The Empire of Monomotapa. From the 15th to the 19th century.


Most powerful and so rich in gold that many call him the Emperor of Gold.He has several kings:his tributaries,comprising Lower Ethiopia,whose children are brought up in his palace in order to hold their fatheres in his obedience.This Kingdom is of great expance—having nearly 800 leagues in circumference.He wages great wars against Prester John,Emperer of the Abyssinians.It is believed that he was actualy Emperer Mavura 1629-52.An amazing piece of history.

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Limp card covers,clean but with worn edges.Size 9×6 pp X111+152,inc,index,bibliography,notes to text,abbreviations,page maps,plus 2 large f/o maps in the back.Hinges slack,Binding good to firm,Best wishes,signature and date on the half-title page.No foxing,staining or browning,Internally clean and bright throughout.


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