Rules of the English Club Zanzibar

ZANZIBAR -. Rules of the English Club Zanzibar.

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ZANZIBAR - Rules of the English Club Zanzibar. Printed by the Samchar, Zanzibar, by order of the Committee, [1950s].

Samll 8vo. Original cloth-backed printed boards; pp. [ii], 26, inerleaved with blanks, two printed leaves of sub-rules loosely inserted, covers a little marked, otherwise very good; provenance: Douglas Carrol, ship-broker in Zanzibar, with his signature on front cover and rubber stamp at head of title.
Unrecorded. Evelyn Waugh had been a rather disgruntled guest there. 'The English Club, Zanzibar, was the oldest expatriate club in East Africa. The Rules and Regulations of 1888 – the year of its foundation – state that 'it is established for the association of an unlimited number of English Residents, together with officers of the Royal Navy stationed in these waters'. At this date the RN officers from no fewer than six warships outnumbered the other members' (