History of the Zulu War
Seller ID: 2321S
London: Richardson and Best; Cape of Good Hope: A. White, 1880. First edition (pp. viii, 249). Octavo (20 cm) in fine red morocco, gilt titles and decoration, decoration in blind, a.e.g., bevelled edges; endpapers, front and back, in fine silk with gauffered edges; frontispiece of Louis Napoleon Bonaparte in black mourning frame (The last of the Bonaparte line was killed in a skirmish with Zulu warriors in 1879 in circumstances reminiscent of a Black Adder episode), folding map. This copy, almost a separate edition, produced to a high standard, in near Fine condition with some rubbing to the edges.
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