Before the Dawn in Kenya: An Authentic Account of Life in East Africa When It Was Under African Rule - Christopher WilsonThe English Press, 1953, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with nicks at the spine ends and corners. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
4th impression. [First Edition: October 1952]
From the cover: “This is the story of Kenya as it was when it was Black Man’s Country, before the White Man had interfered with African Self-Government.
Compiled from the records of the early pioneers, it is a true tale, frankly told without any inhibitions; it may shock the sentimentalists, but will be read with lively interest by those who like to know the facts.
Dr. Wilson, after forty years of close association with the native people of the country, is well qualified to be the author of this candid history, which appears at the right moment to provide a background of realism for current discussions on Kenya’s future.”