The Cameliers [WW1]

$295

By Oliver Hogue [Trooper Bluegum]

Rare firsthand Australian account of the Imperial Camel Corps in Egypt, Sinai and Palestine

 

 

1 in stock

Description

  • First Edition [Melrose, London, 1919]; blue boards, some spatter marks to front [as pictured], corners a little bumped, name on ffep, author photograph frontis, pages tanned, 280pp; a very good copy of an uncommon book
  • Military history written in prose style documenting the WW1 activities of an unusual cohort
  • The Imperial Camel Corps was raised for service in the Middle East & grew to consist of four battalions from Great Britain, New Zealand and two from Australia