The Old Sixteenth. Being a Record of the 16th Battalion AIF, during the Great War, 1914-1918.. With Foreword by Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash. 16th Battalion, Captain Cyril LONGMORE.
The Old Sixteenth. Being a Record of the 16th Battalion AIF, during the Great War, 1914-1918.. With Foreword by Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash .
The Old Sixteenth. Being a Record of the 16th Battalion AIF, during the Great War, 1914-1918.. With Foreword by Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash .

The Old Sixteenth. Being a Record of the 16th Battalion AIF, during the Great War, 1914-1918.. With Foreword by Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash .

Perth, History Committee of the 16th Battalion Association, 1929.

Octavo, x (last blank), 274 pages with 5 maps and 42 illustrations (many from photographs) plus 5 plates (including 3 folding panoramas).

Buckram heavily mottled, lightly marked, and a little rubbed and bumped at the extremities; endpapers foxed and offset (and the rear one is marked); tear to one leaf expertly sealed; minor signs of handling; overall a decent copy.

On the front pastedown is the ballpoint-pen ownership name 'E.C. Longbottom'. This is possibly 5372 Private Edward Charles Longbottom (mentioned in the nominal roll), who received serious injuries to the face and eyes from a shell-blast in France in September 1916. Dornbusch 324; Fielding and O'Neill, page 227; Trigellis-Smith 219.

Item #112795

Price: $550.00