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30 May 2019 16:30 GMT

Lagden (Sir Godfrey)

THE BASUTOS

The mountaineers & their country. Being a Narrative of Events relating to the Tribe from its Formation early in the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day.

Published: Hutchinson & Co., London, 1909

Edition: First Edition

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With 70 illustrations and 9 maps in two volumes.

First edition.Two volumes: vol 1 xvi + 337 pages, vol 2 xii + 290 pages, blue cloth with gilt decoration on upper cover, titled gilt on the spines, volume 2 has a small indentation on the spine, a very good set.

Mendelssohn (Sidney) South African Bibliography volume 1 page 861: The most complete popular account of the Basutos and Basutoland published up to date. The volumes record the history of the country and "relate so much of the annals of the Basuto and of the Government to which they have been subjected, as would offer a picture of their past and present conditions of life."

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Set
  • Size: 8 vo (220 x 150 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa & Mastercard and Bank transfers
  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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