WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Lieutenant John Chard: What's our strength? Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead: Seven officers including surgeon, commissaries and so on; Adendorff now I suppose; wounded and sick 36, fit for duty 97 and about 40 native levies. Not much of an army for you.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  Latest imagesLatest images  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Louis Calvert - British Actor
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 11:39 am by Eddie

» Incongruouse comment in Curling's letter f 7th April
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 10:25 am by Tig Van Milcroft

» Peter Alexander Hayward De Bary
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 8:08 am by rai

» Dr. J. C. Pearson
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 7:09 am by rai

» James Mearney, 17th Lancers
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 6:52 am by rai

» CRIMEAN VETERAN'S DEATH, Bob Lawrence - Rifleman
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 6:32 am by rai

» Zulu War Veteran Dead - George Provost
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 6:04 am by rai

» Suicide Attempt - James Hopkins
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 5:29 am by rai

» Private Rashdall Holderness, 91st Regiment of Foot.
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 5:09 am by rai

» John Thomas Beresford, 6th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyToday at 4:36 am by rai

» Samuel Renton Gardner, 17th Lancers
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyYesterday at 6:05 am by rai

» Robert Chaloner Critchley Long
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyYesterday at 4:40 am by rai

» John Cannell
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyYesterday at 3:57 am by rai

» Captain Watson served with the King's Dragoon Guards
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyYesterday at 3:16 am by rai

» L Company 24th
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 7:45 pm by Eddie

» Captain of Hussars
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 2:37 pm by Eddie

» David Souter Robertson attached 2/21st
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 2:06 pm by Eddie

» Private McNally's Letter
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 10:35 am by rai

» Ferreira's Horse
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 9:38 am by Eddie

» W J Bourne
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 9:29 am by Eddie

» George Middleton
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 8:46 am by rai

» A Jungle Expedition in Prayagraj, India
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 6:06 am by rai

» Old Historian2
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 2:30 am by Eddie

» RORKE'S DRIFT HERO
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyThu Dec 01, 2022 11:58 pm by Eddie

»  Corporal E. THOMAS 793 2-24th Foot
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyThu Dec 01, 2022 6:53 pm by harry67

» Forces War Records
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyThu Dec 01, 2022 11:19 am by harry67

» Private 1698 James Bain 91st Regiment
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyThu Dec 01, 2022 9:08 am by gardner1879

» James Hudson.
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyThu Dec 01, 2022 6:27 am by rai

» Mr. John Hinshaw
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Nov 30, 2022 5:18 pm by Kenny

» Charles Frederick Murray MacGregor
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Nov 30, 2022 4:09 pm by Eddie

» Symonds Jermyn d'Arcy Travers
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Nov 30, 2022 11:28 am by rai

» Francis S Alcock
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Nov 30, 2022 10:48 am by rai

» Captain Carlos A. Rivers - HMS Shah?
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Nov 30, 2022 8:59 am by rai

» Lieutenant-Colonel McWatters
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Nov 30, 2022 3:10 am by Eddie

» Colonel J. F. Caldwell
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyTue Nov 29, 2022 11:28 am by rai

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Zulu War Chants (Film Zulu)
Top posters
90th
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
littlehand
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
ADMIN
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
1879graves
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
rusteze
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
John Young
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
gardner1879
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
rai
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Eddie
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
harry67
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Kenny
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
John Young
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Bill8183
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Tig Van Milcroft
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
gardner1879
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_leftDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings BarDiscovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Bar_right 
Most active topics
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable. 4
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Isandlwana, Last Stands
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable. 3
Durnford was he capable.2
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Most Viewed Topics
Please Do Not Post Ads on Our Forum
Google Chrome new standards imposed
Recent Members To The ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879)
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Isandlwana, Last Stands
The missing five hours.
ISANDLWANA SURVIVIORS
The ammunition question
Adding to the Library
Durnford was he capable.5
Fair Use Notice
Fair use notice. This website may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorised by the copyright owner. We are making such material and images are available in our efforts to advance the understanding of the “Anglo Zulu War of 1879. For educational & recreational purposes. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in UK copyright law. The information is purely for educational and research purposes only. No profit is made from any part of this website. If you hold the copyright on any material on the site, or material refers to you, and you would like it to be removed, please let us know and we will work with you to reach a resolution.
Keywords
harford spalding Natal Prince horse Franklin drift Police john james 24th Jones Roll Woolfryes 2022 anstey George henry martini Russell Isandlwana Mounted brown smith payne Durnford
 

 Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings

Go down 
+7
barry
90th
John Young
SergioD
Ken Gillings
impi
Frank Allewell
11 posters
AuthorMessage
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8376
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Jan 13, 2014 11:46 am

This new work from Ken is a must have addition to the library.It is in essence a tourist guide to the battlefields plus a lot more. Maps, Photos, where they are, what happened, how they look now: superbly presented and not just confined to the major areas. The smaller incidents are equally well covered with GPS references to aid in their location. Having spent a hell of a lot of time cruising around trying to find some of these sites my only criticism of Ken is why the hell didn't you do this earlier.
Having just bought a similar publication from Nicki Von Der Heyde I can bit compare. Nicki's book is broader in its scope taking in the Anglo Boer war and a bigger Geographical area but lacks the coverage of the AZ as a result. Ive bought both but the first one I will reach for will be Ken Gillings.

Nice one Ken

Price R295.00 From Fogarty's Bookshop: e mail fogartys@global.co.za
ISBN 978-1-920143-90-9
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Jan 13, 2014 4:53 pm

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Discovering-Battlefields-Anglo-Zulu-War-Gillings/dp/1920143904
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 8:10 am

Phew - that's a relief, thanks Springbok9...!
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8376
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 8:53 am

Ken
Is my cheque in the post?
Well done mate, your book is a definite go to on the shelves. Nicki is better looking though

 agree 
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 9:37 am

Wait until I put my make-up on...
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8376
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 9:56 am

Ken
I have friend going up to Isandlwana, is your book in the lodge shop? Or has Rob flooded it with his stuff?

Cheers
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 10:06 am

It is slowly going through the sales sausage machine. I asked 30 Degrees South's I-Go distributors to call on them. Talana Museum have ordered.
Back to top Go down
SergioD

SergioD


Posts : 401
Join date : 2012-03-27
Age : 60
Location : London/Herts

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 12:55 pm

i ordered through Amazon in October . Am still waiting - hopefully they can sort their supply issues out.

S
Back to top Go down
SergioD

SergioD


Posts : 401
Join date : 2012-03-27
Age : 60
Location : London/Herts

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 3:18 pm

oh dear doesnt look too hopeful!! Message received today from Amazon..

Unfortunately, the release date for the item(s) listed below was changed by the supplier, and we need to provide you with a new estimated delivery date based on the new release date:

Gillings, Ken "Discovering the Battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War"
Estimated arrival date: March 25 2014 - March 27 2014

One of our aims is to provide a convenient and efficient service but in this case, we've fallen short. Please accept our sincere apologies.

 scratch 
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young


Posts : 2732
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 66
Location : Слава Україні! Героям слава!

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 8:45 pm

I got the same message having previously had one for the first week of February!

John Y.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8376
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 9:13 pm

I ordered through Fogerty. delivery 10 days
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 9:28 pm

Please keep me informed. If there is a further delay I'll contact the publisher and try to have it resolved.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8376
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 4:13 am

Ken
Get your sales people to contact Charles Aikenhead at Rorkes Drift Hotel, he would love to stock your book.

Cheers
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 5:33 am

Thank you for your interest, everyone. I have asked 30 Degrees South to call on Charles Aikenhead at Rorke's Drift Hotel (he in fact spoke to me about it when I stayed at the hotel in December), and will follow up. I sincerely appreciate your suggestions and comments and have forwarded them to the Publisher. Regards, Ken
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10621
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Dicovering the battlefields of the AZW by Ken Gillings    Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 11:45 am

Hi Ken
Are you aware if it's actually in any shops in Sth Africa at this moment ? . I'm certain I'll be looking to get it
on Springbok's recommendation .
Cheers 90th .  You need to study mo 
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 12:30 pm

