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With Shield and Assegai: A Tale of the Zulu War by  F.S Brereton - First Edition - from Chapter 1 Books and Biblio.co.uk

With Shield and Assegai: A Tale of the Zulu War

by Brereton, F.S

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Blackie and Son. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Undated, c1920 or earlier. The red cloth boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain whole and square with gold gilt to the front and spine. Internally, the frontispiece is missing, but all other illustrations are present and accounted for. The hinges are cracked at the front but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is secure. JK
  • Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: osxw
  • Title: With Shield and Assegai: A Tale of the Zulu War
  • Author: Brereton, F.S
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Blackie and Son


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