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HENDERSON, Ian (1927-2013), GOODHART, Philip (1925-2015)

The Hunt for Kimathi

Published: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1958

Edition: 1st

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958, 1958. [Mau Mau Uprising] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.267; [5] blank. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt titles to spine, map endpapers, dust-jacket designed by Pamela Drew with printed price of 21s. net. Twenty three black and white photographic reproductions. Light toning/spotting to edges, occasional pencil annotation throughout. Wrapper lightly bruised to edges, a little sunned to spine, a few small closed tears. Very good.

Dedan Kimathi Waciuri (31 October 1920 – 18 February 1957), born Kimathi wa Waciuri, was the senior military and spiritual leader of the Mau Mau Uprising. Widely regarded as a revolutionary leader, he led the armed military struggle against the British colonial regime in Kenya in the 1950s until his execution in 1957.

  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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