THE CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF, INDIA. The Edible Jungle Fruits [cover title]. Bombay, Printed by G. Claridge & Co, fand distributed by the Manager of Publications in Delhi, [c. 1944].
12mo. Original stiff card wrappers, printed in blue; pp. 26, 12 full-page colur illustrations, text printed in blue, wire-stitching a little oxidized, first page and colour illustration with flaw and tear, probably resulting from faulty machine printing or binding; otherwise an attractive survival of an extremeley rare publication.
First edition of this survival guide for British troops trapped or cut off in the jungles of Southeast Asia. 'This booklet is produced with the object of helping you to identify the commonest fruits in the jungle of Burma, Siam, Malay, etc' (p. 10).