The Anzac Book. Written and illustrated in Gallipoli by the Men of Anzac. For the Benefit of Patriotic Funds connected with the A. & N.Z.A.C.

New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1916.

Price: $350.00

About the item

First American edition. This first issue incorrectly attributes the poem `Trojan War, 1915' at p. 104 to J. Wareham instead to Arthur H. Adams. 11 colour & many b/w plates (including fold-out map of Anzac Cove at p. 90). xv, 170 pp. Printed by Cassels & Co., London. 1 vols. 4to. Original tan cloth, with color paper label by David Barker on front cover. An almost fine copy.

Item #332739

Sir W. R. Birdwood wrote in the Introduction: "When I took over the command of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps in Egypt a year ago, I was asked to select a telegraphic code... and adopted the word 'ANZAC.'"