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Sherwood Foresters   3 Books
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BALLARD (Brig.-Gen. C., CB, CMG) Smith-Dorrien. 1st Ed., xv+345pp., portrait frontis., 16 maps. Constable. 1931  #56728
[HLMainPic] Useful biography, from Zulu War 1879 (where he escaped from Isandhlwana) to 'saviour of the BEF' at Le Cateau in 1914. Orig. red cloth, gilt, little wear overall, but some sl. worming to rear board, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
GRAVE (L.W. de) The War History of the Fifth Battalion The Sherwood Foresters, Notts. & Derby Regiment 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xxiv+228pp., 17 plates., 9 maps. Derby: Bemrose. 1930  #58029
[HLMainPic] Very detailed & very scarce, appealing history, Western Front throughout the war inc. 2nd Ypres, Loos, Gommecourt 1/7/16 &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig, maroon cloth, gilt, VG with bn. patch decoration on front board. See illustration on our website.   £125

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WYLLY (Col. H.C., CB) The 1st & 2nd Bns. The Sherwood Foresters (Notts. & Derby Regiment) in the Great War. 1st Ed., [xiv]+224pp., 4to, portrait frontis., 25 photos., 12 fldg. maps & plans (4 in end-pocket). Aldershot: G&P for Regimental Committee. nd 1924  #58028
[HLMainPic] Both bns. served on the Western Front: comprehensive, well-illustrated history with good maps. Awards roll. Orig. green & maroon cloth, gilt, some fading, VG. See illustration on our website.   £100

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