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Durham Light Infantry   11 Books
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AINSWORTH (Capt. R.B., MC) Ed. The Story of the 6th Battalion the Durham Light Infantry: France, April 1915-November 1918. 1st Ed., 59pp. St. Catherine Press. 1919  #54039
[HLMainPic] Very scarce record of service with 50th (Norhumbrian) Div. at Ypres 1915 & 1917, the Somme, Arras &c. Rolls of officer casualties, COs, Adjutants & awards. Orig. maroon cloth, little stained, VG. See illustration on our website.   £85
LEWIS (Major P.J., MC) & ENGLISH (Major I.R., MC) 8th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945. 1st Ed., viii+319pp., 19 photos., 14 maps (inc. eps). Newcastle upon Tyne: Bealls Ltd. 1949  #57828
[HLMainPic] BEF & Dunkirk 1940; 50th Div. Western Desert (inc. El Alamein, Mareth Line &c.), Sicily (inc. battle of Primosole bridge) then Normandy to Nijmegan & disbanded Dec. 1944. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green card wraps. (an edition was also published in cloth binding), head of sp. chipped, overall VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
LOWE (Lt.-Col. W.D., DSO, MC) War History of the 18th (S) Bn. Durham Light Infantry. 1st Ed., xix+205pp., 15 plates, fldg. map in end-pocket. OUP. 1920  #54037
[HLMainPic] Egypt 1915-16 & Western Front 1916-18. Roll of Hon., awards, officers &c. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG, very nice copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75
LYON (P.H.B., MC, Lieut., 6th Bn. The Durham L.I.) Songs of Youth & War. 1st Ed., 64pp. Erskine Macdonald Ltd. March 1918  #42376
[HLMainPic] The poet's first work published in book form, largely war related poetry. VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £20
MILES (Capt. Wilfred) The Durham Forces in the Field 1914-18. Vol. II: The Service Battalions of the Durham Light Infantry. 1st Ed., xii+380pp., 16 illus., 5 fldg. maps in end-pocket + 29 in text. Cassell. 1920  #54065
Western Front & Italy. Good & scarce history (written by one of the team of official historians), the only volume published in the proposed series. Orig. olive green cloth, sp. rather worn but sound, 3 of the 5 endpocket maps provided in old facsimiles. Very scarce.   £60
MILES (Capt. Wilfred) The Durham Forces in the Field 1914-18. Vol. II: The Service Battalions of the Durham Light Infantry. 1st Ed., xii+380pp., 16 illus., 5 fldg. maps in end-pocket + 29 in text. Cassell. 1920  #57131
[HLMainPic] Western Front & Italy. Good & scarce history (written by one of the team of official historians), the only volume published in the proposed series. Orig. olive green cloth, sp. chipped, rear board stained, but sound. Very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75

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MOSES (Harry) The Faithful Sixth: A History of the Sixth Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry. 1st Ed., oblong. 4to, orig. laminated card wraps., [iv]+376pp., num. photos., sketch maps &c. County Durham Books. 1995  #56870
[HLMainPic] Rare detailed history with num. illus., WW1 Western Front inc. Ypres 1915 & 1917, Somme 1916 &c., WW2 in Western Desert, Italy & NW Europe from D Day onwards (50th Div.). Roll of Hon. (WW2) & awards (WW1 & WW2). Valuable record & now unobtainable. VG with presentation inscrip. from the author. See illustration on our website.   £45
SANDILANDS (Brig-Gen. J.W., CB, CMG, DSO) A Lancashire Brigade in France. 1st Ed., 84pp., portrait frontis., 9 other portraits (commanding officers of bns.). Business Newspapers Ltd. [1919].  #55977
[HLMainPic] History of 104th Brigade, formed Jan. 1915 consisting of 17th, 18th & 20th (S) Bns. Lancashire Fusiliers & 3rd (S) Bn. Manchester Regt. In 1917 the latter two battalions were disbanded & replaced by 19th (S) Bn. DLI. Served with 35th Div. in France & Flanders from Jan. 1916 onwards, inc. Somme, Arras, Passchendaele, Final Advance. &c. Useful & very scarce history by the brigade commander. Orig. red cloth, titled & dec. in black to front & rear. Minor wear, VG, with pencil owenership inscrip. of Sapper R.F. Clench, 35th Div. Signal Coy. RE. See illustration on our website.   £95
VANE (Col. Hon. W.L.) The Durham Light Infantry. 1st Ed., xii+334pp., 4to, 10 plates. G&P. 1914  #54609
[HLMainPic] Raising in 1756 to 1914, inc. Walcheren, Peninsula, Crimea, Persia, NZ, Boer War. Officers' services. Orig. green cloth, gilt, somewhat stained & a little worn but generally VG with armorial bookplates of Alderman Edward Wooler of Darlington & Charles Walter Gregson, plus presentation inscrip. from the author to Edward Wooler. See illustration on our website.   £65
VEITCH (Major E. Hardinge, MC, TD) 8th Bn. The Durham Light Infantry 1793-1926. 1st Ed., xvi+281pp., 4to, portrait frontis., 17 plates, 18 maps in end-pocket. Durham: J.H. Veitch & Sons Ltd. 1926  #55173
[HLMainPic] Almost entirely WW1, Western Front 1914-18 inc. 2nd Ypres, Somme, Arras, 3rd Ypres &c. Nominal roll, Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, blocked in black, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125

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