Occupation of Mashonaland: views by W. Ellerton Fry. Reprint, in smaller format, of the album of photographs taken on the Pioneer Column of 1890, and originally published in October 1891; with the addition of maps; and new text, captions and a Bibliography prepared by Peter McLaughlin.
W. Ellerton Fry: edited by Peter McLaughlin:

Occupation of Mashonaland: views by W. Ellerton Fry.

Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe, 1982. Limited Edition, First thus. xvi, 175pp, of which 159pp are pages of photographs, including photographs of the ruins of Great Zimbabwe. #451 of 1,000 copies. In the 1891 edition there were two photographs per page: here, the format of the book is smaller, but the photographs are printed larger, at only one to a page. There are two maps on p.2, and two large foldout translucent maps mounted at the same opening. Contents clean and unmarked throughout. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. 28.5x38cms, landscape folio, in the original maroon half calf binding with textured boards, illustrated and titled in gilt, very bright and fresh. Lovely copy. Fine.
ISBN: 0869201921 [Item ID: 19828060]


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