Great War Dust Jackets

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Harcourt, Brace 1930. Served with 101st Field Artillery
Viking 1930. Nursing Memoir
Winston 1919
Little, Brown 1930. Novel of service in Machine Gun Battery
Heinemann 1915. War reporting. Revised ed below. Hutchinson 1929 (from Andrew Harrison)
Hutchinson 1933
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Garden City 1920 US ed. of Realities of War
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Star Books 1927 Cheap ed.. Jacket by Politzer. Precedes the UK ed. alongside
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Cassell 1930 (from JRF)
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Muller 1935. A wry look at army life (from JRF)
Century Co. 1916. A Newfoundlander at Gallipoli. Well Illustrated.
Heinemann 1917. Jacket by Helen McKie
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Odhams 1933. Novel about Q-ships
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Heinemann 1918. War journalism
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Doubleday, Doran 1935 (from Fons)
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Longmans 1934. 1st issue at 10/6 (from Nick Fletcher), 2nd issue at 5/-. Medical officer on the Western Front with 23rd Div. & afterwards in India.
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Cassell 1934. The Commander of the Fifth Army describes the German breakthrough of March 1918. No ‘mea culpa’ here!
(from Nick Fletcher)
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Appleton 1918. Mystery novel concerning the German secret service in 1918 (from Babylon Revisited)

Appleton 1917. Intrigue surrounds the assassination of a duke

(from Babylon Revisited)

Grosset & Dunlap 1926. Film from Gibbs’ novel ‘The Yellow Dove’ about a plane that makes secret flights over the enemy.

(from Mike’s Library)

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Blackwood 1928. A memoir of Young-Herries of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers.

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Appleton 1930. Canadian novel of a young man’s transition from idyllic village life to the front line.

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Allen & Unwin 1918. A Major in the Army Service Corps gives a day-by-day description of the whole campaign (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Arrowsmith 1931. History of those who have jumped in an emergency. A small section on the War.
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Cross & Jackman 1925. The diary of an RFA Officer in Palestine.

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Class 1902 by Ernst Glaeser Viking 1929. Jacket by Paul Wenck. Growing up in Germany during the War. Described as the Home Front equivalent of ‘All Quiet’

Below. 2 variant 1sts from Secker 1929

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Bodley Head 1917 (2nd ed.),1917 & 1919. Freeman & Bennett’s satirical view of the War in the style of Pepys’ Diary. Illustrated by John Kettlewell.

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Harper 1930. Stories with a fantasy element from this Norwegian author - no connection with the Roger Corman film of the same name!

(from Between the Covers)

Hutchinson 1930. Scarce personal memoir of the FSA
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Methuen 1919 (from Roger Joye)

The Story of the 29th Division by Capt. Stair Gillon Nelson 1925 A Record of Gallant Deeds below his History of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Nelson 1930

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Doran 1919

Methuen 1919. Stories
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Little, Brown 1926 & Hutchinson 1926 (from Andrew Harrison) An anti-war novel showing how a family adjusts to its returning children after the War.

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Renwick of Otley1931. Magnificent wrap-around jacket by Norman Tennant for this howitzer battery record by Sergeant A. E. Gee & Corporal A. E. Shaw (see below)
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Doran 1926. A novel covering 30 years through the War & the Russian Revolution (from Fons)

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Burt 1916. Personal memoir
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Blackwell 1934 The memoirs of an Intelligence Officer (from JRF)

Otto Babendiek by Gustav Frenssen Harrap 1930 An autobiographical novel partially dealing with his War experiences (from Fons)

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The Pastor of Poggsee by Gustav Frenssen Harrap 1931. Jacket by J Gower Parks. German novel set in a village during the War.

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Chatto 1919 (by John Galsworthy). A satirical novel about Government War Propaganda on the home front.

Melrose 1917 2nd ed. A rather optimistic view of the War’s likely conclusion.
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Champion, Melbourne 1919. Jacket by Percy Leason.

(from JRF)

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Through the Serbian Campaign by Gordon Gordon-Smith Hutchinson 1916. The retreat of the Serbian army as told by this War correspondent (from Andrew Harrison)

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Methuen 1918 Short stories by a Lt. In 1st King Edwards Horse.

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Constable 1919 2nd ed. The 1st edition, of a few months earlier, was heavily criticised by the PM Herbert Asquith. This edition was hurriedly issued with a stinging reply from French.

