Englands Effort & Elizabeth’s Campaign by Mrs. Humphry Ward Smith Elder 1916 (3rd
imp) & Dodd, Mead 1918. An English family during the War (from Between the Covers)
Somewhere in America by Helen Carey Goldsmith Pub. 1935 (f.p. Barse & Hopkins 1918).
Jacket by Chas. Wrenn. A simple ranch girl foils a German plot to derail a troop
train. Part of the ‘Somewhere’ series of novels (from Fons)
A Company of Tanks by W H L Watson Blackwood 1920 at 3rd Ypres & Le Cateau. The classic
Aces Up by Covington Clarke Reilly & Lee 1929. Novel about an American flyer on the
Western Front (pseud. Of Clarke Venable)
Faber by Jacob Wassermann Harcourt, Brace 1925. A psychological novel of a German
architect returning home after 5 years as a P.O.W. (from Fons).
In France & Flanders by MacLean Watt Hodder 1917. Chaplain with the Black Watch &
Lena by Roger Vercel Random House 1937. Winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1934
Behind the Lines by H M Ward R.T.S. 1918. Heavily religious vignettes from behind
the lines. Great jacket though!
Red Cross Girls by Vandercock Winston 1918 (fp 1916). Part of a series of 10 Red
Cross Girls novels many having the same jacket design.
below Winston 1917 (from Fons).
Smoke on the Horizon by C V Usborne Hodder 1933. Minor Naval operations in the Mediterranean.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider by W H L Watson A.L.Burt after 1916. A motorcycle
rider with the 5th Div in the early months of the War.
2 by Demetra Vaka. Houghton Mifflin 1918 alongside. The Turko-Greek-American investigates
the capitulation of the Greek King (Herbert Paus jacket) & John Lane 1919 above in
W.P.Venda jacket. Espionage in Athens during the War, written with her husband. (both
from Babylon Revisited)
The Unseen Host by Charles Warr Robert Grant 1928 (fp 1919) Strange occurrences at
Way of Sacrifice by Fritz von Unruh UK & US editions Knopf 1928 from the German Opfergang.
Bitter indictment of the war & the battle around Verdun. Originally suppressed in
The Kaiser on Trial by George Sylvester Viereck Greystone (NY) 1937 A fictional account
of the trial demanded by the Treaty of Versailles (from Mike’s Library)
In the Prison City by J F Twells Melrose 1919. US citizen in Brussels
Thirteen Such Years by Alec Waugh Farrar & Reinhardt 1932. Novel of the after effects
of the War on those who surviived
2 juvenile flying novels by Rowland Walker. Both Partridge (1918) & 1920s rpt. (fp
1919) (from Andrew Harrison)
Scenes from Italy’s War by G. M. Trevelyan Jack 1919 Memoir by the Commander of the
Red Cross detachment
Flying Minnows by Roger Vee Hamilton 1930. Jacket by Leonard Bridgman. Sth. African
in 48 & 88 squadrons (pseud. of Vivian Voss)
Ninety Nine Lives by Charles Veil Bles 1934. With the Escadrille Spad 150 from Dec
1917 to the Armistice
G & D after 1918 (fp Doran 1918)
Novel (from Andrew Harrison)
Knopf 1922 (from Fons)
Allen & Unwin 1920.
“And This Our Life..” by Jacqueline Vincent Geoffrey Bles 1939 Novel of a French
woman & her adopted child in occupied Northern France.
To Arms by Marcelle Tinayre Dutton 1918 The Mobilization of France before hostilities
began (from Babylon Revisited)
Echoes of Flanders by Charles Warr Simpkin 1918 (fp 1916) Jacket by Helen McKie.
Short stories by ‘The Kipling of the Trenches’
A Canadian Twilight by Bernard Trotter McClelland Stewart, Toronto 1917 Poems by
the Canadian Rupert Brooke (from James Calhoun)
The Man who rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Doubleday 1915 The War is stopped after
threats from an alien race (from L W Currey)
Above the French Lines. Letters of Stuart Walcott Princeton 1918
Spreading Germs of Hate by G S Viereck Duckworth 1931 & Liveright 1930. |A view of
Allied propaganda from one of the Kaiser’s illegitimate relatives (from Old Head
West & East with the E.F.C. By Capt. E. Vredenburg Raphael Tuck 1919. Serving the
troops behind the lines (can’t tell if this is a jacket glued on or the paper covering
Battle Cruisers at the Action of the Falkland Islands by Rudolf Verner John Bale
Villiers by Frederic Villiers Hutchinson 1921. 2-vol. Autobiography from the Illustrated
London News War artist. From Tel-el-Kebir & Omdurman to Mons & the Marne.
Combed Out by F A Voigt Lincoln MacVeagh 1929 Jacket by Karl Woerner. A pacifist
in the Royal Garrison Artillery ( from Dave Golemon )
below Cape Travellers Library 1929
(fp Swarthmore Press 1920)
Behind Boche Bars by Ernest Warburton Bodley Head 1920 Lt. Sherwood Foresters & his
time in German Hospitals & Prisons. Part of the ‘On Active Service Series’.
