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A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force Under the Command of General Sir Edmund H.H. Allenby, G.C.B., G.C.M.G. July 1917 to October 1918. Compiled from Official Sources and Published by The Palestine News
Produced by the Government Press and Survey of Egypt, Cairo 1919 - First edition. Frontispiece portrait of Allenby. 55 maps, printed in color. 1 vols. 4to. Official history of the British campaign in Palestine and Syria, leading to the capture of Jerusalem and Damascus. T.E. Lawrence's contributions to this volume, reporting on the "Sherifian Co-operation" and the progress of the Arab Revolt, appear at the text accompanying plates 49 to 53 at the back of the volume. They are derived from material printed in the Arab Bulletin.In the uncommon cloth issue, this copy with presentation slip (signed by Palestine News editor P.S. Taylor) to Lieutenant Colonel Angus Cameron (1871-1961), officer and colonial governor, seconded to the Egyptian Army in 1899 and who had served as governor of the Mogalla, Kassala, and Sennar provinces in the Sudan from 1906.During the Great War he served with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the Western Desert, in the campaign against the Senussi Arabs. He was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel in June 1919. After the war he returned as governor of the Sennar province of the Sudan. O'Brien A011 ("a few copies bound in sand coloured cloth") Original sand cloth printed in black. Collaborator's copy with duplicated slip tipped to front flyleaf. Near fine copy Frontispiece portrait of Allenby. 55 maps, printed in color. 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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