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THE BOER WAR
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 1818248
Published by Random House. Circa 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine and author's initials to front side. A full-scale documentary history of the war. B/w photos. xxix and 718 pages including index. ISBN: 0394427424. 2nd printing. Light wear to spine vertically (spine slightly cocked). Text block a little grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners.
IN RELIEF OF GORDON: LORD WOLSELEY'S CAMPAIGN JOURNAL OF THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION 1884-1885
Written by Adrian Preston.
Stock no. 1818174
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Lord Wolseley's diary of his abortive expedition to free Gordon in Khartoum. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Name & address in ink to verso of half-title page (neat). A few light foxspots to text block and prelims. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and red title to front is unevenly faded.
GREAT ZULU BATTLES 1838-1906
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2131429
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and plates. ISBN: 1854093908.
THE NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM BOOK OF THE ZULU WAR
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2131428
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A vivid recreation of the extraordinary campaign of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 from the opening stages of the war, the Battle of Isandlwana and the defence of Rorke's Drift, to the defeat of the Zulu nation at Ulundi and the capture of King Cetshwayo. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0283073276.
RORKE'S DRIFT AND ISANDLWANA
Written by Ian F.W. Beckett.
Stock no. 2131427
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2019. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Cream boards with green title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780198794127. 2nd impression. Damp to first few pages of book - some transfer from green endpaper to page edges of a few pages. Marks to a few pages. Wrinkling from damp. Wrapper also has damp mark to front panel; wrinkled.
SHAKA'S CHILDREN A HISTORY OF THE ZULU PEOPLE
Written by Stephen Taylor.
Stock no. 2131031
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Zulu world, its passions, intrigues and ideals, the sly white traders, the squabbling Boers, the thunderous battles and the bright African landscape. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 416 pages including index. ISBN: 0002551446.
THE LAST ZULU KING
Written by C.T. Binns.
Stock no. 2126200
Published by Longmans. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The Life and Death of Cetshwayo. B/w photos. Bumping along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a little loss. Some grubby marks.
THE WEDDING FEAST WAR THE FINAL TRAGEDY OF THE XHOSA PEOPLE
Written by Keith Smith.
Stock no. 2124176
Published by Frontline Books. 2nd 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Second edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848326811.
Written by Adrian Greaves.
Stock no. 1814848
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
The story of one of the biggest disasters for the British in their entire colonial history. The invasion of Zululand. Stiff pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0304357006. Slight fading to spine and rear spine edge.
DINUZULU: THE DEATH OF THE HOUSE OF SHAKA
Written by C.T. Binns.
Stock no. 1814844
Published by Longmans. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The story of the Dinuzulu, son of Cetshwayo king of the Zulu Kingdom 1873-1879. Dinuzulu and the final dissolution of the great military empire which the tyrant Shaka had founded. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Browning to text block and musty odour to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and edge-worn with tape repair.
THE WAR CORRESPONDENTS THE BOER WAR
Written by Raymond Sibbald.
Stock no. 1609607
Published by Bramley Books. 1997. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 185833733X. Top front corner bumped. Contents fine. A couple of small edge marks to wrapper.
THE AMAZON JOURNAL OF ROGER CASEMENT
Written by Roger Casement; Angus Mitchell.
Stock no. 2123256
Published by Anaconda Editions. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Editied by Angus Mitchell. Dark green cloth with gilt titles. ISBN: 190199001X.