The Story of the Fifth Australian Division. Being an Authoritative Account of the Division's Doings in Egypt, France and Belgium

London, Hodder and Stoughton, [circa 1920].

Large octavo, xx, 468 pages with 20 maps and diagrams plus 3 folding maps and 16 plates (including 2 tipped-in colour plates).

Gilt-decorated cloth a little marked and slightly unevenly sunned; edges foxed, with occasional scattered foxing elsewhere; flyleaves heavily offset, with minor silverfish damage to the bottom corner of the rear one; a very good copy.

With a foreword by Marshal Foch. The book is not identified as such, but it comes from the personal collection of Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Thomas Paterson (1886-1950), Commanding Officer of the 39th Battalion AIF, and the author of that battalion's history. Dornbusch 311; Fielding and O'Neill, page 225; Trigellis-Smith 188.

Item #117167

Price: $550.00