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Hodder 1931 The definitive History of the Fifth written by its Commander (from Nick Fletcher)

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Erskine Macdonald 1917 in soft covers only. The first 100 days with the 4th Royal Fusiliers until his wounding at 1st Ypres.

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Sampson, Low 1931. A novel dealing with the horrors in Moscow during the Red Terror.

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Oliver & Boyd 1941. Orderly officer with the 9th Highland Batt., Royal Scots & attache to the King of Belgium. A friend of Churchill & Earl Haig.

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Ivor, Nicholson & Watson 1936. Chief of the Tank Corps 1916 - 1918 (from John Etheridge)

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Constable 1932. Similar view to that given in ‘The Kaiser’s Coolies’ of collapse from within. The author served below decks on the battleship ‘Nassau’

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Macmillan 1928. A history of spying from Ancient Greece to the Great War (from Between the Covers)

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Philip Allan 1930

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Macmillan NY 1930. Jacket by Charles Gardner. War-time romance involving a French girl & Jack Amory of the Ambulance Corps.

(from Babylon Revisited)

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Nisbet 1926. A record of 9 years relief & reconstruction work by the Quakers throughout the War areas.

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Skeffington 1919. The effects of the War on bird life. (from Leakey’s Bookshop Ltd.)

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Benham 1921. Story of a Territorial Batt.,54th (East Anglian) Div. in Gallipoli & the Middle East, 1915-1918 written by their commanding officer (from Nick Fletcher)
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Arthur Barker 1954. Memoir by the Commander of the 5th Army during the March retreat 1918.

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Doran 1918 (possibly by Grace Gates). Letters from a YMCA canteen worker (from Fons)

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Burt 1915
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Simpkin Marshall 1917. From the log-book of Petty Officer Cowie during the ships engagement & sinking at the Dardanelles in 1915 (from Scarthin Books)

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Scribner 1918. The first US aviator killed whilst flying the Stars & Stripes on 16th April 1917 in N-124 Escadrille (from Bob Liska at Colophon Books).

Appleton 1929
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Houghton Mifflin 1930

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Dent 1930. With the 20th (3rd Public School) Batt., Royal Fusiliers on the Somme & in Nyasaland.

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Smith, Elder 1916. Parchment bound collection of front line letters of an Officer in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders to his parents. Somewhat sanitised but a good account of life in the line.

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Rich & Cowan 1935. Fuller’s contentious views on the Army from the Boer War to WW1.

(from Peter Harrington)

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Peter Davies 1930 (from David & Helen Pritchard).

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Bodley Head 1925

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Blackwood 1917 (by Brig.Gen. Count Gleichen). His expanded diary of his time with the Brigade.

(from David & Helen Pritchard).

 

OUP 1928 Early days of the RFC Air Station at Great Yarmouth during the War
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Duckworth 1917. A collection of numerous amusing anecdotes from the front. Interesting jacket design using an Active Service envelope.

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Sampson Low 1928. Illus. by J. Morton Sale. Spying & Intrigue in India during the War (from Babylon Revisited).

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Constable 1918 3rd imp. Various observations on men at the front largely written during the Somme Offensive in 1916.

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Angus & Robertson 1917 3rd ed. by Leon Gellert.  Poems. Illustrated by Norman Lindsay (from the Grisly Wife Bookshop).

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Murray 1939. Commander NZ Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli & 2nd Anzacs. Considered to be cold & aloof after his leadership at 3rd Ypres.

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John Lane 1915

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Dodd Mead 1919. War Correspondent & Lt. with the RNVR on American destroyers.

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Grosset & Dunlap 1934. Cheap rpt. Novel of a Vedette in Paris
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Simpkin, Marshall 1918. Short stories. Goodchild served with the 328th Siege Batt., RGA. He was gassed & invalided with shell-shock.

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Heer 1931. Novel (from Fons).

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Hutchinson 1936. A stout defence of his father by the Field Marshal’s son.

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Hodder 1917. US Ambassador. A plea for more American involvement in the War.
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Doran 1917
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Doran 1918. Gibbons was a journalist with the Chicago Tribune. The book tells of the US entry into the War. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre for his bravery in the field.

(from Babylon Revisited).

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Privately Printed (1920) by (Walter Gardner) Copy no. 76. Served in the ranks with the HAC & then commissioned in the RE with the 172nd Tunnelling Company at Hill 60.

(cloth binding only)

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Cassell 1931