Vintage Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) guidebook published by The Government Printer in 1938.
144pp softcover booklet with a fold-out map of the territory at rear. Numerous contemporary advertisements and photos. Contents clean and binding good with light age-associated wear. Former owner's signature neatly written at the end of a few chapters.
From the Foreword:
"This official handbook on Northern Rhodesia is intended to convey a general account of the facilities of the Territory for holidays, tours and hunting or fishing expeditions, the development of industries and natural resources, and conditions generally."
"Northern Rhodesia welcomes visitors and enquirers, and this handbook carries with it its invitation to all to enter and enjoy its scenery and attractions."
Physical Survey of the Territory, The Early History of Northern Rhodesia, Touring in Northern Rhodesia (towns, roads, places of interest), Communications (railways, airways, and road services), Unique River Journeys by Barges or Canoes, Big Game Hunting (licences, costs, kit etc.), Fishing in Northern Rhodesia, Climatic and Health Conditions, Population Statistics, European Education, Agriculture, Stockbreeding, Land Settlement, Mining (The Copperbelt), Books and Publications on Northern Rhodesia, Maps etc., Immigration Laws, Notes for Motorists etc.
- Binding Condition: Good
- Overall Condition: Good
- Size: 8vo.
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