By Compton Mackenzie
London   Chatto & Windus
8.5" by 5.5" xxiv, 623pp.
An excellent first edition copy of this chronological history of the Army of India during the Second World War, written by Compton Mackenzie.
By Compton Mackenzie

1951 Eastern Epic: Volume I September 1939 - March 1943

London   Chatto & Windus
8.5" by 5.5" xxiv, 623pp.
An excellent first edition copy of this chronological history of the Army of India during the Second World War, written by Compton Mackenzie.
£30.00
: 0.75kgs / : 891Q24

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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon

First edition, in the publisher's original cloth binding.

Volume I. A second volume was planned, although not published.

Written by Scottish author Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie, who was known for his works of fiction, history and biographies.

This interesting military work presents the history of the Indian army between September 1939 and March 1943, as well as a overview of the pre-war conception of India's military role.

Illustrated with ten full-page maps by K. C. Jordan. Collated, complete.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, lovely, with minor shelf wear only. Light offsetting to endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean with light spotting to the fore edge.

Near Fine

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