Ex-library (Imperial War Museum, UK). Library stamps and markings. Small knock to lower corner of front board. Strip of yellowing adhesive tape across front of dustjacket. No tears to dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy with a printed complimentary slip loosely included, "With the Compliments of the Prime Minister of New Zealand". xvi, 506,  pages + frontispiece + 67 illustrations + 7 folding colour maps. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213 x 135mm. New Zealand military history, World War II. Contents: Foreword; Preface; 'What's in a Name? '; Battle of Britain Men; To Greece via Egypt; Campaigning in Greece; Battle of Crete; Libya 1941; Three Interludes: Kabrit, El Adem, Syria; Battle for Egypt; The Battle of El Alamein; On to Tripoli; The Tunisian Campaign; Maadi to Orsogna; Cassino; Terelle, Atina, Rome; On to Florence; Iesi to Gambettola; To the Senio; The Last Campaign; Marching On! ; Roll of Honour; Summary of Casualties; Honours and Awards; Commanding Officers; Index. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall R966]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 23 Battalion [Series Title: Official History...
Publisher: War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs
Publication Date: 1959
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Fine red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering along spine; Binding tight and square. Contents clean and unmarked. VG dust jacket shows moderate rubbing and along edges. 506 pages richly illustrated with vintage b/w photographs, 37 maps seven of which are folding. First Edition. Many other volumes in this series available. Additional photos available upon request. All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Bookseller Inventory # 019390