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The Life and Times of the Right Honourable Cecil John Rhodes 1853-1902. Volumes I & II

MICHELL, The Honourable Sir Lewis

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Topics: family history; birth and early years; emigration to South Africa; on the Diamond Fields; Kimberley reminiscences; Oxford days; entry into public life; Cape Colony; Transvaal; Basutoland; Bechuanaland; Parliamentary life; as Prime Minister; occupation of Mashonaland; Rhodes in Rhodesia; Matabele War; Boer War; illness and death. Appendices contain a copy of Rhodes' will and Charter of Incorporation of the British South Africa Company.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Mitchell Kennerley
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1910
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: xiii, 359; x, 357 p. 22 cm. Frontispiece portrait of Rhodes in vol. I and death mask frontispiece in vol. II. Two other b&w plates in each book and sample of a note in vol. II p. 283. Burgundy cloth hardcovers. Some discolouration to cloth, spine ends softened, light wear. Ink stamps on pastedowns. Foxing to front endpapers and frontispieces in both books. Spot on first page of contents in vol. II and reverse. Dampstain to inner margin vol. I pp. viii-ix.