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Constable 1923 rpt. Experience of an English Curate at the Front
Constable 1930. Diary of his time in the Leicestershire Reg. At Ypres & the Somme
3 versions of Lawrence’s shortened 7 Pillars.
Doran 1927
Doran 1927
Cape 1927
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Hamilton 1934 & Aviation Book Club 1936 (from Renzo). Jacket by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.From the papers of Cary Luke, 20th Sq. flying FE2b’s.
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Cape 1935. 1st UK Trade ed.
Doubleday 1938 ‘Deluxe ed.’ ie reprint
Cape 1938
Doubleday 1939
Hamilton 1930. Jacket by Leonard Bridgman. A night flying ace over enemy lines with 100th Sq.
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Duffield 1930. A Harvard Student on the Marne with the French Foreign Legion (Previous ed. alongside) (from Paul).
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Harper 1919. Fantasy novel of dead American soldier who can make contact with his wife (from Brian Busby)

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Arrowsmith 1929 (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Hale 1940. Koningsberg blockade runner & in East Africa

(from Kerry Trubee).

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Hodder 1916. A Chaplain at the Front.

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Melrose 1918. The popular singer’s account of his time entertaining the troops in France for which he was knighted. Written as a memorial to his son, killed at Poziers in 1916

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Newnes 1936. First pub. as ‘A Naval Lieutenent’ by Etienne in 1919. Life in a light cruiser throughout the War.

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Thornton Butterworth 1934. The first part of the Fleet Admirals memoirs.

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Duffield 1927 (from William Erti)

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Hale, Cushman & Flint 1935. With the Cossacks in the Caucasian Native Cavalry Div. On the Eastern Front 1916-1917 ( from White Eagle Books)

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Hutchinson 1927. A Major in the Turkish army gives his side of the story (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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OUP 1919
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John Lane Bodley Head 1919 UK & US 1sts. Humorous stories imagining the German Rulers as US immigrants (UK ed. from Roger Joye)

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Aviation Library 1939 (fp Hamilton 1933 same jacket). Biography of the famous flier

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4 books from the Vergette-Whitehorn Collection. Hugh Kingsmill’s ‘Behind Both Lines’ Morley 1930. With the Drake Batt., capture & subsequent imprisonment. Fritz Kreisler’s short spell in the trenches from Houghton Mifflin 1916, some spooky goings-on amidst the Seaforth Highlanders. Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1933 & Lambert’s time in the 2nd. Batt. HAC from 1917 - 1918. John Long 1930

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Lawrence 2 forays into the War. Above Secker 1923 and Selzer 1923. Below Secker 1924 See George Simmers research blog for a perceptive discussion of both books.

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Cape & Harrison Smith NY 1931 trans. from the German. A novel of a soldier’s mental disintegration under the pressures of War (author’s name, Koppen, is misspelt on the jacket) (from Dave Golemon)

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Appleton NY 1918. The editor of ‘Le Matin’ gives his picture of France at War.

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Hutchinson 1921 2-vols. The Diary of a Military Attache 1914 - 1917 (from Jeff Leser)

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Bobbs-Merrill 1919 A novel of Pennsylvanian villagers in 1917 one of whom goes to France as a War correspondent & dies on the battlefield (from Between-the-covers)

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Melrose 1917 2nd imp. Jacket by J. Abbey. Road building for the army.

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Scribners 1942. Jacket by Edward Shenton. The story of the legendary War horse who served through the Great & Russian Civil Wars (from Fons)

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Simpkin Marshall 1930
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Cape 1937

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Putnam 1937 German sabotage in the USA during the War (from Geoffrey Miller)

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Hutchinson 1928 Jacket by B. Wallace. Novel. An airman struggles to come to terms with the postwar world with tragic consequences.

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C. W. Daniel 1939. A front-line narrative by a member of the London Rifle Brigade rendered wholly in dialogue.

Hutchinson 1931 Jacket by Youngman Carter.

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Daily Telegraph 1914 (by John McFarland Kennedy)

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Rich & Cowan 1935. The foreign affairs of the US government from its Secretary of State 1915-1920.

