London, Toronto, Wellington & Sydney: George G. Harrap & Co., 1954, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Frontispiece portrait; Glossary; Mpas (2)
From the cover: Here is the story of the six-year war that has been and still is being fought against Communist terrorists in Malaya by British, Gurkha, Malay, and Chinese men.
Much has been heard of the Malayan Communist Party, the enemy, but never the inside tale of its birth, its machinations, its ramifications, its plans to establish a Soviet Republic in British Malaya. This history is told fully for the first time, and we meet the remarkably clever and cunning Secretary-General of the Party who had 31 aliases, including the Western name of Mr Wright. His trail in Malaya of pre-Occupation days several times crossed that of Ho Chi-Minh, the man behind the Vi…
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with nicks to the spine ends. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned. Gift inscription to the first blank.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 248 pages. Index. 8½” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my History catalogue?