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BOWSER (Thekla) The Story of British V.A.D. Work in the Great War. 1st Ed., 300pp. Melrose. nd (c.1918).  #58024
[HLMainPic] History of the Voluntary Aid Detachment movement: its volunteer nurses & their work in various parts of the UK, services with hospitals, rest stations & so forth on the Western Front, &c. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG, inscribed, with a most interesting dedication: "To. Eileen - From. Charlie. Longmoor Camp, Hants. Dec. 1917. To be as a milestone in her life's road, and a tribute to her who, like so many other young women of Great Britain, so nobly laid aside all self interest to labour in such a splendid Service as that which is recorded briefly in this book. 'Ye are the salt of the earth:' St. Matt. 5-v13.'" See illustration on our website.   £50




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