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THE JOURNAL OF THE ANGLO ZULU WAR HISTORICAL SOCIETY (16 VOLUMES)
Written by Adrian Greaves; et al.
Stock no. 2133297
Published by Anglo Zulu War Historical Society. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Published between 1997 and 2004. Different articles by many different contributors. Some wear along cover edges; creasing to corners. Contents are still very good.

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MYTH OF IRON: SHAKA IN HISTORY
Written by Dan Wylie.
Stock no. 1819581
Published by University Of Kwazulu-Natal Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

A scholarly study of Shaka, the most famous - or infamous - of Zulu leaders. Matt pictorial boards. ISBN: 1869140478.

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THE MUSLIM CONQUEST OF EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA
Written by A.I. Akram.
Stock no. 1819554
Published by Ferozsons Ltd.. Circa 1977. Very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w maps. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to half-title page. Text block browned. A few marks to contents.

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MAFEKING DIARY: A BLACK MAN'S VIEW OF A WHITE MAN'S WAR
Written by Sol T. Plaatje; John L. Comaroff.
Stock no. 1819553
Published by Southern Book Publishers. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A sharp-sighted view of the siege of Mafeking by a budding African intellectual and leader of his people. Orange boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1868122123. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and slightly scuffed.

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REMOTE CORNERS: A SIERRA LEONE MEMOIR
Written by Harry Mitchell.
Stock no. 1819549
Published by The Radcliffe Press. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860648177. Foxing to text block. Slight yellowing to page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A musty odour is present.

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STANLEY: THE IMPOSSIBLE LIFE OF AFRICA'S GREATEST EXPLORER
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819304
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Henry Morton Stanley. A re-examination of post-colonial guilt, new insights into African history, and a fresh understanding of the nature of exploration. Grey paper boards, red title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. xiii and 570 pages. ISBN: 9780571221028. Light bumping to board corners and light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and top of spine.

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EXPLORERS OF THE NILE: THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF A GREAT VICTORIAN ADVENTURE
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819301
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The thrilling story of the contest to uncover the planet's most elusive secret. The story of the epic expeditions to find the source of the White Nile. The tragic consequences the Nile search has had on Uganda and Sudan to this day. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates and b/w illustrations to text. ISBN: 9780571249756. board corners lightly bumped, top & tail of spine lightly worn, a couple of minor white marks to edges. Minor marks to text block.

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RORKE'S DRIFT
Written by Adrian Greaves.
Stock no. 2132530
Published by Cassell. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A masterly account of this heroic battle which won a record of eleven Victoria Crosses and has become a byword for bravery ever since. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and maps. 446 pages includes index. ISBN: 0304359602. SIGNED by author. Wrapper edge very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly bumped.

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BIG BEND
Written by Peter J. Gosnell.
Stock no. 1819082
Published by Peter J. Gosnell. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

A history of the Swaziland Bushveld. Matt green pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0620280085. Corners bumped, boards a little grubby at vertical edges. Minor foxing to text block.

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BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 1819060
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Epic of the Zulu War 1879. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and b/w photographs throughout. ISBN: 0947898956. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to free front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned to rear panel.

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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.

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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.

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