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A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force. Under the Command of General Sir Edmund H.H. Allenby.

LAWRENCE T.E. (1919.)

£750.00  [First Edition]

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[Edited by Harry Pirie-Gordon.] Illustrated with many maps. First edition. 4to., original printed wrappers, cloth spine. Cairo, Produced by Government Press and Survey of Egypt and Published by the Palestine News.

Covers slightly worn and soiled, but a decent copy, with the ownership inscription "Vere Fane March 22 1919 from   ". Fane has marked the passages concerning his unit, the 8th (Meerut) division, and has provided a key to these passages describing many of them as based on "letters from" himself. Major-General Sir Vere Bonamy Fane was a career soldier, serving in Bengal, Punjab, China during the Boxer Rebellion, the NW Frontier, with the E.E.F. and later in Burma.

Stock Code: 225540