Lesotho from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

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(Himeville: the author, 2010) 0620283785. 210 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 224; profusely illustrated in monochrome. Fine condition. Second edition of this history of a hair-raising route into the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. "This book is the result of his personal involvement and abiding interest in the history and the people who have used the Sani Pass for… Read more
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(Morija: Sesuto Book Depot, 1938). Translated from the French by Edmond M. Ellenberger, B.A. Crown 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; pp. 380 + (ii). Spine sunned; trace of foxing to endpapers and edges. Good to very good condition. (Schapera M652 [French edition]) "A history of the Paris Mission Society in… Read more
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([Durban]: the author, 1992). 210 x 140 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. viii + 156; black-and-white photographs, maps. Wrappers lightly rubbed; earlier owner's bookplate inside upper cover; trace of spottng to edges. Very good condition. "David Alexander's story is a story of courage, endurance and fortitude; of incredible hardship and incredible risks; of near disaster, but eventual triumph - the… Read more
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image of Chronicles of Basutoland. A running commentary on the events of the years 1830-1902 by the French protestant missionaries in Southern Africa

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(Morija: Morija Sesuto Book Depot, 1967). An edition limited to 3000 copies. 8vo; original blue rexine, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt device to upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 583, incl. index; photographs; maps, incl. folding. Dustwrapper edgeworn and rippled, with earlier owner's tape repairs to reverse; slightest trace of damp-staining to bottom edge; endpapers and edges… Read more
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image of A Century of Mission Work in Basutoland (1833-1933)

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(Morija: Sesuto Book Depot, 1938). Translated from the French by Edmond M. Ellenberger, B.A. Crown 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; pp. 380 + (ii). Spine tanned; some light wear to extremities of cloth; earlier owner's name signed on title page; edges browned; sporadic foxing. Good to very good condition. … Read more
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(Cape Town: Juta, 1948). 8vo; blue cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 248; black-and-white plates. Dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn; foxing and browning throughout; small handstamp on front free endpaper. Fair condition only. .
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Basutoland; report for the year 1961

by Her Majesty's Stationery Office (publisher)

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(London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963). Original wraps, with a few small library markings, pp. 115, tables, plates, folding map. Cancelled library hand-stamp on the first page. .
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(University of Natal Press, 1996). Edited by K. Limakatso Kendall; with a foreword by Ellen Kuzwayo. Laminated pictorial wraps, pp. 174, plates. Hand-stamp on the half-title-page. Signed by both Mpho Mthunya and Kendall. 'A compelling and unusual book in which Nthunya remembers the many lives she has led: as a township girl in Benoni just before the apartheid government… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Ravan Press, 1981). 8vo (213 x 140 mm); original wraps laid on boards; pp. xvi + 219, incl. index; map, tables and diagrams. Ex-library copy with reinforced wraps, covered with clear adhesive plastic; stamps and label remnants to endpapers and prelims. Good condition. "Lesotho, once 'the granary of the Free State and part of the Cape… Read more
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