Lot #21/13 Rhodesiana .... [Journals] 10 nos. between 19 - 38
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Lot #21/13 Rhodesiana .... [Journals] 10 nos. between 19 - 38 of the Rhodesia Africana Society [later] Rhodesiana Society. An incomplete set of first edition copies of this important Rhodesian historical journal ( the first number was published in London, by Chas. J .Sawyer, the rest in Salisbury). Each issue about 80 - 120 pages, occasionally more. All are well illustrated, with photos, illustrations, portraits, maps. Subjects covered include the early days of European colonisation, military engagements with local tribes, missionaries, farming, development of urban areas, health, communication, industry, etc.. Among the editors were E.E. Burke & W.V. Brelsford. Contributors were among the leading local & occasionally international historians. A selection of articles: “Mazoe and the Mashona Rebellion, 1896-97” by E.E. Burke; “Lost on trek in 1895” by Lilian Emily Stuttaford; ”With Laing in the Matopos: a medical casualty in the Inungu Battle” by Charles Hugh Hallkett. Salisbury, The Society, 1968 - 1978. First editions. 8vo. 10 issues, in original pictorial wrappers, various pagination, photos, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, maps. Some rubbing of covers, a few covers marked. Good+ A small collection of these journals sold as a collection Reserve price: R1900.00 bids welcome

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