The Man and the Donkey: A Narration of the Undaunted Chivalry of John Simpson Kirkpatrick [Murphy] in the Gallipoli Campaign, 1915

Walsh, T[homas]

Published by Walsh Printing Co., Auckland, 1948
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Ex-library (Christchurch Teachers College). Library stamps and markings. Quite heavy rubbing to part of the front wrapper. Bound without the rear wrapper. A 1" chip to the last text leaf with loss of three letters from the heading "Biographical" on that page. Adhesive tape repair over the missing chip. ; Uncommon. 19 pages. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 208 x 132mm. Rebound in library cloth binding, with the original front wrapper bound in, but not the rear wrapper. Cover title from front wrapper: "The Man with the Donkey". "The story of 'Murphy and the Donkey,' one of the hero stories of the ill-starred Gallipoli campaign, is now part of the national historical records, and 'Murphy,' whose real name was John Simpson Kirkpatrick, is grouped with the famous soldiers of his country; indeed it can be said that he is classed with the 'immortals' of the European races. // The record of his exploits, with a unique one-man ambulance service, in the Anzac Divisions' campaign against the Turks, has already become legendary - with that characteristic of legend, several versions." - page 3. [Reference: Bagnall W253]. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 9391

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Title: The Man and the Donkey: A Narration of the ...

Publisher: Walsh Printing Co., Auckland

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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