The Desert Column. Leaves from the Diary of an Australian Trooper in Gallipoli, Sinai, and Palestine. Ion IDRIESS.
The Desert Column. Leaves from the Diary of an Australian Trooper in Gallipoli, Sinai, and Palestine

The Desert Column. Leaves from the Diary of an Australian Trooper in Gallipoli, Sinai, and Palestine

Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 18 April 1932 (second impression)/ 15 April 1932.

Octavo, x (last blank), 379, [3] (publisher's advertisements) pages.

Cloth slightly marked; spine lightly tanned; endpapers offset; trifling signs of handling; contemporary ownership signature on the front flyleaf; an excellent copy.

With a foreword by General Sir Harry Chauvel, 'Late Commanding the Desert Mounted Corps'. Idriess introduces this account of his service with the 5th Light Horse Regiment with these words: it 'is more than my diary. It is myself'. Dornbusch 395; Fielding and O'Neill, page 248; Trigellis-Smith 275.

Item #114941

Price: $650.00

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