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Trench Warfare   5 Books
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Notes from the Front Part II. Collated by the General Staff. 1st Ed., orig. buff printed wraps., 35pp., 9pp sketches. HMSO. 1914  #51759
[HLMainPic] Early dissemination of lessons of 1914, German equipment & methods, &c. VG copy. See illustration on our website.   £35
The Wipers Times: A Complete Facsimile of the Famous World War One Trench Newspaper. Incorporating the New Church Times, The Kemmel Times, The Somme Times, The B.E.F. Times, the Better Times. Foreword by Henry Williamson. Reprint, xx+377pp., 4to, ep maps. VG in dw. Davies. 1973  #55597
[HLMainPic] This edition with intro., notes & glossary contributed by Patrick Beaver. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
MARK VII [PLOWMAN (Max)] A Subaltern on the Somme in 1916. 1st Ed., ix+241pp. Dent. 1927  #54751
[HLMainPic] Plowman served with 10th (S) Bn. West Yorks & went on to found the Peace Movement. Classic Western Front memoir. Nice example of 1st Ed., orig. black cloth, titled in red to sp. with illus. of a soldier undergoing Field Punishment No. 1 to front board. VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
SHIPLEY (A.E.) The Minor Horrors of War. 2nd Ed., xvii+166pp., frontis. + 63 illus. in text. Smith, Elder. 1915  #53264
[HLMainPic] Lice, fleas, flour moths &c. In his Preface the author explains that he has ignored many others, e.g., "The minor poets, the pamphlets of professors, the people who write to the papers about 'Kultur'..." &c! Orig. brown cloth, staining to lower part of boards o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
SHIPLEY (A.E.) The Minor Horrors of War. 2nd Ed., xvii+166pp., frontis. + 63 illus. in text. Smith, Elder. 1915  #56563
Lice, fleas, flour moths &c. In his Preface the author explains that he has ignored many others, e.g., "The minor poets, the pamphlets of professors, the people who write to the papers about 'Kultur'..." &c! Orig. printed wraps., sl. chipped, VG.   £15

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