Ford Madox Fords’ Tietjen quartette. Duckworth 1924, 5, 6 & 8.( from the Roger Rechler
sale at Christie’s, Oct.2002. Rather nicer than my set!) The only example I can think
of where a publisher has failed to provide a unified design for a series. Perhaps
Ford didn’t tell them there’d be more than one volume!
Gas by C H Foulkes Blackwood 1934. Maj.Gen. Foulkes was with the 11th Forward Com.
RE, 2nd Div. & became the British army’s Gas expert (from David & Helen Pritchard).
Tom Slade with the boys over there by Percy Fitzhugh G & D 1918 (from Fons)
Grosset & Dunlap 1925 & 1926 (from Fons)
Iron Gustav by Hans Fallada (pseud. of Rudolf Ditzen) Putnam 1940 From pre-war Berlin
to the Western Front and on to the coming of the nazis. Not approved of by the Third
Reich. Has recently achieved posthumous fame with ‘Alone in Berlin’
Three Lives - & Now by Stephen Foot Heinemann 1937 (fp 1934) Royal Engineers & Tank
Corp at 3rd Ypres & Cambrai (from David & Helen Pritchard)
The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in the World War by Frank Fox Constable 1928 (from
below Fox’s book on the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry in Palestine. Philip
Flying Dutchman by Anthony Fokker Routledge 1932 Popular ed (fp 1931) The Dutch airman’s
Wings in the Night by Willis Fitch Marshall Jones, Boston 1938. Flying with the US
Air Service over the Piave (from JRF)
Rough & Brown 1920. 5th ed. Story poems from France (from Fons).
Holt 1931 (from Shelley & Son Books)
Tender is the Night by F Scott Fitzgerald Scribner 1934. Dick Diver at the Front.
My favourite jacket of all (from Reed Orenstein Rare)
Michael Joseph 1951. Jacket by Biro. An Infantry officers’ dilemmas at Ypres & on
the home front. First of a projected series along the ‘river of time’.
Grant, Richards 1921 with illustrations by F. Carpenter, RFC. A VAD in Salonika
Privately Printed, Salford 1930 by Sgt. Alfred Francis. The history of a 3rd Line
Territorial Unit (not in BL)
Heinemann 1931. The C.-in-C. of the Allied armies pitches into the controversy of
the War-time leadership. Published posthumously.
Privately Printed by the Company 1919 (no jacket issued). A history of the company
detailing its wartime production with detailed descriptions of all the planes made
Three Englishmen by Gilbert Frankau Hutchinson 1935. Some scenes set during the war.
below Dutton 1935 Jacket by Robert Haberstock. (from Babylon Revisited).
Peter Jackson by Gilbert Frankau Hutchinson 1920 1st with later jacket. An outstanding
What of the Dardanelles by Granville Fortesque Hodder 1915. An analysis of the Gallipoli
campaign (from Michael Taylor)
3 more Tom Slades. All Grosset & Dunlap 1918 (from Fons).
Hodder 1917 A slightly sanitised account of Women Munition workers by a factory overseer.
A rare survivor & one of the very few books dealing with this aspect of the War
Women and War Work by Helen Fraser Arnold Shaw 1918. Based on her lectures as a Treasury
Constable 1931. The Naval Secret Service before & during the War.
Macdonald 1949 (from Fons)
2 volumes of Gilbert Frankau’s War poetry both Chatto 1918 (City of Fear is the 3rd
imp. but identical to the 1st)
(from Timothy d’Arch Smith)
Constable 1918. A Horticultural writer visits the War in Flanders, Italy & Paris.
Falls thought the later view was mostly seen from the Ritz hotel!
Grace Harlowe by Jessie Flower Henry Altemus 1920. Seemingly endless series following
Miss Harlowe through school to several adventures in France
Blackie 1926. With the 52nd Division at Gallipoli, Egypt & France & Flanders (from
Constable 1915. War-themed stories & poems.
Privately printed 1920 without jacket. Foley fought throughout the War with the 6th
& 7th Somerset Light Infantry until his capture during the German advance of 1918.
Indispensable but remarkably scarce memoir.
Steinhauer ed. by S. T. Felstead Bodley Head 1930
(from Little Stour Books)
Arrowsmith 1922. In the rear areas with the YMCA towards the end of the War.
Hodder 1919. Admiral of the Fleet during the Dardanelles Campaign, sharing responsibility
for it with Churchill.
(from Clive Hughes).
(from Peter Harrington).
Skeffington 1941. The author in the Boer War, WW1 France & Macedonia & the beginnings
of the WW2.
Hodder 1916 (originally pub. HMSO 1916). Documents on the treatment of the Armenian
minority by the Turks.
Newnes n.d. (1940) The events of her death based on the German Secret Police dossier.
Cavalry of the Air by ‘Flight Commander’ Burrow 1918. Over the front with a Sopwith
Strutter Sqd. (from David & Helen Pritchard)
Blackwood 1918. With a Scottish Battalion at Passchendaele. Lightly fictionalised.
Holden & Hardingham 1920. Short stories for each year of the War. (from J & M Books)
Macy-Masius NY 1927. Novel. The disturbing effect on family life by a returning soldier.
(from Babylon Revisited).
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Khaki Vignettes by Phil Fisher Joseph Johnson 1917 with illustrations by the author.
Houghton Mifflin 1931. An account by the Chateau’s owner of its shifting occupancy
throughout the War by retreating French officers & advancing German ones (from Fons).
At Ypres with Best-Dunkley by Thomas Hope Floyd Bodley Head 1920 (On Active Service
Chatto & Windus 1934
The First Birmingham Battalion in the Great War by J E B Fairclough Cornish Bros.
1933. History of the 14th Service Batt. Warwickshires.
Witherby 1921 An account of the Unit’s formation by one who served with it. Little
on the actual fighting though.