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YEATS-BROWN (Francis) Caught by the Turks. 1st Ed., vii+220pp., 4 plates. Arnold. 1919  #56785
[HLMainPic] Y.-B., a captain in the 17th Cavalry, was observing for Capt. White of the Australian Flying Corps when they were forced down during a recconaissance mission to Bagdhad in Nov. 1915, PoW & eventual escape. Writing of this book in a later work ("Golden Horn," 1932) he stated: "...fewer than a thousand copies were sold. Few people therefore read it, & fewer still wil remember it." Contemp. qtr. crushed morocco, gilt, maroon cloth sides, by Birdsall & Son of Northampton: a pleasing & very good quality Bumpus-style binding. See illustration on our website.   £90

     


 

 



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