'Afternoon 90th. I have seen it in the CNA and I was told today that it is in Exclusive Books at the Pavilion, so hopefully it has been listed and can be ordered if there is no stock at other branches.
Regards, Ken
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10621
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Discovering the battlefields of the AZW by Ken Gillings    Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Feb 02, 2014 6:23 am

'' Morning Ken '' sent you a pm
Cheers 90th
Back to top Go down
barry

barry


Posts : 947
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Algoa Bay

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Feb 02, 2014 6:43 am

Hi Ken,
Will all the "Exclusive Books" stores in SA carry it in stock too?

regards,

barry
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Feb 02, 2014 7:03 am

I believe so Barry. Once it has been listed, if a particular branch doesn't have stock, it can be ordered for someone at their request.
Back to top Go down
barry

barry


Posts : 947
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Algoa Bay

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Feb 03, 2014 6:19 am

Hi Ken,
Thanks, I have however found it on Kalahari.com too. Getting it from them will save some shoe leather.
Kalahari  promise a 7 working day delivery, but I am not holding my breath.

regards

barry
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Feb 03, 2014 6:39 am

Thanks - please keep me in the loop and above all, tell me what you think of the book!
Back to top Go down
warrior3




Posts : 97
Join date : 2010-06-28
Age : 57
Location : Maidstone, Kent

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyTue Feb 18, 2014 8:55 pm

Hi Ken.
Would love to tell you my thoughts on your book. The problem is that, Amazon keep putting the date back. I put my order in, in December. It's a shame, because I'm sure you must of lost sales because of this. They now tell me that your book will be with me at the end of March. Not so sure about that!

Cheers
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyTue Feb 18, 2014 9:06 pm

I'm terribly sorry you have been inconvenienced in this manner, Warrior. I have a meeting with the Publisher at 08h00 in the morning and will check what is causing the delay. Regards, Ken
Back to top Go down
warrior3




Posts : 97
Join date : 2010-06-28
Age : 57
Location : Maidstone, Kent

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Feb 19, 2014 9:10 pm

Hi, Ken.
Thanks for the reply. Would be nice to know what causes the delays. Really looking forward to the book.
Cheers
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young


Posts : 2732
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 66
Location : Слава Україні! Героям слава!

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Mar 03, 2014 7:29 pm

Ken,

For your information Amazon.co.uk still cannot give a delivery date and are offering an opt-out option to those who have expressed an interest.

You might want to wake your publishers up to this fact.

I take a review copy if they want?

John Y.
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 54
Location : Down South.

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Mar 03, 2014 9:48 pm

http://witnessnews.mobi/news/read/1510/gillings-new-book-is-helping-south-africans-discover-their-own-history
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10621
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Discovering the battlefields of the AZW by Ken Gillings    Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyTue Mar 04, 2014 4:33 am

Thanks littlehand for sharing that article much appreciated .
90th
Back to top Go down
barry

barry


Posts : 947
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Algoa Bay

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Descoverig the battlefields    Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyTue Mar 04, 2014 4:38 am

Hi All,
For all of you battling with Amazon's shoddy service, try Kalahari.com.
I had a good experience with Kalahari, ordering on 03/2, courier delivery to my door, was on 14/02.

regards

barry
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young


Posts : 2732
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 66
Location : Слава Україні! Героям слава!

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyTue Mar 04, 2014 7:21 am

Barry,

Looking at their home page it looks just like Amazon by another name.

The problem is as it is South African based there are bound to additional costs involved.

John Y.
Back to top Go down
barry

barry


Posts : 947
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Algoa Bay

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyWed Mar 05, 2014 4:44 am

Hi JY.
Delivery charges were R35 which incurred a total charge of R260. Charges for delivery to the UK would at least double, so if there is no urgency, one must just wait out this supply glitch.
I am sure that Ken will have taken up the issues with the parties concerned.

regards

barry
Back to top Go down
warrior3




Posts : 97
Join date : 2010-06-28
Age : 57
Location : Maidstone, Kent

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 10:20 am

Hi Ken

Amazon are saying that your book is now unavailable! Can you tell me what's going on?

