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Anzac   23 Books
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Australia's Fighting Sons of the Empire: Portraits & Biographies of Australians in the Great War. Facsimile reprint, 266pp. (+ index &c.), 4to, approx. 1250 portraits. Swanbourne: Burridge. nd (c.1985).  #57783
[HLMainPic] Reprint of scarce roll originally published in Perth c.1920, with biogs. & portraits of some 1250+ ANZACs. VG & rare in any edition. See illustrations on our website.   £145
ADAM-SMITH (Patsy) The ANZACs. 1st Ed., ix+372pp., photos. throughout. VG in dw. Hamish Hamilton. 1978  #44794
[HLMainPic] The ANZAC experience at Gallipoli, Western Front & Palestine based on extensive research in letters, journals &c. See illustration on our website.   £10
ASPINALL-OGLANDER (Brig. C.F., CB, CMG, DSO) Military Operations: Gallipoli. 1st Eds., complete in 2 text Vols. + 2 Vols. of maps/appendices: xvii+380pp., 20 photos., 19 sketch maps; xiv+517pp., 19 photos., 4 sketch maps; viii+77pp., 5 fldg. maps & vii+85pp., 6 fldg. maps. Heinemann. 1929-1932  #58888
[HLMainPic] Excellent & widely acclaimed history of which Falls states "No serious student of the War can avoid reading this book... he will find this no imposition, for the book is easily & attractively written." Orig. cloth, gilt, an exceptional set, all vols. near fine & scarce thus. See illustration on our website.   £325
BEAN (C.E.W.) Gallipoli Correspondent: The Frontline Diary of C.E.W. Bean. Selected & annotated by Kevin Fewster. 1st Ed., 217pp., photos. VG in dw. Allen & Unwin. 1983  #57183
[HLMainPic] Then a war correspondent, later Australian official historian. Valuable record of the campaign from the first landing onwards. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
BEAN (C.E.W.) The Australian Imperial Force in France 1916. Hardback reprint, xvi+1036pp., 475 illus. & maps. VG in dw. Univ. of Queensland Press. 1982  #56269
[HLMainPic] Vol. III of the Australian Official History. Scarce reprint. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
BEAN (C.E.W.) et al. Official History of Australia in the War: Complete Set of 12 Vols., The Story of Anzac, 2 Vols., From the Outbreak of War to the end of the First Phase of the Gallipoli Campaign, May 4, 1915; From 4 May, 1915, to the Evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula; The A.I.F. in France, 4 Vols., 1916; 1917; December 1917-May 1918 & During the Allied Offensive 1918; Sinai & Palestine; The Australian Air Force; The Royal Australian Navy; The Australians at Rabaul; Australia During the War; Photographic Record of the War: Reproductions of Pictures Taken by the Australian Official Photographers. Mixed early Eds., over 7000pp. in all, hundreds of maps, num. photos. in text vols. + 753 photos. in the final volume. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1930  #58857
Complete set of 12 vols. in orig. maroon cloth gilt, exceptionaly nice set throughout. Falls awarded two stars in "War Books," noting: "Criticism is permitted & is often strong, especially, let it be hinted, where 'Imperial' commanders & troops are concerned. This gives a certain pungency to the narratives, which is accentuated by the vivid style of the narrators... a serious & painstaking military record... Mr Bean has the valuable gift of bringing clarity to the most complicated fighting." Fine illustrations & many maps. See illustration on our website.   £650
BENSON (Sir I.) The Man with the Donkey: John Simpson Kilpatrick, the Good Samaritan of Gallipoli. 1st Ed., 96pp., 7 plates, map. VG in dw. H&S. 1965  #38607
Evacuating wounded at Gallipoli.   £10
BIRDWOOD (FM Lord) Khaki & Gown: An Autobiography. 1st Ed., 456pp., portrait frontis., 16 plates, 5 maps. Ward, Lock & Co. 1941  #53128
GOC ANZAC Corps 1915-18, much on Gallipoli & France. Earlier in the XI Bengal Lancers: Black Mountain, Tirah, Mohmand, Boer War, &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, worn ex-circ. lib. but sound reading copy.   £10
CALLWELL (Maj.-Gen. Sir C.E.) The Dardanelles. 2nd Ed., xv+361pp., 8 maps. Constable (Campaigns & Their Lessons series). 1924  #56985
[HLMainPic] Good early account of the expedition in the acclaimed 'Campaigns & Their Lessons' series. Uncommon. Orig. red cloth, gilt, very nice clean copy. See illustration on our website.   £45
CUTLACK (F.M.) The Australians: Their Final Campaign, 1918, An Account of the Concluding Operations of the Australian Divisions in France. 1st Ed., 336pp., 15 maps & plans. Sampson Low. 1919  #55642
[HLMainPic] 1918 ops. inc. Villers Bretonneux, Amiens &c. Includes tables of the infantry bns. of the five Australian divisions. Orig. red cloth, titled in black to sp. & front, little rubbed & worn, about VG & uncommon. See illustration on our website.   £75

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