[Item #61410] Government Archives of Southern Rhodesia. Oppenheimer Series [Complete, 9 numbers in 13 vols]. AFRICA - COLONIZATION, J. P. R. WALLIS, ed.

Government Archives of Southern Rhodesia. Oppenheimer Series [Complete, 9 numbers in 13 vols]

London: Chatto and Windus, 1945-1956. First Edition. First printings. Large octavos (26cm). 9 titles in 13 volumes, red cloth stamped in gilt, top edges gilt; plain endpapers. Some volumes partially unopened. Generally sound, upright, and clean; light rubbing, fading to some spines; light dampstaining to lower edges and outer corners of 10 volumes, causing fading to cloth and slight rippling and staining to endleaves but not otherwise affecting text leaves: overall Very Good.

I. The Matabele Journals of Robert Moffat, 1829-1860. 1945. 2 vols. [xvi],382pp; [viii],295,[1]pp; color frontispiece in vol. I, 5 b/w plates, 2 folding maps.

II. The Matabele Mission: A Selection from the Correspondence of John and Emily Moffat, David Livingstone, and Others, 1858-1878. 1945. [xxxiv],268pp; 2 plates, folding map. In cream dust jacket printed in red. Front hinge cracked, but otherwise sound and clean. Jacket with large loss at head of spine and upper front corner, chips at lower corners, a few short marginal tears, mild dustsoil: Good only.

III. The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines: First Journey 1869-1870. First Journey 1870-1871. 1946. 3 vols. I: xxxviii, [278]pp; II: viii, 279-598pp; III: viii,[599]-855,[1]pp; 7 color plates, 25 b/w plates, 5 maps (4 folding).

IV. Constance E. Fripp and V. W. Hiller (eds). Gold and the Gospel in Mashonaland, 1888: Being the Journals of 1. The Mashonaland Mission of Bishop Knight-Bruce; 2. The Concession Journey of Charles Dunell Rudd. 1949. [x],246pp; 3 b/w plates, 1 folding map.

V. I. Schapera (ed.). Apprenticeship at Kuruman: Being the Journals and Letters of Robert and Mary Moffat, 1820-1828. 1951. [xxxii],308pp; frontispiece, folding map.

VI. The Zambesi Journal of James Stewart, 1862-1863. 1952. xxvi,276pp; frontispiece, folding map.

VII. The Barotseland Journal of James Stevenson-Hamilton, 1898-1899. 1953. [xxxvi],246pp; b/w frontispiece, 5 color plates, folding map.

VIII. The Southern African Diaries of Thomas Leask, 1865-1870. 1954. lxvi,253,[1]pp; frontispiece, folding map. Embossed stamp of F. R. Thorold, Bookseller, Johannesburg to f.f.e.p.

IX. The Zambezi Expedition of David Livingstone, 1858-1863. 1956. 2 vols. lvi,211,[1]pp; vi,213-462pp; 9 color plates, folding map. 61410.

Price: $500.00

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