Volume III : HMSO, 1st ed., 1925. Xii + 460 pp., photo-frontis., + 9 other plates + 5 partly-cold., + fldg., maps in the text + 10 maps in rear pocket. Red cloth ; 22 x 14cm. Spine typically faded with a darkened shadow where a stamp has been ; ex-lib - Staff College, Camberley, with smart bookplate to f.e.p., 2 stamps to prelims + also to verso of maps in the pocket ; o/w a smart, internally clean copy, V.G.+. Thrown in with this volume - if desired by the purchaser and at no extra charge except postage - is a FIRST EDITION VOLUME II, reading copy only, lacking 3 maps. Compiled at the request of the Government of India, under the direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence, this is the third volume in the official history of the Campaign in Mesopotamia, 1914 ' 1918. Originally intended as a three-volume work, the study was later extended to a fourth volume due to its extensiveness. This third volume deals with operations between May 1916 and 30th April 1917 and comes complete with a total of ten photograph plates and fifteen partly-coloured and folding maps, ten of which are held in a rear pocket. This copy of Volume III is sold with an accompanying First Edition reading copy of Volume II (see notes in data).