London: Stanley Paul and Co., 1939. [Military, Medicine and Travel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.256. With four black and white photographic plates, one being a frontispiece, and the others double-sided. Publisher's red cloth with black titles to spine. Light offsetting to endpapers, with some spotting and browning to edges. Spine lightly sunned and toned, with some rubbing to cloth. Uncommon. Very good. The memoirs of a Doctor who joined the army in order to see a bit of the world, and ended up practising his trade in the Second Boer War and the First World War, both on the Western Front and at Salonika. Following the Great War he experienced the fascinating but short-lived Allied occupation of Constantinople, and finished his service at the Tower of London. Item #56509
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