With the Zionists in Gallipoli.  
   

 
Author Patterson, J. H. [Lt.-Colonel]
Place of Publication London
Publication Name Hutchinson & Co.
Year 1916
Language(s) English
Description
RARE memoir by Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson, DSO (1867-1947), known as J. H. Patterson - an eminent British soldier, hunter, author and Christian Zionist, best known for his book `The Man-Eaters of Tsavo` (1907), which has inspired three Hollywood films, and his two memoirs of the First World War, where was the commander of both the Zion Mule Corps and later the 38th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers (also known as the Jewish Legion). The Zion Mule Corps and Jewish Legion would eventually serve as the foundation of the Israeli Defence Force decades later. Contains a color map of the Gallipoli Peninsula. 195x130mm. VIII+316+32 pages. Dark-blue cloth Hardcover with gilt emblem of Star of David on front cover. Cover and spine faded/age-stained and stained. Cover corners rubbed and slightly peeling. Sticker on spine bottom edge. Spine cloth upper part partly torn. Spine edges peeling. Spine hinges partly cracked and peeling. Previous owner`s details written in pencil on front endpaper. Binding visible sand lightly loose between pre-title and title pages, and on rear inner cover. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare first edition of a WW1 memoir by "the godfather of the modern Israel Defense Forces" is in good reading condition.
Price $110.00
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Catalog Index Number MC 24 01



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