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Manual of Gas in Attack and Defense (WWI Poison Gas) Weapons of Mass Destruction

Manual of Gas in Attack and Defense (WWI Poison Gas) Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Manual of Gas in Attack and Defense (WWI Poison Gas) Weapons of Mass Destruction

by Major William Kirby, Inf., R. C

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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Edwin N. Appleton, 1917. Hardcover. Very Good. 0x0x0. Collectible first edition of Major William Kirby's exceptionally detailed WWI-era technical manual on poison gas, attack and defense. Includes numerous photos and drawings, also four fold-out maps and charts. See attached images for table of contents. Signed on front free endpaper by Roscoe L. Elstrot (1895-1987), who enlisted in the Army on June 28, 1918 and served as a private until his release on December 12, 1918. His copy. Includes full index. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to front panel. Scarce. 183 pp. 6 1/4" 4 7/8". Tight, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear and very slight corner bumping. A presentable copy of an important WWI manual. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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Edwin N. Appleton, 1917. Hardcover. Very Good. 0x0x0. Collectible first edition of Major William Kirby's exceptionally detailed WWI-era technical manual on poison gas, attack and defense. Includes numerous photos and drawings, also four fold-out maps and charts. See attached images for table of contents. Signed on front free endpaper by Roscoe L. Elstrot (1895-1987), who enlisted in the Army on June 28, 1918 and served as a private until his release on December 12, 1918. His copy. Includes full index. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to front panel. Scarce. 183 pp. 6 1/4" 4 7/8". Tight, unmarked copy with minimal shelf wear and very slight corner bumping. A presentable copy of an important WWI manual. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly.

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Bookseller
Midnight Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
376978
Title
Manual of Gas in Attack and Defense (WWI Poison Gas) Weapons of Mass Destruction
Author
Major William Kirby, Inf., R. C
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Edwin N. Appleton
Date Published
1917
Size
0x0x0
Weight
0.00 lbs

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