OFFICIAL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND'S EFFORT IN THE GREAT WAR. Major Fred Waite, Col. H. Stewart, Lieut.-Col. C. Guy Powles, Lieut. H. T. B. Drew.
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND'S EFFORT IN THE GREAT WAR.

OFFICIAL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND'S EFFORT IN THE GREAT WAR.

Complete in four volumes, comprising: Volume I: The New Zealanders at Gallipoli, by Major Fred Waite. With an introduction to the series by Sir James Allen and prefaces by Generals Sir Ian Hamilton and Sir William Birdwood. Pp. xx+332(last blank, colophon), numerous text illustrations and maps, multi-folding coloured map at end, appendices; Volume II: The New Zealand Division 1916-1919. A Popular History Based on Official Records, by Col. H. Stewart. Forewords by Field-Marshal Earl Haig, and Lt.-General Sir G. M. Harper. Pp. xvi+634, 82 plates (including several maps), one full page portrait, 16 folding maps (9 coloured), indices; Volume III: The New Zealanders in Sinai and Palestine, by Lieut.-Colonel C. Guy Powles, from material compiled by Major A. Wilkie. Introductions by Generals Sir John Maxwell, Sir Archibald Murray, Sir Edward Allenby and Lieut.-General Sir Harry Chauvel. Pp. xvi+284, frontispiece portrait, numerous text illustrations, 18 folding coloured maps, appendices; Volume IV: The War Effort of New Zealand. A Popular History of (a) Minor Campaigns in which New Zealanders took part; (b) Services not fully dealt with in the Campaign Volumes; (c) The Work at the Bases, edited by Lt. H. T. B. Drew. Pp. xxiv+276, frontispiece portrait, text illustrations and maps (some full page), appendix; brown cloth (Volume I smoother and lighter coloured cloth), lettered in black and decorated in brown, a trifle soiled, edges lightly rubbed, Volume III slightly flecked, some fore-corners lightly faded and/or bruised; remains (front panels only) of dust wrappers laid on upper free endpapers (first wrapper lacking bottom fore-corner); bookseller's sticker on upper pastedown Volume II, bookseller's stamp on upper pastedown Volume IV, corners of a few leaves slightly creased, a little light foxing and soiling; Whitcombe & Tombs, Auckland, 1919-1923. First editions. Item #149376

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