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Book Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket
Ex-library. Library labels and markings. Gutters split at hinges. Adhesive tape stains to boards and dust-jacket. Dampstain to dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; xi, [i], 177,  pages + 1 folding map. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and black panel on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 137mm. "Professor Aitken's account of a year in the life of a New Zealand infantryman, 1915-16, now first published nearly fifty years after the events which it describes, may be hailed with confidence as a classic contribution to the literature of the First World War." - from-jacket blurb. Selected chapters: Egypt to Lemnos; Gallipoli to Lemnos; Ismailia and the Suez Canal; Estaires to Armentieres; Flanders to Picardy; Fricourt to Flers; Delville Wood: Longueval; Goose Alley: 25th September 1916; Epilogue.