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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 Hawke Battalion: Some Personal Records of Four Years, 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 240pp., 16 plates, 6 fldg. maps + 3 in text. Benn. 1925  #58311
[HLMainPic] Gallipoli & Western Front with 63rd RN Div. Jerrold, also the divisional historian, served with the Hawke. Falls thought him "...about the best writer who has hitherto applied himself to formation & unit histories. The peculiar spirit of the bn., & indeed of the whole division, is made very real... This is good literature as well as history." Orig. blue cloth, "Special Edition for the RND Officers' Association" with paper labels to front & sp., VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
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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