Lot #15/10 Matabele Thompson: an autobiography edited by his daughter Nancy Rouillard
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Lot #15/10 Matabele Thompson: an autobiography edited by his daughter Nancy Rouillard. The author was closely linked to Cecil Rhodes & was instrumental in negotiations with Lobengula over mineral rights in Matabeleland. There is also quite a bit about his earlier years at the Kimberley diamond fields. A scarce book in the rare dust jacket. London, Faber & Faber Ltd., 1936. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. Pp. (x),293, photo-plates, portraits, facsimiles, folding map. Price-clipped dust jacket stained & edge-worn, slight foxing & some marks on page-edges. Reserve price: R690.00 bids welcome

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