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Eleven Years in Central Souith Africa

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A rarely found study of the short-lived kingdom of Ndebele (now Matabeleland) and an important source of information for pre-conquest Rhodesia. Originally published in 1873, this is a facsimile edition, printed in 1970 by Books of Rhodesia in Bulawayo. Contents are listed as: A Journey into the Interior; Sketch of recently discovered Diamond and Gold Fields; Umzilikazi, his country and people; and A brief history of the Zambesi missions.

Written by Thomas Morgan Thomas who was a member of the missionary party and one of the first permanent settlers in Matabeleland. Contains beautiful black and white line drawings by Thomas himself and a pull out map, as well as a drawing of the author himself. Hardback, with red cloth end boards which are in good condition and the title in gilt on the spine. Illustrated dust jacket, which has slight rubbing to the top and bottom edges and the spine. A few scuff marks on the front and back jacket covers but otherwise in good condition. 418 pages. The pages are tightly bound, faintly discoloured by age at the edges but not foxed. No tears or marks.

Item details

Author(s):
Thomas, Thomas Morgan
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Facsimile of 1873 edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
418
Publisher:
Books of Rhodesia
Title:
Eleven Years in Central South Africa

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A rarely found study of the short-lived kingdom of Ndebele (now Matabeleland) and an important source of information for pre-conquest Rhodesia. Originally published in 1873, this is a facsimile edition, printed in 1970 by Books of Rhodesia in Bulawayo. Contents are listed as: A Journey into the Interior; Sketch of recently discovered Diamond and Gold Fields; Umzilikazi, his country and people; and A brief history of the Zambesi missions.

Written by Thomas Morgan Thomas who was a member of the missionary party and one of the first permanent settlers in Matabeleland. Contains beautiful black and white line drawings by Thomas himself and a pull out map, as well as a drawing of the author himself. Hardback, with red cloth end boards which are in good condition and the title in gilt on the spine. Illustrated dust jacket, which has slight rubbing to the top and bottom edges and the spine. A few scuff marks on the front and back jacket covers but otherwise in good condition. 418 pages. The pages are tightly bound, faintly discoloured by age at the edges but not foxed. No tears or marks.

Author(s):
Thomas, Thomas Morgan
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Facsimile of 1873 edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
418
Publisher:
Books of Rhodesia
Title:
Eleven Years in Central South Africa

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