The Embarrassing Australian: The Story of an Aboriginal Warrior

Gordon, Harry

Published by Lansdowne Press (1965), 1965
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No signatures. Tears and creasing to margins of dust-jacket. Some staining to corners of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 1965 reprint edition. 175 pages. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 212 x 135mm. Military history, a biography of Reg Saunders. Saunders served in World War Two, and was commissioned as an Officer in the Korean War. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Embarrassing Australian: The Story of an...
Publisher: Lansdowne Press (1965)
Publication Date: 1965
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good-

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Gordon, Harry:
Published by lansdowne press 1962 (1962)
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Book Description lansdowne press 1962, 1962. VG/Good+ dj has seen better days. browned and grubby, worn with some splits to edges, rubbed and chipped, with repaired split to bottom edge. price clipped. Boards beneath were well protected by dj, and show as clean and sharp-cornered without blemish. ffeps are clean and bright. reverse of front board has a small sydney bookshop sticker. text and photos are clean and tightly bound in. no inscriptions or marginalia. an uncommon and collectable title. Reg saunders was an aboriginal australian, commissioned as an officer and served in korea with 200 white troops under him. the before and after do not make for comfortable reading - once the fighting stopped. Bookseller Inventory # 40159

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Lansdowne Press, Melbourne (1962)
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Book Description Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1962. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG-. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. Second Impression. VG-/VG. 8vo. original green textured paper boards gilt (top part of FFE clipped, a little rubbed) in dustwrapper (rubbed & a little frayed, tape strengthened); pp. 172, with illustrations. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 015427

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Lansdowne Press, Melbourne (1962)
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Book Description Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1962. Hardback. 1st Edition. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is slightly chipped at spine ends. Book is a little cocked but otherwise excellent. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 172 pages Reginald Walter Saunders MBE was the first Aboriginal Australian to be commissioned as an officer in the Australian Army. He came from a military family, his forebears having served in the Boer War and the First World War. Enlisting as a soldier in 1940, he saw action during the Second World War in North Africa, Greece and Crete before being commissioned as a lieutenant and serving as a platoon commander in New Guinea during 194445. His younger brother Harry also joined the Army, and was killed in 1942. After the war Saunders was demobilised and returned to civilian life. He later served as a company commander with the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) during the Korean War, where he fought at the Battle of Kapyong. Bookseller Inventory # 291509

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Melbourne Lansdowne Press Nov. 2nd. imp (1962)
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Book Description Melbourne Lansdowne Press Nov. 2nd. imp, 1962. VG hardcover in Good protected d/j. Scarce in any form. Dedication to author on ffep. Slight discolouration of pages and edges of textblock. D/j has some chipping at cnrs. and head/tail of spine. D/j edges rubbed and there are a number of small nicks along top and bottom edges of d/j. 172pp. Bookseller Inventory # 6678

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