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(x), + 222pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates, facsimiles, and line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Backstrip firm and unmarked. Yellow chartreuse coloured cloth boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket colour-faded on spine (title clearly legible) and less so on front and rear panels. This case-bound copy is numbered '224' of an unstated 'Limited Edition'. Comprising 10 'diaries' written by Private James Maxwell (Max) Laidlaw (born Powlett Plains, Victoria, 26 March, 1887), beginning January 5th, 1916 - the day he embarked on the troopship 'Afric' bound for the Middle East . . . With minor editing (spelling/punctuation) by his granddaughter, J.G. Rogers, contents include: Prelims., Dedication, Acks., Metric Conversions, Foreword, World War One, Introduction, 10 'Diaries'. Code of Names Appearing in Diary. Abbs. Glossary. Appendices. 5th Battalion A.I.F. (Important Battles, Battle Honours, Honours and Awards), Transports, Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 515g.
Title: FOR KING AND COUNTRY: The 1914-1918 War Diaries of J.M. Laidlaw (Limited Edition)
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Janette G. Rogers: 1985
ISBN Number: 0959119108
ISBN Number 13: 9780959119107
Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Good+
Type: Limited (Numbered) Edition
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 013302
Keywords: Military Biography, World War (1914-1918), Australia, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Personal Diaries, Laidlaw, J.M. (James Maxwell), 1887-1968