Rev. Lewis GROUT. The Isizulu: A Revised Edition of a Grammar of the Zulu Language;... London: Kegan Paul, for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1893. 8° (240 x 150mm). Original brown cloth gilt (shaken). THE AUTHOR'S COPY, signed on first blank at West Brattleboro, March 28, 1893, with a 2-page A.L.s. from his father, Brattleboro, March 10th 1847, sent via the Missionary Rooms, Boston, and with 20 further A.L.s., acknowledgements, documents and clippings on his missionary work and publications.
Rev. Lewis GROUT. The Isizulu. A Grammar of the Zulu Language; accompanied with A Historical Introduction,.. Natal: Printed by James C. Buchanan, at Umsundusi, 1859. 8° (222 x 150mm). Contemporary maroon half morocco. A FINE PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, one of the best early works on Zulu, inscribed by author on front endpaper. Mendelssohn I, 655.
[Rev. Lewis GROUT]. A Reply to Bishop Colenso's "Remarks on the Proper Treatment of cases of Polygamy, as found already existing in converts from heathenism. By An American Missionary. Pietermaritzburg: Printed by May & Davis, 1855. 8° (220 x 140mm). Original printed green wrappers, (upper cover detached). RARE EARLY PRINTING AND AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed and signed on title-page. The Bishop "did not urge the putting away of wives by natives married previously to the reception of Christianity." Rev. Grout took the opposite stance. Not in Mendelssohn but see Colenso's pamphlet, I, 358.
Rev. J.W. COLENSO. First Steps in Zulu:... Second Edition. Maritzburg and Durban: P. Davis & Sons, 1876. 8° ( 184 x 123mm). Original cloth. [and:] 7 pamphlets on Rev. John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal, published Pietermaritzburg and Durban, 1866-1884. (11)