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Military Handbook on Palestine – Cairo, 1917 – Printed for the Soldiers of the British Army before the Conquest of ...

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Military Handbook on Palestine – Cairo, 1917 – Printed for the Soldiers of the British Army before the Conquest of Palestine – Color Maps
Military Handbook on Palestine. Second provisional edition, March 10, 1917. Cairo: Government Press, 1917. English.
Military handbook (classified as "secret" on the front cover and title page), printed for the soldiers of the British army before the conquest of Palestine. The handbook contains chapters on the climate, the population, a list of water sources, a list of railway routes and stations, buildings suitable for lodging soldiers during battle, common diseases, Turkish money, weights and measures, and more. It is accompanied by thirteen maps of Palestine, some of them in color (two of them large and placed in a pocket on the back cover).
Not in OCLC or NLI.
VIII, 222, [1] pp + [11] maps (some of them folded) and [2] folded maps in a pocket on the back cover, approx. 18 cm. Good condition. Several pages and some of the maps are stained, creased and have minor blemishes. Long tears to one of the large maps, mostly along fold lines. Worn and slightly rubbed cover.

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