Large format hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket, privately printed, World War II history, includes the 11-page insert titled "A Complete List of the Personnel Engaged on the Middle East War Projects for the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army," 206 pages, illustrated with photos by Alfred Cook and drawings by Louis C. Rosenberg, also includes a map of Africa and the Middle East, book has a couple of corner-bumps and mild rubbing at the spine-tips, it is clean inside and out with a tight, square binding and flawless contents. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Middle East War Projects of Johnson, Drake &...
Publisher: Johnson, Drake & Piper
Publication Date: 1943
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Privately Printed, New York, 1943. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Pamphlet entitled 'Johnson, Drake & Piper, Inc.: A Complete List of the Personnel Engaged on the Middle East War Projects for the Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army' included. VG copy, very slight lean, decorative bookplate in front - UK SHIPPING ONLY (or else extra shipping charges will apply). Bookseller Inventory # 000396
Book Description Privately Printed. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. B00E0SSHR6 Used; Book in good condition. May have markings, inscription and signs of wear. Ships fast with tracking!. Bookseller Inventory # B00E0SSHR6
Book Description Privately printed (William E. Rudge's Sons), New York, 1943. First edition. Small folio. 206 pages. With many black and white illustrations and 43 color plates. Near fine in original rust-colored cloth. Includes a nine-page personnel pamphlet and a menu from a Johnson Drake and Piper dinner dated Feb. 9, 1943 which is signed by several of the personnel. This book is quite heavy; additional shipping charges may apply. Bookseller Inventory # 17865
Book Description New York: Privately Printed., 1943. Book Condition: Good. 4to. 206 pp., black & white illus. A documentary of the engineering and construction projects in the Middle East which the firm of Johnson, Drake & Piper completed in under contract with the Army in the early 1940's. Detailed account of this construction firm's work (in Egypt and Saudi Arabia) during World War II. Red cloth boards without dust jacket, very good. Bookseller Inventory # 12-0374
Book Description New York, privately printed (by William E. Edge's sons), 1943., 1943. Folio (258 x 334 mm). 206 pages including plates and a map. With a printed photo frontispiece. Publisher's original illustrated red cloth. Only edition. - A record of the construction work performed by Johnson, Drake & Pier, Inc., in the Middle East for the U.S. Army's Corps of Engineers as a part of the war effort in the Northern African and Middle Eastern theatre. Projects included work in Massawa, Ghinda and Asmara (Eritrea), in the Nile Delta near Cairo, as well as in the Sudan and Kenya. A general repair depot was built in Palestine, and an "Arabian Project" involved constructing living quarters, water supply, and fuel storage facilities along the South Arabian air route from Aden to the easternmost point of the Arabian Peninsula (the Sultan of Muscat and Oman, who supplied water, boats, camels, food, and labour, insisted on payment in Maria Theresia thalers, and the heavy silver coins were flown in from Ethopia in great quantities). Illustrated throughout with drawings by Louis Conrad Rosenberg (1890-1983), and photographs by Alfred Cook, while the text was contributed by Robert P. Bayard (1894-1971). - Slight buckling at top edge to some pages, but a well-preserved copy. OCLC 3271540. NUC 282, 562. Bookseller Inventory # 45755