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Cassell 1916                                     Macmillan 1916                                        Donohoe 1917 The effects of the War on an English village
Putnam 1929. Memoir of the 4th US Machine Gun Battalion
Bodley Head 1929, Coward-McCann 1928 & G & D 1928 (from Fons). Jacket by Wendell Galloway. Realistic novel of 8 members of the AEF in France. Wharton served with the 111th Infantry
Methuen 1929
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Skeffington 1918
(from Nick Fletcher)
Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 1939. Naval officer in the Baltic
Hodder 1917.
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Bobbs Merrill 1931. German POW memoir
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Cassell 1917    Macmillan 1917. Jacket by C. Allan Gilbert (from Babylon Revisited) The effects of the War on the Catholic church.
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Angus & Robertson 1935. Jacket by Dorothy Wall. Further adventures with 56th Batt. AIF in Egypt & Western Front
(from Nick Fletcher, Aus.War.Mem.)
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1st Australian ed Angus & Robertson 1932,UK 1st John Hamilton 1928 & 2nd (Australian) ed. Angus & Robertson 1935.
Australian airman’s account of his capture by and escape from the Turks (he escaped with Alan Bott (‘Contact’)  (from Nick Fletcher)
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3 from Rebecca West. UK 2nd ed. Nisbet 1919 (same jacket as 1st.) & US 1st. ed. Century & Co. 1918. 3 ladies care for a soldier with shell-shock induced amnesia. War Nurse published anonymously.Cosmopolitan 1930
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Cassell 1916 (from Ebay)

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Angus & Robertson 1920. Jacket & Illustrations by David Barker. The author served with 13th Batt. AIF & wrote a history of them. A generally light-hearted view but with useful descriptions of trench life & gas warfare. (from Nick Fletcher)

Angus & Robertson 1933. Australian memoir (from David & Helen Pritchard)
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Benn 1928.  Doubleday 1928 At the war where Mr. Blettsworthy loses a leg (from Babylon Revisited)

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Hutchinson 1932                     Macmillan 1933

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Harper 1930. Jacket by Karsten.
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Allen & Unwin 1931. UK issue of previous book. Novel set on the Russian Front.

Hodder 1918 by Arthur P.M. Saunders. Short stories. The author flew with 5th Sq. where he lost an arm.

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Macmillan 1931 Biography of Canada’s War Minister (from Neil Cournoyer)

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Country Life 1919 & Doran 1919. The history of tank warfare up to the end of the War. (both from David & Helen Pritchard)

Harding & More 1921 Chaplain with the 47th & 49th Div. With a forward by Rowland Fielding

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Collins 1924 Cheap ed.                      Cassell 1917

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Scribner 1915 (from Chris Johnson), Appleton 1918, Scribner 1923 & Grosset & Dunlap rpt. (above) & Macmillan UK 1918 (below)
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Duckworth 1930. Artillery memoir

(Vergette-Whitehorn collection)

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Daily Chronicle 1915. Essay

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Hard Lying by Capt. L B Weldon Jenkins 1926 (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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John Smith 1917. A Chaplain at the Front (Vergette-Whitehorn collection)

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Cape 1930. Nursing memoir
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Hodder 1915 with a preface by Queen Alexandra . Ed. by Vivian & Williams (from Andrew Harrison)

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Chambers 1938. An aerial gunner over the Western Front with the RFC. ‘Arch’ Whitehouse was the author of numerous books on the Air war.

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Gale & Polden 1924 Limited to 200 copies, Lt. Col. Whitton’s 2 vol. history of the Royal Canadians from 1760 - 1922 (from JRF)

Herbert Joseph 1932. A V.A.D. In Salonika

Nisbet 1915 (f.p. 1909 but updated to include the present War). Agnes Weston set up the Royal Sailors Rest in Portsmouth. She was known as the Mother of the Navy.

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Privately printed NZ n.d. Major Wilson’s time with the New Zealand Forces.

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Hodder 1915

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Century Co. 1915 Play subsequently made into a film in 1916 with Nazimova & Richard Barthelmess (from Babylon Revisited Books)

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Appleton 1918. War reporter

John Hamilton 1936. Jacket by Stanley Orton Bradshaw. 4 stories, some set in the War.

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Seeley 1929 History of the Royal Tank Corps 1916 - 1919

(from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Cassell 1917 The War in South Africa by the Commander of the Royal Naval Armoured car division.

 

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Concordia, St. Louis 1927. Jacket by Politzer. Novel with religious overtones set during the War (from Babylon Revisited).

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Methuen 1919. Novel of life in London in 1918 for those forced to stay at home.

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Stockwell 1939. The memoirs of a balloon pilot with the RAF (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Macmillan 1919 (fp 1918) Humorous adventures of two middle-aged gentlemen who go to War (from Babylon Revisited)

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Hodder 1915 (by J. E. Hodder-Williams). The story of the Captain’s dog who went down with the ‘Formidable’ after it was torpedoed.

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Harrap 1919 by Harold Wheeler, Jacket by G. H. Davis. A populist history of submarines in the War. This manoeuvre must have caused the crew some discomfort!

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Constable 1920 by the Supreme Commander, Indian Corps. There was also a limited ed. of 150 signed copies with additional pictures.

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Philip Allan 1935. War-time episodes explained.

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Houghton Mifflin 1919. The thoughts of Russian soldiers at the Front.

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Hodder 1919 (from Clive Hughes)

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Page Co., Boston 1918. Narrative of 3 months flying with the Escadrille SPA 87 by the future film director. (from Colophon Books).

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Knopf 1931. Jacket by Frank Dobias. A mystery set aboard a pilot transport .

(from Babylon Revisited)

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Harrap 1916. War verse.

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Duckworth 1916. Poems from a Gunner with 4th Battery, Australian Field Artillery.

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Knopf 1930 (fp 1920). A humorous? novel of an African-American at the Front (from Babylon Revisited).

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Murray 1920. The origin of Divisional & other unit signs used during the War (from John Etheridge).

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The Herald 1918. Important memorial to a Capt. in the 6th Ox & Bucks, killed in April 1917. Contains many of his War poems alongside the diary (simultaneously published by Allen & Unwin).

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Blackwood 1925. Novel of the adventures of a Russian secret agent.

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Constable 1921. A romance set against the turmoil of the Russian Revolution.

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Poetry Bookshop 1919. Poetry (from Peter Harrington). Captain, Sherwood Foresters. KIA, Somme 1918.

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Scribner 1917. An American flying with the French (from Little Stour Books).

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Methuen 1918 Novel. The parents of a fallen soldier search the battlefields for the place of his death.

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Jarrolds 1934. Novel. The first treatment of the Armenian massacre by the Turks on the Musa Dagh mountain during the War.

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Bobbs-Merrill 1928. A novel of the War at Sea illustrated by the author (from S.Howlett-West Books).

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Western Mail 1949. Reminiscences of War-time service.

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Cassell 1925. From Big-Game hunting in India & Africa to action on the Western Front (from David & Helen Pritchard).