The Matopos


The Matopos are a range of granite hills,near Bulawayo in Southern Rhodesia.Measuring about 50 miles in length and 25 miles in width,from north to south.Sotjia,the hieghest point at 5,100 feet above sea level.To the local Matabele the Matopos were a sacred area,and a 1902 Cecil rhode was laid to rest there,along with other famous Rhodesians.Such as Jameson,Coghlan,also the members of the Shangani patrol lie buried here.It is now recognised to be one of the chief pleasure resorts of Rhodesia.Here is the story,past and present of this lovely place.



H/b in v/g clean boards,in a v/g pictorial d/w in a protected plastic cover,corner,and ends of spine slightly worn.Size 10×8 pp X1+114,inc,large f/o map in the back,index,books of references,f/o landscape photographs of the area,various tables and lists,plates as reproduced photographic prints,and artists impressions,plus some diagrams in text.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm,No foxing,staining or browning.This is a signed volume by the author.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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