“These Vessels” The story of Inyati 1859—1959


Inyati is a mission station in Southern Rhodesia,42 miles from Bulawayo in the Bubi district,which it is the headquarters,originally a Matabele kraal,it was opened in 1859 by the Rev.Robert Moffat for the London Missionary Society.The then Matabele King Lobengula said,”these vessels (the Missionaries) must not be broken”.So here we have in 7 chapters the history of Inyati mission from its founding to the present day.



H/b in nice clean boards,in a protected printed d/w,edge-worn and on the grubby side.Size 7×5 pp x1+96,inc,a f/o chart of the Moffat,Thomas,and Sykes family trees,as part of the appendix,index,bibliography,B/w plates,inc page map in prelims and frontispiece.Hinges strong.Binding slack.Quite a lot of celotape staining to both front and back end papers where the protected cover has been stuck down,and left quite a mess.Otherwise internally nice and clean throughout.


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