Cecil Rhodes.


A hundred years ago,central Africa was a land unexplored,shrouded in mystery,inspiring tales of strange peoples and vast unexploited wealth.This was the world that Cecil Rhodes ,coming from the sheltered background of an English country vicarage,was to enter and make his own.Tempted by tales of great fortunes to be made from the diamomd mines at Kimberly,Cecil Rhodes set off in 1884 on a career that was to put his name,literally,on the world map.This is the story.

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H/b in nice clean boards in a v/g clean ilustrated d/w.size 9×8 pp 96,inc index,Further reading.Table of dates.List of principal characters,artists impressions,plates as reproduced b/w photographic prints.inc frontispiece,page maps.A well illustrated book.Hinges strong.Biding tight (suggest unread) No foxing,staining or browning.Internally and externally clean and bright throughout.


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