The Road to Isandhlwana. Colonel Anthony Durnford in Natal and Zululand.1873-1879.


Colonel Anthony Durnford has received much of the blame for the disaster at Isandhlwana in the Anglo-zlu War of 1879.Was it justified,or was he a convenient scapegoat for the incompetance of higher officers,since he was no longer alive to defend mimself?Durnford arrived at Isandhlwana camp with his column after Chelmsford had already advanced,and decided to make a sortie in search of what he believed to be a minor Zulu force threatening Chelmsford’s rear,with disasterous results.



H/b in nice clean and sharp a fine illustrated d/w.Size 9×6 pp 272,inc.index,select bibliography,various apendices,page maps,illustrated with some reproduced b/w photographic prints,along with some fine artistic work in the form of portrates.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread).No foxing,staining or browning.Internally and externally clean and bright throughout. This is as an as new copy.


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