Scarce 1st edition of the Zulu Wars. The author’s account of everyday experiences whilst on a trip through the battlefields of Zululand in 1882. Bookplate of W G Gordon Cumming on front paste-down. 5 photogravure plates. Splitting to end papers. Foxing to prelims. Pieces of clear tape and a tide mark between the half title page and frontispiece. Deckled page edges with some tears between Pg 25-32. Scattered foxing. Tide marks and/or browning to upper edge on the following pages: Pgs 118-120; 130-138; 177-182; 225-228; 260-262; to 228 Two thin pieces of clear tape on rear paste-down. Small nicks and light fraying to spine edges with a 2cm split at the lower spine. Corners bumped. Gilt lettering bright. Device of two palm trees on front cover with a frond on the spine.
Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co.
Date Published: 1883
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes
Condition: Good –
Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with edge-wear.