[THE COURT OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONERS FOR ZULULAND]. Full Report of the Proceedings. Nov. 15, 1888, to Fifty-seventh Day [April 27th, 1889]. No place, no date . 12° (163 x 103mm). Original tan wrappers, manuscript title on first blank, as issued without title-page or last leaf, tan cloth fold-down box. Provenance: Sir Melmoth Osborn (1834-1899),a Natal official.
AN EXTREMELY RARE SOUTH AFRICAN PRINTING, ONLY ONE COPY RECORDED in the Durban Public Library, reprinted from the 1889 London folio issue of the Proceedings. With a pencilled note signed by Osborn mounted to inside upper cover: "Miss Colenso told me that all these books were bound up short."
Together with 5 other works on the Zulu comprising:
The Zulu Army, and Zulu Headmen. Compiled...and published by direction of the Lieut.-General Commanding for the information of those under his command. Second Edition, Revized. Pietermaritzburg: April, 1879. 8° (234 x 150mm). Photographic map, 1 woodcut. Original printed wrappers, (soiled, chipped at edges).
Confidential Notes regarding Zulu Headmen. Pietermaritzburg: Printed by P. Davis & Sons, . Original printed wrappers, (soiled). On Cetywayo.
[Rd. MARTER]. The Capture of Cetywayo. King of the Zulus. [London: Printed by the Army and Navy Society, 1880]. 12° (180 x 125mm). Printed wrappers.
Report of the Stafford House South African Aid Committee. Zulu War, 1879. London: Spottiswoode, 1880. 4° (250 x 185mm). Original morocco-backed blue cloth gilt, (spine worn).
Capt. J.W. GOLDSWORTHY. Regulations for the instruction and movements of "The Cape Mounted Riflemen." Revised. Cape Town: Saul Solomon & Co., 1878. 8° (184 x 120mm). Original black calf gilt, (worn, endpapers extracted, may lack last leaf music). VERY RARE. Manuscript notes and amendments throughout, with drawings and diagrams on paste-downs. (6)