and hunting experiences of buffalo, wildebeest and lion. Includes also the return journey via Victoria Falls, Matabeleland (Zimbabwe), the Transvaal, Natal and the Cape. Czech p.16. Mendelssohn I, pp. 119-20.
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