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