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THE CAPE PENINSULA
Written by Rene Juta. Illustrated by W. Westhofen.
Stock no. 2137353
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 25 tissue-guarded colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to varying degrees throughout and to outer page edges.

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THE VIEW FROM CHAPULTEPEC
Written by Cecil Robinson.
Stock no. 2136699
Published by University of Arizona Press. 1st USA 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Mexican Writers on the Mexican-American War. Translated and edited by Robinson. ISBN: 0816510830. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit browned with edge-creasing; a few small nicks and chips.

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THE KINGDOM OF KUSH
Written by Derek A. Welsby.
Stock no. 1322538
Published by British Museum. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Napatan and Meroitic empires lying to the south of Eygpt. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 071410986X. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased, faded to spine and rear edges.

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ROCK ART IN AFRICA: MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Jean-Loic Le Quellec; Paul Bahn.
Stock no. 1823440
Published by Flammarion. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the French by Paul Bahn. A panorama of the great parietal assemblages of Africa. The author places the works in the context of their discovery by the great explorers, and then deciphers their hidden meanings. Large format. Black cloth boards, blind titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 2080304445. Board corners bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-faded, scuffed to rear panel.

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DAVID RATTRAY'S GUIDEBOOK TO THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR BATTLEFIELDS
Written by David Rattray; Adrian Greaves.
Stock no. 2136594
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 2003. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. vii and 214 pages plus index. ISBN: 0850529220.

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THE 24TH REGIMENT AT ISANDHLWANA XXIV THE ZULU WAR 1879 XXIV
Written by Frank Emery.
Stock no. 2136593
Circa 1978. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. 19 pages. Some browning to covers. Small stain to top of spine. Some corner creasing.

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A GOOD DUSTING: THE SUDAN CAMPAIGNS 1883 - 1899
Written by Henry Keown-Boyd.
Stock no. 2135530
Published by Guild Publishing. 1986. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Larger format. Dark orange boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-tears and chips; minimal loss.

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THE RORKE'S DRIFT MEN
Written by James W. Bancroft.
Stock no. 2135383
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2010. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Heroes of the Zulu War. Red covers, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752456928. Knocks along cover edges. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks; repaired closed tear to rear panel.

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ZULU ISANDLWANA AND RORKE'S DRIFT 22ND-23RD JANUARY 1879
Written by Ian Knight. Illustrated by Michael Chappell; Angus McBride.
Stock no. 1820860
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive account of how and why, in January 1879 at the remote African crag called Isandlwana, a force of nearly 1,500 British Regular and Colonial troops came to be annihilated by a tribal people armed very largely with spears. Large format. Green boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 136 pages. ISBN: 1872004237. Third impression.

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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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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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