The Downfall of Lobengula


The “Downfall of Lobengula” is generally regarded as the Charted Companys Official account of the Matabele war of 1893.Although nominally a history of the cause and effect of this event from the time of the arrival of Mzilikazi in the territory north of the Limpopo River,to the death of his successor Lobengula.It tells of the exploration and settlement of Mashonaland and Matabeleland (now known as Rhodesia) and in the final struggle with Lobengula,last king of the Matabele.



H/b in v/g clean pictorial boards,also in a v/g clean pictorial d/w,with some very small chips.Size 9×6 pp XII + 347,plus adverts of other publications,index,plates as reproduced b/w photographic prints intext mainly as portraites,and artists sketches,in text, 5 f/o sketch plans,various diagrams intext.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread).No foxing,staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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