Thanks
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8376
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 11:30 am

Try Kalahari. Tad more expensive but great service. Currently R225.

Cheers
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 1:18 pm

Warrion2, according to Chris Cocks of 30 Degrees South Publishers, the book is unlikely to reach the UK for another 3 months of so. From what Springbok has indicated, Kalahari's price is extremely fair by all appearances.
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young


Posts : 2732
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 66
Location : Слава Україні! Героям слава!

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 1:46 pm

Ken,

The publishers appear to have let you down, what is the cause of a three month delay of orders reaching the U.K.? I ordered your book in December 2013 from Amazon.co.uk at the cost of £14.95.

If I were to order it through Kalahari it would cost R.225, plus the price of postage from S.A. as Barry indicates above R.70, plus the chance of being hit with import duties by the Customs, which would put it over and above the U.K. price.

I note that you politely ducked the review copy question I posed above.

Regards,

John Y.
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 3:43 pm

Good afternoon John.
According to the Publisher, their overseas agent is collating orders and to save costs, a bulk shipment will be despatched in due course.
I'm afraid I overlooked your offer to review; I'll raise it with 30 Degrees South
Back to top Go down
warrior3




Posts : 97
Join date : 2010-06-28
Age : 57
Location : Maidstone, Kent

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 6:39 pm

Ken
Thanks for the reply. I would seriously consider changing publishers, if that's the case. Your sales would've suffered considerably because of this. But, I'll still wait for your book!
Cheers
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8376
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Mar 10, 2014 1:23 pm

The same situation with Keith Smiths new book, Pen and Sword Books advertised it, I bought, now they can only supply in May/June. Take solace Ken, even the Aussies and English cock up on occasion!

Harrumph
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Mar 10, 2014 8:30 pm

English Not that often though !!!!! Please remember the Aussies originally came from England, albeit with a ball & chain!!! Ironic that we have to pay to go to now!!! Rough justice!!!
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young


Posts : 2732
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 66
Location : Слава Україні! Героям слава!

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Apr 28, 2014 5:43 pm

Ken,

This today from Amazon:

We're still trying to obtain the following item[s] you ordered on December 10 2013.

Gillings, Ken "Discovering the Battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War"

We're awaiting a revised estimate from our supplier, and will email you as soon as we receive this information.

If you'd prefer to cancel the item, please visit Your Account on the link below.


No contact from your publishers either so they obviously don't want a peer review.

John Y.

Back to top Go down
John

John


Posts : 2558
Join date : 2009-04-06
Age : 60
Location : UK

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Apr 28, 2014 7:37 pm

Ken, it would be quicker to post signed copies yourself !  agree 
Back to top Go down
Ken Gillings




Posts : 205
Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 75
Location : Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyMon Apr 28, 2014 9:26 pm

John, this can be arranged, believe it or not. I-GO Books are marketing DTBOTAZW locally and it is still available from 30 Degrees South Publishers via their website. Orders are evidently despatched from Pinetown Printers' warehouse. I signed several copies a few weeks ago, and was told that if such a stipulation was made on the order, their representative in Pinetown ("Michael") would ensure that it happens. Regards, Ken
Back to top Go down
sas1

sas1


Posts : 629
Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 44

Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings Empty
PostSubject: Re: Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings   Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings EmptyTue Apr 29, 2014 12:55 am

It's true it can!

http://www.30degreessouth.co.za/discovering_the_battlefields_of_the_anglo-zulu_war.html

http://www.igobooks.co.za/product/history/discovering-battlefields-anglo-zulu-war
Back to top Go down
 
Discovering the battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War by Ken Gillings
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Discovering the Battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War, by Ken Gillings
» Illustrated Talk "A Tour of the Anglo Zulu War Battlefields"
» Tour of All the Zulu Battlefields
» Zulu Battlefields Visited
» AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLES OF FRERE AND CETSHWAYO IN BRITISH HEGEMONISTIC AMBITIONS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA WHICH LED TO THE DESTRUCTION AND FRAGMENTATION OF THE ZULU STATE BY THE ANGLO- ZULU WAR OF 1879

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: ZULU WAR PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS-
Jump to: