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Norris-Newman,Charles L


Published: W H Allen, London, 1880

Edition: 1st edition

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Written by Charles L Norris-Newman,Special Correspondent of the ''Standard'', the Capetown ''Standard & Mail'' and the ''Times of Natal''. A full account of the campaign by a war correspondent who was well acquainted with the country,and had a good knowledge of the natives and their language and customs.The author traverses the statement often made by Sir Bartle Frere ''causes of war'' and maintains that the difficulty which culminated in the hostilities had existed a quarter of a century before the High Commissioner arrived in South Africa,and that later it became abundantly evident that Cetywayo had been actively preparing for war.... The volume contains a large military maop of Zululand,a portrait of Cetywayo,several plans of forts and battlefield.Further frontispieces of Frere-Chelmsford-Wolseley included xv+343 pp. Ex Libris label to front paste down.William Jardine(Cape Town) collection. Binding is shaken,one tissue guard loose,needs tightening.Corners bumped.Small spear vignette to front cover and gilt to spine.Odd light pencil marks to margins. Good working-reading copy.
  • Jacket Condition: No Jacket
  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 150 x 230mm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
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  • Country: United Kingdom
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