Other Ranks by W. V. Tilsley Cobden-Sanderson 1931. Striking use of typography. Service
with the 4th Loyal North Lancs (see Neglected Books Website)
The Immortal Heritage by Fabian Ware Cambridge 1937. An account of the work & policy
of the Imperial War Graves Commission 1917-1937
Occupied by Ferdinand Tuohy Thornton Butterworth 1931
The Grey Battalion by May Tilton Angus Robertson 1933. Australian Army Nursing Sister.
Jacket by Dorothy Wall
Melrose 1918. Jacket by Holloway. Some War stories
The Honourable Company in the Great War. Ed. By G. Goold Walker. Seeley, Service
1930. Limited Edition.
Burt 1919 (f.p. Newnes 1918 as ‘Tam O’ the Scouts’) (from Fons) A commentary on this
book can be seen at George Simmers excellent Great War Fiction site.
Odhams 1919 A romance of the Great War (from Your Book Soon, Stroud)
One of the YD by Slater Washburn Houghton Mifflin 1919. With the Yankee Division
in training & at the front.
A & C Black 1925 (revised ed. f.p. 1915) Jacket by J H Hartley. Only the last chapter
concerns the War.
Marshall Bros. 1917. Memoir of Private Turner of the 2nd Bedfordshires
Triple Challenge by Wansey Bayley Hutchinson 1934. An MO on the Somme & in the Navy
(from the Vergette-Whitehorn collection)
Blackwood 1917 Popular edition although judging by the number of reducing price stickers,
not so popular.
Vanguard Press 1929. Jacket by Politzer. How a travelling doughboy keeps the ladies
of Armentieres happy (from Babylon Revisited).
With the Serbs in Macedonia by Douglas Walshe Bodley Head 1920 An ASC officer in
(On Active Service Series)
Secker 1916 (from York Modern Books)
Whitcombe & Tombs 1921. The first volume of the ‘Official History of New Zealands
Effort in the Great War’. Richly illustrated.
Ace of the Black Cross by Ernst Udet Newnes 1937. Germany’s 2nd leading air ace with
Reilly & Lee 1927 (from Fons)
Herbert Jenkins 1919. Murder, German spies & the British Secret Service (Finefinds
Askew 1915. Collected ed. of Edgar Wallace’s 6 pamphlets on the Territorial Forces.
Cloth only (from Clive Hughes).
Erskine Macdonald 1919. Poetry from a Sapper with the NZ Engineers (from Renaissance
Pandora’s Young Men by Frederick Watson Collins 1920’s Cheap ed. A weak satire on
the wartime government.
Lippincott 1939. Famous anti-war novel about a badly disfigured soldier who wakes
to find his only remaining sense is touch.
Johnny got his Gun by Dalton Trumbo Lippincott 1939. Liberty Book Club Ed. (from
John Hamilton 1931. Fiction. Jacket & Illustrations by W.E.Johns & prior to the first
‘Biggles’ book (from Renzo).
War Poems & other verses by R. E. Vernede Heinemann 1917 with an intro by Edmund
Gosse. Served with 12th Rifle Bde. Killed on 9th April 1917, the same day as Edward
Doran 1920. From the Russo-Turkish war to WW1. Not published in the UK (from Peter
Angus & Robertson 1932 by J C Waters.
Australian & other War cemeteries throughout the World.
Those Paris Years by Dr. Samuel Watson Fleming Revell 1936 limited ed. The authors
experiences as Rector of Holy Trinity Church in Paris during the War (from Andrew
Gazette Printing, Montreal 1931. Topp’s Battalion history, part of the 3rd Canadian
W. H. Barrell 1930 by ‘Ubique’ (Sir Frederick Gordon Guggisburg) with illustrations
by W.E.Judge. Numerous anecdotes of Army life, including WW1, many previously published
in various Indian journals.
Bala Press 1954. Sudan, Boer War, India, GSO to Allenby, Commander 3rd Cavalry Bde.
(from John Etheridge).
Privately printed by Eden Fisher, London 1925. Arguably the finest of all Memorial
volumes commemorating the life of Capt. E.S.Underhill of the Loyal North Lancs. Bound
in half-leather with numerous fold-out trench maps & photo’s illustrating the Captain’s
letters & diary.
74th Div. In Syria & France by Dudley Ward John Murray 1922.
Scribner 1918. A novel promoting the cause of the War with an intro. by Teddy Roosevelt
(from Babylon Revisited).
Scribner 1917. A vivid view of the origin & possible conclusion of the War (from
A Pilgrim in Picardy by B S Townroe Chapman & Hall 1927. Served with South Lancs
Reg. Revisits the battle areas to see the rebuilding.
The Boche Underground by H D Trounce Scribner’s 1918. A personal account by the US
Captain of his time with the RE tunnellers on the Western Front (from Nick Fletcher,