The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland


Theodore and Mabel Bent were ardent travellers in the best victorian tradition.This book is dedicated to their archaeological studies of the ruined cities of Mashonaland,and is the best known of his books.Set out in 3 parts. Part 1=Their journeys across the Kalahari desert to the various ruins,their first impressions of Mashonaland,camp life and work in Zimbabwe. Part 2= Is devoted to the archaeology of the ruined cities Part 3 = Exploration journeys in Masonaland,and the journey to the coast.A brilliant and important historical work.

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H/b in v/g clean boards,also in a v/g clean pictorial d/w.Size 9×6 pp XXIX + 459,inc Longmans,Green,&co.’s Classified Catalogue,index,various appendixes,illustrations and diagrams in text,plus artistic sketches as plates inc frontispiece,site plans.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.Decorated end papers,slightly stained.No foxing,or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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