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Century Co. NY 1919. Novel. The War forces a young lady to earn her living by posing nude for a Parisian sculptor (from Babylon Revisited)

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Rich & Cowan 1933. At Jutland, on the North Sea Patrol, meeting Lloyd George etc. (from Andrew Harrison)

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Ivor, Nicholson & Watson 1935. Autobiography of the War, the Russian Revolution & beyond ( from David Ainsworth ). The authors real name was Stephen Lawford Childs.

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Both copies Bobbs-Merrill 1918. Ultra patriotic novel about a young war bride whose soldier husband is killed without knowing she is carrying his child. Jacket by Charles Dana Gibson

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Eyre & Spottiswoode 1941.. The admirals account of the campaign in 1915.

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McBride 1925. Novel set largely in Berlin in the last days of the War.

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Houghton, Mifflin 1917. Jacket by the author. Novelised view of his service at Ypres as a machine gun captain
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Dutton 1919. Wartime reflection (from John Etheridge)

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Macmillan 1921 (fp 1919) Keynes uses his experiences of the Peace conference to argue against punitive sanctions being imposed on the Germans.

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Unwin 1918. A leading social reformer he enlisted & rose to the rank of Sgt.Maj. and was awarded the MM after being killed in Delville Wood in 1916 (from JRF)

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Hurst & Blackett 1937 (fp 1934) The adventures of a double agent in Russia during the War (from MW Books)

Chatto 1934. POW memoir in the standard house jacket
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Speciality Press, Melbourne 1921. A record of service by a private in the 5th Batt., A.I.F. (partial jacket using the original jacket image stuck onto card!)

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Bodley Head 1917. Jacket by A.H.Fish. Humorous tales of a society lady & the War’s effects on her socialising.

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Hamilton 1935. Stanley Orton Bradshaw jacket
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Holden 1927 A fairly routine love story enlivened by some realistic military scenes. below US ed. Sears 1927

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Cosmopolitan 1927. Jacket by C. Leroy Baldridge. A talking horse tells his fellow stablemates about his time with the Artillery at the Front!
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Allen & Unwin 1930. A novel dealing with counter-revolution under the Soviets.

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Barse & Hopkins 1916. Part of ‘The Big War’ series.

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Fisher Unwin 1916. Their campaigns in Gallipoli & the Balkans

(from Vanessa Parker Rare Books)

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Methuen 1915. British Naval organisation in the early days of the War packed full of useful statistics.

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Hodder 1918 without jacket & below

Hodder 1920 in jacket.

Hodder 1930. His collected poetry.

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Hodder 1932. The collected Rough Rhymes.

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Hamilton ‘Ace Series’ 1935 (f.p. 1932)

(by Robert Knauss). Imaginary Air battles over the Western Front.

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McKay 1929. Collected stories by Springs, Hall, Gibbons & others.

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Melrose 1916 Reflections of a French Army Chaplain.

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Hutchinson 1930. A love story set against the background of War.

Cassell 1930 f.p.1918. Personal memoir
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Broadway Publishing 1916. A series of witty observations of several European cities by the noted American journalist (from Fons).

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Boni & Liveright 1918 (US edition of ‘Men in Battle’ (from Weybridge Books)

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Scribner 1918 (from JRF)
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Doubleday 1935 1st US

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Benn 1930. Staff Cpt. with the 110th Inf. Bgd. (4th Batt. Leicesters). Vitriolic about the literature of disillusionment (‘ a flood of pornography’)

(from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Aviation Book Club 1939

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Blackwell 1919 in wrappered boards. Jacket by Jacob Kramer. Tales of life in the Barnbow Shell Filling factory near Leeds.

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Swarthmore Press 1920. The life of Marguerite McArthur who died at Etaples in 1919 while working for the YMCA.

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Methuen 1919. The story of an H.A.C. Siege Battery (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Bobbs-Merrill 1918. WW1 humour from the renowned sports writer (from Babylon Revisited).

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Henkle N.Y. 1934 A lightly novelised account of the author’s experiences in the Balkans & WW1

(from Dave Golemon)

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O’Sullivan Publishing, Chicago 1933. History of the 42nd Division.

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Priv.pr. Somerset 1920? (by Eric P. Kingzett, Captain, Queen’s Regiment). Wrappers. At Suvla Bay.