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22 September 2005
[LUMLEY Graham & Hugh ROBINSON]. Scenes in Kafirland, and incidents in the Kafir War of 1851-2-3 from sketches by two officers of the late 43rd Lt.-Infantry. London: Dickinson Bro's, . 2° (437 x 341mm). 21 hand-coloured tinted lithographed plates on 18 sheets with one text leaf (lacking title, a few occasionally severe tears and repairs, marginal spotting and soiling, plates rehinged). Modern half red morocco, preserving original printed front wrapper (repaired). AN UNCOMMON SERIES OF PLATES, giving an equal emphasis to landscape, portraiture and incident in the Kafir war by two Lieutenants in the 43rd, Monmouthshire, Regiment, who served in South Africa December 1851-December 1853. Although this copy lacks the title-page, the title was also reproduced on the front wrapper which is present. Abbey Travel 344; Mendelssohn I, p. 801.
LUCAS, Thomas J. Pen and Pencil Reminiscences of a Campaign in South Africa. London: Day and Son, 1861. Large 8° (293 x 196mm). Tinted lithographed frontispiece, additional title and 19 plates (E3-4 detached, plates and text rehinged). Modern cloth, preserving original cloth gilt covers and spine. A captain in the Cape Mounted Rifles, Lucas was unusual in being a military artist with a humorous touch. Mendelssohn I, p. 932. (2)
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