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MABILLES OF BASUTOLAND (THE) : FACSIMILE REPRINT OF THE 1939 EDITION by EDWIN W SMITH ISBN 13: 9789991179391

ISBN 10: 9991179399

Hardcover; Morija-lesotho: Morija Museum & Archives, 1996; ISBN-13: 978-9991179391


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The Mabilles of Basutoland

Smith, Edwin W.

(Morija: Morija Museum & Archives, 1996) 9991179399. Text facsimile of the Hodder and Stoughton edition of 1939. 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in silver gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. (viii) + 382, incl. index. Dustwrapper ever so slightly rubbed. Near-fine condition. "The turbulent and heroic years of nation-building in Lesotho during the 19th century provide the backdrop for Edwin Smith's classic biography, The Mabilles of Basutoland, which was first published in 1939. This well written study offers an intimate portrayal of Adolphe and Adèle Mabille, two very noteworthy figures in the development of the rugged mountain kingdom and of her people, the Basotho. Adolphe and Adèle Mabille spent their entire missionary careers at Morija and helped to make it one of the most important centres of national life. Mabille consolidated previous endeavours and extended the work of the mission in many new and fruitful directions. Most importantly, it was at ... Read more

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MORIJA MUSEUM & ARCHIVES, 1996. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. boards are shelf rubbed. light marks. sound binding. fairly good copy.[SK]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.

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MORIJA MUSEUM & ARCHIVES, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Jacket is rubbed and marked.Internally clean.Tightly bound.Facsimile reprint of the 1939 edition.[R.K]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.

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THE MABILLES OF BASUTOLAND.

Smith, Edwin W.

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Morija 1996. Facsimile Reprint Of The 1939 Edition. . A Fine unread copy in dustwrapper (lightly rubbed only).. Blue cloth boards. 382pp. illustrated b/w. 12mo. indexed. The author spent a year as the guest and pupil of the French missionaries, Adolphe & Adele Mabille, in Lesotho in 1898. Deals with the early life of these missionaries and their years in Lesotho spanning the 1865-1868 and Gun Wars. Bibliography.

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