The second novel in the Allan Quatermain Zulu Trilogy
McKay, Scott, and Whatmore claim that Cassell and Company published the first edition in London on January 23, 1913. A.C. Michael created 3 illustrations, including the color frontispiece. The are ads at the end of the book date-coded 1.13 (January 1913). McKay and Scott claim that 13,500 copies were printed.
Longmans, Green and Company published the first American edition February 6, 1913. McKay and Scott both agree on the publication date in New York. Longmans claims it published this novel in January 1913 (see below). The American edition used the same illustrations as Cassell did for its edition. There are no ads at the end of the book.
See the VisualHaggard.org page dedicated to the illustrations found in various editions.
A copy of the British first edition with original dust jacket
I do not own an original Cassell DJ
A copy of the British first edition
My copy is in comparable condition
British first edition frontispiece and title-page
The 2 black and white illustrations
Ads at the end of the Cassell first edition date-coded 1.13 (January 1913) listing the HRH books available for sale by Cassell in 1913
Copy of the American first edition with original dust jacket
Not in my collection
My copy of the American first edition (2nd printing, February 1913) original dust jacket. The DJ is likely the 1st printing DJ, only with a new price sticker to the spine
2nd printing (February 1913) book well-protected by its original DJ
I also own a copy of the 1st printing.
The frontispiece and title-page of the first American edition. The printing history from my 2nd printing shows the first printing was in January 1913, not February 1913 as McKay and Scott claim.
My copy of the British 1 shilling reprint published by Cassell
British reprints published by Cassell
Neither are mine