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DAWSON (Coningsby) Khaki Courage: Letters in War-Time by Coningsby Dawson, Novelist & Soldier. With an Intro. by His Father, W.J. Dawson. 3rd Ed., [v]+185pp., portrait frontis. VG in dw (chipped with small loss at top of front panel). Bodley Head. 1917  #46708
[HLMainPic] Uplifting, patriotic & irrepressably optimistic propagandist work (although "quite disillusioned about the splendour of war" having seen the the Somme in 1916); Dawson served with the artillery in 1st & 4th Canadian Divisions & was wounded. He survived to make his living as a successful writer. VG & scarce in dw (chipped with small loss at top of front panel). See illustration on our website.   £32

     


 

 



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