MACMUNN, George, and Cyril FALLS. Military Operations Egypt & Palestine. London, HMSO,1928-30.
Three text volumes and two boxes, all 8vo and in the original publisher's red cloth, spines lettered in gilt; maps in boxes (one in rear pocket), plates, panoramas and maps in the text volumes, spines variously faded, boxes with a little surface crinkling, a very good and complete set; provenance: bookplate contemporary ownership inscriptions Manners-Smith to two text volumes.
First edition of the complete official history of the campaigns of the First World War in Egypt and Palestine, including the Arab Campaign. Of course T. E. Lawrence is frequently mentioned, indeed more often than indicated by O'Brien. Good that there is an official version of Lawrence of Arabia's role in during the Great War in the Middle East.
Provenance: General Lionel Charles Manners Smith (1898-1975).