The Frontier War Journal of Major John Crealock 1878.


Major (later Major General) John North Crealock (1837-1895),a controversial figure in the 19th century British military history,fought in the Indian Mutiny,the ninth frontier war, and the Anglo-Zulu war.This volume is devoted to an almost day-by-day account (and sketches) of the two months of intensive bush warfare which Crealock’s superior Lieutenant-General Thesiger (Later Lord Chelmsford) conducted to defeat the resistance of the colonial-based Xhosa in the last phases of the frontier war of 1877-1878.



H/b in v/g clean boards,also in a v/g clean pictorial and printed d/w,there is a small mark in the centre of the verso face of the d/w,but nothing serious.Size 9×6 pp 19+204 inc,index,bibliography,various appendices,various lists,page maps,sketches of native portraites, pencil sketched plates,coloued plate losely mounted,as is portraite of subject.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread) No foxing,staining or browning,Clean and bright throughout.


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