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NORBURY, Henry F[rederick], Fleet-Surgeon.

The Naval Brigade in South Africa during the Years 1877-78-79.

By... Late of H.M. Flag-Ship "Active," and Principal Medical Officer of the Naval Forces landed in South Africa, of Colonel Pearson's Column, of Fort Ekowe, etc.

Published: London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1880

Stock code: 59622

Price: £1,950

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First edition. Uncommon, COPAC has just the BL, NLS and Cambridge copies, OCLC shows twelve copies only. Norbury was Principal Medical Officer of General Sir Charles Pearson’s Column being present at the Battle of Inyezane and during the Defence of Ekowe. He was afterwards Principal Medical Officer of the Naval Brigade with General Crealock’s Column, Mentioned in Despatches several times, received the Medal and three clasps. A very nice copy in the original cloth.

Octavo. Original Navy blue cloth, title gilt to spine, gilt block of a blue-jacket on shore duty to the upper board within panelling in black, blind panels to the lower board, dun surface-paper endpapers. Frontispiece of Fort Ekowe. Corners just a touch rubbed, head and tail of spine very slightly crumpled, but otherwise a very bright copy, the hinges uncracked.

Bibliography: SABIB III, p.555.

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