THE SECOND FOURTEENTH BATTALION. A. I. F. 02/14th Battalion, W. B. Russell.


A history of an Australian Infantry Battalion in the Second World War. Pp. xx+336, frontispiece portrait plus 49 plates, 3 full page illustrations, 6 full page maps and 1 full page sketch printed in red & black, plus several black & white text maps, large folding coloured map tipped-in at end, decorative endpaper map, printed in blue and brown, appendix, Honours and awards, roll of Honour, index; demy 8vo; blue cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, colour patch to upper board, edges slightly worn; dust wrapper, browned and foxed, with pieces torn from head and tail of backstrip, edges rubbed, split and chipped, with large tear along front backstrip fold and across back flap, paper tape repaired on reverse; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, endpapers browned, margins of leaves and plates lightly browned, a few light spots of foxing; Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1948. First edition. Dornbusch 280; Trigellis-Smith 278. *From the library of Sydney bibliophile David Levine, with his Militaria book label on verso of upper free endpaper. With relevant newscutting (The Australian, Tuesday, September 23, 1952) loosely inserted. Item #151300

Price: $200.00