Military Report on Cyprus.
For Official Use Only.
First thus, 625 copies only. Uncommon, Copac listing only BL and IWM, OCLC adds copies in the Cheshire Library System, and at the Australian War Memorial. Issued as a response to the Nicosia Disorders of 1931, this typically thorough War Office geographical over-view superseded the previous report of 1913. This copy with the ownership inscription of writer Alan Sillitoe, a keen student of military cartography.
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Octavo. Original khaki cloth-backed printed boards, title in black to the spine. 2 large folding coloured maps in end-pocket, 2 folding tables. Externally a little rubbed and soiled, front hinge almost imperceptibly repaired, ink stamp of the National Army Museum to the front pastedown, light toning to text, overall very good.