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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.
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.
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.
Following the Zulu war's progress through the letters of men writing home. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 288 pages. ISBN: 0340206721. Light browning to text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly edge-rubbed.
HOOK OF RORKE'S DRIFT: THE LIFE OF HENRY HOOK, V.C. 1850-1905
Written by Barry C. Johnson.
Stock no. 1818941
Published by Bartletts Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition.
Henry Hook was a working man, born in rural Gloucestershire without the slightest advantage in life. He became famous after winning the V.C. at Rorke's Drift. Black pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author to half-title page (no dedication).
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.
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.
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.
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 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.