The Desert Column; Leaves from the diary of an Australian Trooper in Gallipoli, Sinai, and Palestine. Ion L. IDRIESS.

The Desert Column; Leaves from the diary of an Australian Trooper in Gallipoli, Sinai, and Palestine.

Sydney - London: Angus and Robertson, 1951. New edition. Hardcover : pp. [10 blank] [1] 2- 312 : 15 pages of illustrations : Map endpapers : New edition with nominal roll inscribed by author : Booksellers stamp on free endpaper : Orange cloth covered boards : Lettering in brown on spine : Dust jacket has illustration of two men on horses on front and back has publishers advertisement of another of the author's books.

All edges toned : Head and tail of spine a little bumped : Hinge tender with tiny tear : Light foxing on endpapers and occasionally throughout : Dust jacket a little scuffed and worn around edges with some chipping at head of spine.

Inscription reads: "To You, From one of the Boys of the Old Brigades, Ion Idriess" Good / fair. Item #1563

The author's diary of his service with the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment. Forward by General Sir Harry Chauvel, G.C.M.G., K.C.B. Commander, the Desert Mounted Corps.

Price: $250.00

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