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- Quarto, tan cloth titled in brown with a vignette of an Australian soldier in brown on the front cover. The covers are bumped, soiled & lightly spotted with some staining to the rear cover. Half-title, title, [x], 128 &  pages. 12 color plates, including a frontispiece, from paintings by Ivor Hele & Harold B. Herbert, & black-and-white photographic illustrations, cartoons & drawings. There is a gift inscription on the half-title. There is a paper-clip mark with a tiny piece out, some light staining & a crease to the title page. There is also a paper-clip mark to the dedication page & very light marks to the front endpaper & half-title. The top edges of the color plates are lightly stained & slightly rippled, probably from humidity. Good.
The editors note that almost all the contents of the book are the work of men on active service with the Australian Imperial Force. Authorship is indicated by the writer's army number and initials. First Edition.
Title: ACTIVE SERVICE WITH AUSTRALIA IN THE MIDDLE EAST. Published for The Military History and Information Section, A.I.F. (Middle East).
Publisher: Canberra, Australia: The Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial, 1941.: 1941.
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 35231
Keywords: MILITARY; AUSTRALIAN; AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE; MIDDLE EAST; ACTIVE SERVICE WITH AUSTRALIA IN THE MIDDLE EAST; WORLD WAR II; CIRENAICA; BARDIA; TOBRUK; GIARABUB; SIEGE OF TOBRUK; GREECE; CRETE; SYRIA; DASHER; ILLUSTRATIONS; PHOTOGRAPHS; PAINTINGS; PLATES