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UNIFORMS & WEAPONS OF THE ZULU WAR
Written by Christopher Wilkinson-Latham.
Stock no. 1819703
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The introduction covers the events of the war. The book then analyses in great detail the uniforms and weapons of the British Army, the Colonial regiments and details of the Zulu impis. B/w photos and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 071340647X. Minor browning to top & tail of spine.

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DIARY OF AN AFRICAN JOURNEY (1914)
Written by H. Rider Haggard.
Stock no. 1819584
Published by Hurst & Co. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

In 1914, Henry Rider Haggard - adventure novelist, public servant, farmer, lawyer - returned to South Africa, the country that had fired his literary imagination, for the first time in over a quarter century. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Stephen Coan. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 1850654689.

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RIDER HAGGARD: THE GREAT STORYTELLER
Written by D.S. Higgins.
Stock no. 1819583
Published by Cassell. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Exploring the many mysteries of Haggard's life and in doing so, revealing a man more complex than has hitherto been acknowledged. Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0304308277. Light creasing to spine. Text block slightly dusty. Dustwrapper slightly faded to spine.

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H. RIDER HAGGARD: A VOICE FROM THE INFINITE
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis.
Stock no. 1819582
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a literary colossus who, more than any of his contemporaries, bestrode and shaped English popular imagination. Best known as the author of adventure romances among such perennial favourites as King Solomon's Mines and She. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 071000026X. Slight browning to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper has surface paper loss where price-label has been removed from front flap, and is slightly faded to spine.

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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 BOER WAR
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 2133239
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial cloth. B/w photos. 774 pages. Small mark to top of spine, light bump to base. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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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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THE STEAM KYALAMI
Written by Paul Hloben.
Stock no. 1819155
Published by Stenvalls. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition.

The Great Steam Racetrack thru the Great Karoo, South Africa. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9789172661950. Board corners a little bumped, contents fine.

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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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LOOKING FOR MRS LIVINGSTONE
Written by Julie Davidson.
Stock no. 1818662
Published by Saint Andrew Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.

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GOOD MORNING, MR MANDELA
Written by Zelda La Grange.
Stock no. 1818638
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. This book tells her extraordinary story of how, as a young woman, she had her life, beliefs, prejudices and everything she once believed in utterly transformed by the greatest man of her time. The story of how, at the end of apartheid, she would become a trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela, growing to respect and cherish the man she had been taught was the enemy. Grey boards, black title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004012.

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