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 John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard

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PostSubject: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Thu Jan 02, 2014 4:28 pm

In the past I have received great reviews and advice on the more expensive books. I have had this one on my wish list for a while - but at around £140 it seems dear to me.

Can anyone shine a light on how good it is. I love the way John Dunn is so much a part of the Zulu story - so is this book worth £140

Thanks

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PostSubject: Re: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:14 pm

Hiya Sergio, the short answer! it depend's how much
you want it in your collection.. i have had mine for
many years now. i cant remember how much it cost,
but theres £60.00 wrote in pencil on the inside cover
( a practice i detest )

I see it as a must have! his sources are impeccable,
all things John Dunn are there.. but i must say £ 140
is a bit steep,i dont know what other people think?.
cheers xhosa
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PostSubject: John Dunn The White Chief Of Zululand by Charles Ballard    Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:17 am

Hi Sergio.
Sorry to say I cant help as I dont have it ! .  Suspect . I will no doubt get it at one stage , but I'll be happy to hunt around for a reprint , if they are available .  Salute .
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PostSubject: John Dunn The White Chief Of Zululand by Charles Ballard    Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:14 am

Hi Sergio
Dont know if this is of much help ? .

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PostSubject: Re: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:07 am

Thanks Guys

looks like they are all priced about the same. Will have to wait until after the Wallis and Wallis auction and see if I have any budget left after fighting 90th off the best lots  Very Happy 

I have a few books to keep me going so should be ok.

Have a great year everybody

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PostSubject: John Dunn The White Chief Of Zululand by Charles Ballard    Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:20 am

Hi Sergio  Very Happy . Not to sure how involved I'll get in the Wallis & Wallis , although I'm looking at 3 possibly another
item .  Merry Christmas 
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PostSubject: Re: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:37 am

So £140.00 seems to be the going rate..
i really dont understand book prices at
the moment! there up, there down, i
think Oliver Walker's, Zulu Royal Feather!
( John Dunn ) is a cracking little book,
although a work of fiction..it's packed
with biographical details as Dunn's life
unfold's.
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PostSubject: Re: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:09 pm

Thanks Xhosa - A work of fiction is sometimmes a good break from the non fiction stuff (unless it is Zulu Hart)
I will add it to my wicsh list.

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PostSubject: Re: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:18 pm

sergio  Salute  by the way they are
showing Zulu on uk channel 4 right now!
nice shiny print..
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PostSubject: Re: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:18 pm

Ha ha, well done Les, very subtle, I spotted it right away.

Quote;

Sergio,
"A work of fiction is sometimes a good break from the non fiction stuff".

xhosa2000,
"By the way they are showing Zulu on uk channel 4 right now!".

I could see the reference to the 'work of fiction' mentioned by Sergio, and this film (although a classic), most definitely fits into the 'work of fiction' mold.

Nice one Les, that really made my day.

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PostSubject: Re: John Dunn: The White Chief of Zululand by Charles Ballard   Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:40 pm

Ha! you was all over that Martin!  Very Happy   Salute 
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