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A handbook on Mesopotamia / prepared on behalf of the Admiralty and the War Office [by] Admiralty War Staff, Intelligence Division
Bib ID 2645401
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [London] : The Division, 1916-1918 
4 v. in 5 : ill., maps (folded, some col.), plates ; 19 cm. 
Full contents
  • v. 1. General
  • v. 2. Irak, the lower Karun and Luristan (C.B. 294)
  • v. 3. Central Mesopotamia with southern Kurdistan and the Syrian desert (C.B. 295)
  • v. 3. Supplement. Corrections and additions to Volume III (C.B. 295A)
  • v. 4. Northern Mesopotamia and central Kurdistan (C.B. 296).
 
Notes

At head of title: Confidential.

Includes indexes.

"Mesopotamia is treated in four volumes. The first volume contains matter of a general nature. The other volumes are devoted to the detailed description of the river and land routes." -- Note, p. [3], v. 2.

National Library of Australia does not hold v. 1.

National Library of Australia's copies stamped "Copy 412" (v. 2), "Copy 735" (v. 3), "Copy 739" & "Copy 743" (v. 3 supp.), "Copy 677" (v.4).

Includes maps in rear pockets: [v. 1 unknown] ; v. 2: "Mesopotamia, outline map showing routes, volume II", scale 1:2,000,000 ; "City of Baghdad", scale 1:10,560 ; v. 3: "Mesopotamia, outline map showing routes, volume III", scale 1:2,000,000 ; v. 4: "Mesopotamia, outline map showing routes, volume IV", scale 1:2,000,000

Maps from rear pockets also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.map-vn2645401

Subjects World War, 1914-1918 - Iraq.  |  Iraq - Description and travel - Handbooks, manuals, etc.  |  Iraq - Strategic aspects - Handbooks, manuals, etc.  |  Great Britain - Armed Forces - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Other authors/contributors Great Britain. Admiralty War Staff. Intelligence Division

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Copy: v.3 supp. (copy 2)
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NS 19296
Copy: v.3 supp. (copy 1)
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NS 19296
Copy: v.3 + map in rear pocket
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NS 19296
Copy: v.4 + map in rear pocket
Main Reading Room - Held offsite
NS 19296
Copy: v.2 + 2 maps in rear pocket
Main Reading Room - Held offsite

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