Original book published by The War Office and printed by HMSO in 1955. This comprehensive book covers an introduction to map reading, mapcraft, scales, conventional signs, the shape of the ground, grid references, direction, the prismatic compass, map setting and position finding, and map reading instruction. Written for officers and NCOs in the Army and in the RAF. 132 pages with a lot of pull-out maps. In very good condition for its age. Supersedes the 1929 edition which we also have for sale.