Mesopotamia 1914-15. Extracts from a Regimental Officer's Diary

REYNARDSON, Henry Birch. Mesopotamia 1914-15. Extracts from a Regimental Officer's Diary.

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REYNARDSON, Henry Birch. Mesopotamia 1914-15. Extracts from a Regimental Officer's Diary. London, Andrew Melrose Ltd., 1919.

8vo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover in black; pp. x, [2], 272, plates after photograph, maps (one folding); very light wear to cloth, a very good copy with the prospectus for the book loosely inserted.
Rare first edition. 'While the book is invaluable as record of a portion of the campaign, it is above all highly distinguished by its vivid pictures of that wonderfully picturesque country. In fact, by these pen pictures alone, the book has a claim to be denominated literature' (prospectus).

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