Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (22 Volumes)
24cm x 16cm. 22 volumes, black and white illustrations, photographs, maps. Cloth, gilt lettering, lettered jackets.
Complete set with dustjackets of the Australian War Memorial history of Australia in the Second World War. The history is presented in 5 series: Army, Navy, Air, Civil, and Medical. Mix of first and second printings. Full list of titles: 1. To Benghazi by Gavin Long; 2. Greece Crete and Syria by Gavin Long; 3. Tobruk and El Alamein by Barton Maughan; 4. The Japanese Thrust by Lionel Wigmore; 5. South-West Pacific Area First Year: Kokoda to Wau by Dudley McCarthy; 6. The New Guinea Offensives by David Dexter; 7. The Final Campaigns by Gavin Long; 8. Royal Australian Navy, 1939-1942 by G. Hermon Gill; 9. Royal Australian Navy, 1942-1945 by G. Hermon Gill; 10. Royal Australian Air Force, 1939-1942 by Douglas Gillison; 11. Air War Against Japan, 1943-1945 by George Odgers; 12. Air War Against Germany & Italy, 1939-1943 by John Herington; 13. Air Power Over Europe, 1944-1945; 14. The Government and the People, 1939-1941 by Paul Hasluck; 15. The Government and the People, 1942-1945 by Paul Hasluck; 16. War Economy, 1939-1942 by S. J. Butlin; 17. War Economy, 1942-1945 by S. J. Butlin and C. B. Schedvin; 18. The Role of Science and Industry by D. P. Mellor; 19. Medical Services of the R. A. N. and R. A. A. F. by Allan S. Walker; 20. The Island Campaigns by Allan S. Walker; 21. Middle East and Far East by Allan S. Walker; 22. Clinical Problems of War by Allan S. Walker.
Moderate foxing and soiling to edges, and to some of the jackets. Interiors mostly clean, a few with tanning or minor marks to endpapers, previous owner’s name to first volume. Third volume of the medical series with 3 pages undercut with the crown fore-edge corner folded over. A few jackets with chips and tears, now presenting well in protective wraps. Good Condition.