Anglo-Zulu War from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

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Zulu Battle Piece: Isandhlwana

by Coupland, Reginald

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(London: Collins, 1948). Crown 8vo; original charcoal cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 144, incl. index; plates; battle plans; folding map. Dustwrapper somewhat soiled, edgeworn and torn, with loss to spine panel extremities (an impressive survival, nonetheless); light wear to cloth; occasional fox spot. Good to very good condition. "Sir Reginald Coupland, the… Read more
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King Cetshwayo kaMpande (c. 1832-1884)

by Laband, John, and John Wright

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9780869857267
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(Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter / Ulundi: KwaZulu Monuments Council, 1980) 0869857266. 244 x 180 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. xii + 34; contemporary photographs and artwork; maps; genealogy. Very good condition. A concise biography of the Zulu monarch involved in the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. The booklet has a foreword by Cetshwayo's great grandson, Mangosutho Gatsha Buthelezi. .
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(London: Greenhill Books, 1989) 1853670413. 8vo; original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (ii) + 174; several maps and battle plans, incl large, folding Isandlwana plan. Scaled-down text facsimile of the contemporary Imperial Blue Book. Short closed edge-tear to folding plan. Very good condition. "Narrative of Field Operations Connected with the Zulu War of 1879… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1997) 1868420450. 4to; original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 168, incl index; lavishly illustrated with maps, battle plans, contemporary illustrations and photographs. Trace of silverfish nibble to bottom edges of boards; a little light foxing to endpapers. Very good condition. "This is the graphic account of how British men behaved as… Read more
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(London: Greenhill Books, 1990) 1853672483. 271 x 218 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 199 + (i), incl index; lavishly illustrated with maps, contemporary photographs and artwork. Slightest crease to bottom fore-corner of upper cover. Very good condition. "One of the most comprehensive accounts of the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War ever published, Brave Men's Blood is also the best illustrated. The result… Read more
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(London: Cassell, 2006) 1868422224. 232 x 154 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 383 + (i), incl. index; plates; maps. Spine cocked; earlier owner's hand-stamp inside upper cover; inscription to first page; trace of spotting to edges. Good condition. "The Anglo-Zulu War was one of the most dramatic chapters in British colonial history. In January 1879, after engineering a series… Read more
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The Zulu War 1879

by Lloyd, Alan

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9780246105608
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(London: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1974) 0246105607. 8vo; original purple boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. 173 + (i), incl index; illustrations; battle plans. Dustwrapper sunned on spine panel and somewhat foxed; light bump to bottom fore-corners; trace of silverfish nibble to bottom edges of boards. Good condition. "Alan Lloyd's highly readable, fully illustrated account throws vivid… Read more
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Zulu Victory. The Epic of Isandlwana and the Cover-up

by Lock, Ron, and Peter Quantrill

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9781868422142
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(Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball, 2005) 1868422143. Signed by both authors on the title page. Foreword by Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi. 233 x 154 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. 336, incl. index; full-colour photographic plates; eleven maps and contemporary illustrations. Spine a bit sunned, and slightly cocked; original purchase invoice from Rorke's Drift cultural museum mounted inside… Read more
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(Rorke's Drift: South African Post Office, 1979). Date stamp Rorke's Drift 25-05-1979. 100 x 178 mm; colour-printed envelope with portraits of Cetshwayo and Lord Chelmsford, and stamps depicting the battles of Isandlwana, Ulundi, and Rorke's Drift. The envelope contains a card providing a summary of the Anglo-Zulu War, printed in English on one side, and in Afrikaans on… Read more
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image of The Victoria Cross in Zululand and South Africa. Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift

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(Pietermaritzburg: Africana Book Collectors, 1990) 0620146257. Africana Book Collectors Pamphlet Series, No. 7. Grant Christison's copy, with his pencilled note on the title page: "Wrote the Intro., saw it through the press." Copy number two of an edition limited to 300 copies, signed on the copyright page by the publisher, Dennis Slotow. A facsimile reprint of… Read more
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(London, Osprey Publishing Limited, 1976). Laminated pictorial wraps, pp. 40, illustrations, plans, eight colour plates showing regimental dress of the Zulu and British forces. .
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The Zulu War

by McBride, Angus

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(London, Osprey, 1976). 248 x 184 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. 40; profusely illustrated with full-colour depictions of uniforms, black-and-white photographs, line drawings, map and battle plans. From the collection of historian John Wright, and signed by him on title page. Cover a little tanned. Very good condition. A useful guide to the combatants in the Anglo-Zulu… Read more
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