WAR OFFICE. Notes on Map Reading 1929 (Reprinted with Amendments (Nos. 1 to 4, 1939). London, His Majesty’s Stationary Office, 1940.
8vo. Publisher’s printed wrappers; pp. 95, with 20 mostly folding plates (several in colour) and maps ), illustrations in the text; wrappers a little foxed; otherwise good; provenance: H.M Stationery Office stamp to front cover and title.
Second edition of a naturally highly illustrated book made necessary by the outbreak of Word War II. It had appeared first eleven years before, under the title Manual of Map Reading, Photo Reading and Field Sketching. The introduction states that 'these notes will be used in connection with examinations for certificates of education' (p. 3).