Author:Mathers, Edward Peter

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ZAMBESIA - ENGLAND'S EL DORADO IN AFRICA , being a description of Matabeleland and Mashonaland, and the less known adjacent territories, and an account of the GOLD FIELDS of British South Africa

By: Mathers, Edward Peter

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Cape Town / London, Juta & Co / King, Sail & Railton: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39538

Condition: Very Good-


480 pages; Contents clean and secure in original yellow glazed pictorial boards worn at spine; previous owner's name stamped inside front cover, label at spine. B&W illustrations throughout and both folding colour maps: Zambesia and South Africa; first map (Zambesia) has a closed tear repaired with archival tape on back. OCLC 557409391 Edward Peter Mathers was a correspondent for the Scotsman & Daily News during the Zulu War in 1879. Intrigued by the discovery of gold in South Africa in the 1880s Mathers made several treks through South Africa and Rhodesia, some of which he recounts in th... View more info