London: Hutchinson, . Biography of John Edward Stephenson who arrived in the British Cape Colony in the 1890s, acting as "a buffer between the white man's exploitation and the black man's resistance," apparently having been mistaken for "the blond god Luchere" (front jacket flap). Second (1952) printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; 252pp.; plain photographic portrait frontispiece of Stephenson, 7 leaves of photographic illustrations printed on rectos and versos. Jacket edges rubbed and worn with several shallow chips and minor losses not affecting text; bookseller ticket to front pastedown. About Fine in Good or better dust jacket.