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SA Auction #83 begins on 18 Jun 2020

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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, London, 1909

Edition: First

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2 volumes (xvi, 337 pages, [36] leaves of plates; xii, p. 338-690, [36] leaves of plates): illustrations, frontispieces, portraits, maps. Cloth with gilding, some scarring. Top edge gilt. Book plates laid down on front endpapers. Accompanied by 1 large folding map

Lagden (1851-1934) arrived in Basutoland in 1884 and became Resident Commissioner in 1893. Topics covered include internal strife and the South African War, which raged around the Basuto from 1899-1902, as well as the Basuto nation's relationship with the other colonies.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 22 x 14,5 cm            
  • Sold By: Select Books
  • Contact Person: David McLennan
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: shop@selectbooks.co.za
  • Telephone: 021-4246955
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit card; EFT
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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