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The Lead Swinger: The Bivouac Journal of the 1/3rd West Riding Field Ambulance. Vol. I, September to December 1915. Approx. 160pp., 4to, sketches &c. throughout. Sheffield: Northend Printers. 1916  #65475
[HLMainPic] The first six numbers (+ Christmas 1915 Supplement) of superior unit journal of 'trench newspaper' originally locally printed & circulated within the unit on the Western Front & here reproduced in volume form. The Editor's introduction explains: "The articles were written & the sketches drawn in the trenches, the dressing station or the field hospital." Two further volumes were published 1916-19 & reprinted in the same form as this (scarcer first volume) in 1921. Orig. printed boards with cloth backstrip, somewhat worn, about VG. See illustration on our website.   £90


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