M2541N Manual of Map Reading, Photo Reading and Field Sketching 1929 by The War Office
Manual of Map Reading, Photo Reading and Field Sketching 1929 by The War Office ($45)
Published by HIs Majesty's Stationary Office, 1939
140 mm x 215 mm, 166 pages, pictorial hardcover, illustrated in black & white with drawings and diagrams. In good condition.
The second world war had just begun, folk were being drafted into the military en masse. The training manuals had been written just after WWI. This is a book full of maps, diagrams and charts intended to teach officers basic skills and in navigation, analysis and topographical terms.