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BARLOW (R.A.) & BOWEN (H.V.) A Dear & Noble Boy: The Life & Letters of Louis Stokes 1897-1916. 1st Ed., ix+190pp., 14 photos. VG in dw. Cooper. 1995  #31460
Letters from Rugby 1911-15 & with the RMLI 1915-16; KiA on the Ancre 13/11/16.   £10
EDMONDS (Sir James) Military Operations France & Belgium 1916 Part I: Sir Douglas Haig's Command to 1st July 1916: The Battle of the Somme. Appendices: 1st Ed., viii+232pp. Macmillan. 1932  #57813
[HLMainPic] Various correspondence, orders & instructions relating to the Somme offensive on 1st July 1916 &c. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
JERROLD (Douglas) The Royal Naval Division. 1st Ed., xix+368pp., portrait frontis., 23 plates, 8 fldg. maps. Hutchinson. 1923  #54900
[HLMainPic] Excellent history of the 63rd RN Div., in which author served with Hawke Bn. at Antwerp in 1914, Gallipoli & on the Western Front 1916-18. "It is fitting that a division which had more celebrated writers, both of poetry & prose, in its ranks than probably any other should have had a historian who is an accomplished writer... Mr Jerrold records the doings of the division in each theatre equally well" - Falls (awarding two stars). Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG, nice copy with publisher's 4pp. prospectus for the work loosely inserted. See illustration on our website.   £95
SPARROW (Geoffrey, MC) & MACBEAN ROSS (J.N., MC) On Four Fronts with the Royal Naval Division. 1st Ed., xxi+[261]pp., 4 plates, sketches & maps in text. H&S. 1918  #56944
[HLMainPic] Both authors were surgeons in the RND; their experiences encompass Antwerp, Gallipoli, Salonika & Western Front. A valuable personal & divisional record. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little rubbed & worn, about VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
WYRALL (Everard) The 17th (S) Bn. Royal Fusiliers 1914-1919. 1st Ed., viii+312pp., map. VG in dw. Methuen. 1930  #55767
[HLMainPic] Western Front 1915-18: Battles of the Somme & Ancre, Arras, Bourlon Wood, German Offensive & Final Advance. Nominal roll, Roll of Hon. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, nice copy in dw with loosely inserted 12th & 13th Annual Re-Union & Dinner menu cards (1930 & 1931). See illustration on our website.   £75

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