Island Books: Military: WWI: Middle East
found: 4 books

 
J.B. GLUBB
A Soldier with the Arabs. Soldier with the Arabs.
"Hodder & Stoughton, [1957]" "8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece, 25 plates on 22, 2 full-page facsimiles, a full-page pedigree, 26 maps (2 full-page) and endpaper maps, some faint offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, small neat inscription on front free endpaper verso; original navy blue cloth gilt, gilt back, blue top, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly frayed and browned at extremities. Nice copy of the personal story of Glubb Pasha."
Island BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 17278
GBP 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.5 US$ 49.17 | JP¥ 5449]
Keywords: "military, ww1, great war, arabia, middle east, pasha glubb"

 
H.O. LOCK
With the British Army in the Holy Land.
"Robert Scott, 1919" "8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with 5 double-page maps on japon, free endpapers browned from fold-ins; original maroon cloth, upper board framed in blind, gilt back (lettering faded but entirely legible), a very good, clean copy. Written on active service with the Dorsetshire Regiment, these are the author's personal reminiscences of service in Egypt, Mesopotamia and Palestine. Scarce in this condition. Not recorded by Enser."
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Book number: 16094
GBP 76.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.75 US$ 98.34 | JP¥ 10898]
Keywords: "mstock, military, ww1, great war, british army, egypt, mesopotamia, palestine, dorsetshire regiment"

 
R. MILLAR
Kut. The Death of an Army.
"Secker & Warburg, [1969]" "8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece map, 14 plates on 12 and 4 maps in the text; red cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chipped with minor loss at tail of backstrip and lightly browned at fold-ins. Classic study of the ill-fated Mesopotamian campaign of WWI. Uncommon in the dustwrapper. Enser, p.189."
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Book number: 18782
GBP 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.5 US$ 49.17 | JP¥ 5449]
Keywords: "military, ww1, great war, mesopotamia, kut-el-amara"

 
A.P. WAVELL
Campaigns and their Lessons. The Palestine Campaigns [of WWI].
"Constable, 1928" "8vo., First Edition, with 12 maps in the text and 4 large folding coloured maps at end, title faintly spotted; original red cloth, gilt back, covers mildly dust-soiled, hinges starting (but binding entirely sound) else a very good, firm copy. With small 'Public Service' stamp on title verso. Published in the series 'Campaigns and their Lessons'. The original edition is scarce. Enser, p.250."
Island BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 17503
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47.75 US$ 51.76 | JP¥ 5736]
Keywords: "military, ww1, great war, palestine"

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