THE BROWN AND BLUE DIAMOND. A. I. F. 2/27th Battalian, John Burns.


The Story of the 2/27th Battalion. Pp. xvi+260(last blank), 1 double and 34 single page plates, 1 double and 1 single page coloured maps, plus folding map (Shaggy Ridge area) at end, 1 text illustration and 4 text maps, colour patch on title page, casualty lists, Honours and awards, nominal roll; med 8vo; beige cloth, spine lettered in brown, colour patch on spine and upper board, a couple of small marks on upper board; dust wrapper, edges lightly split, lightly rubbed and browned, light brown stain on inside and lower edge of front wrapper; outer leaves lightly offset and foxed; 2/27th Battalion Ex-Servicemen's Association, Adelaide, 1960. First edition. Dornbusch 429; Trigellis-Smith 403 (noting that a supplementary nominal roll was issued after publication). *From the library of Sydney bibliophile David Levine, with his Militaria book label on upper pastedown. Item #151281

Price: $750.00

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