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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

J. Theodore Bent

The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland.

Being a Record of Excavation and Exploration in 1891. With a chapter on the Orientation and Mensuration of the Temples, by R. M. S. Swan.

Published: Longmans Green, London, 1892

Edition: First edition

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(pp.xi, 376). Octavo (22 cm) in half morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and decoration, marbled edges and endpapers; illustrated with five maps and plates, twelve full-page plates, and over a hundred in-text illustrations.

'The author investigated the habits and industries of the Mashonas, and the work not only deals with Mr Bent's archaeological researches, but serves as a pioneer book on Mashonaland….' (Mendelssohn). A fine, handsome copy. 

  • Sold By: Trillium Antiquarian Books
  • Contact Person: William Van Nest
  • Country: Canada
  • Email: trilliumbooks@sympatico.ca
  • Telephone: 705-749-0461
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  • Trade Associations: IOBA


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