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Festubert   26 Books
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"An O.E." [Pseud. of FILDES (Lt. G.P.A., Coldstream Guards)] Iron Times with the Guards. By an "O.E." 1st Ed., xv+358pp. Murray. 1918  #59705
[HLMainPic] Anonymous personal account. The 'Old Etonian' was commissioned in a territorial regiment in 1914, shortly afterwards transferred to the Coldstream & served with 2nd Bn. in France from April 1915: fought in battle of Festubert, later at Ypres & on the Somme. Orig. purple cloth, sp. a little sunned o/w VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45
31540 [i.e. BAGENAL (Sgt. Hope, DCM]: Fields & Battlefields. 1st Ed., v+248pp. Constable. 1918  #59467
[HLMainPic] Anonymous memoirs of a quaker serving in the RAMC at Steenwerck, Festubert &c. in 1915 & in the early Somme battles. Nice 1st Edition, orig. red cloth, titled in black, VG, sp. little sunned o/w VG copy of a scarce work. See illustration on our website.   £85
ATKINSON (C.T.) The 7th Division 1914-1918. 1st Ed., x+529pp., portrait frontis., 7 plates, 35 maps. Murray. 1927  #50910
[HLMainPic] Western Front from Aug. 1914, all major operations up to 3rd Ypres then in Italy 1917-18. Order of Battle. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG with ownership inscrip. of G.W. Howard, noted within as GSO1 7th Div. 1916-18, afterwards commanding a brigade in 48th Div. See illustration on our website.   £65
ATKINSON (C.T.) The 7th Division 1914-1918. 1st Ed., x+529pp., portrait frontis., 7 plates, 35 maps. Murray. 1927  #53058
Western Front from Aug. 1914, all major operations up to 3rd Ypres then in Italy 1917-18. Order of Battle. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, ex-circ. lib., sp. rubbed o/w VG.   £35
BORASTON (Lt.-Col. J.H.) & BAX (Capt. C.E.) The Eighth Division in War 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xv+359pp., 18 illus., 21 maps. VG in dw. Medici. 1926  #59297
[HLMainPic] Regular Div. F&F 1914-18 inc. Festubert; Aubers Ridge; Loos; Somme; Arras; 3rd Ypres; March Retreat; Final Advance. Order of Battle, awards roll, col. plates of unit patches. Orig. cloth, gilt, VG in sl. chipped. See illustration on our website.   £85
CROFT (Brig.-Gen. H. Page, CMG, MP) Twenty-Two Months Under Fire. 1st Ed., xv+243pp., sketch map. Murray. 1917  #53781
[HLMainPic] Croft went to France in Nov. 1914 commanding a coy. in 1/1st Herts. (TF), 2nd Div., & went into the line at Zonnebeke; fought at Neuve Chapelle, Festubert & Loos in 1915 & became GOC 68th Inf. Bde. in 23rd Div. Feb. 1916. Final chapters describe fighting on the Somme inc. capture of Bailiff Wood & Munster Alley. Orig. cloth, slittle rubbed & worn but sound & rare. See illustration on our website.   £65
EDMONDS (Brig. J.E.) Military Operations France & Belgium 1915 [Part II]: Battles of Aubers Ridge, Festubert & Loos. Text only: 1st Ed., lii+488pp., 43 sketch maps. Macmillan. 1928  #59801
[HLMainPic] Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG with ink. ownership inscrip. to half title "Edward S. Bulfin General. Walmer 1928." General Sir Edward Stanislaus Bulfin, KCB, CVO, served India, Burma, Boer War, &c., & in 1914 was in command of 2nd Inf. Bde., performed with distinction at 1st Ypres so appointed to command 28th Div. & led it at 2nd Ypres & Loos (& is mentioned several times in the text re these operations). Later commanded 6th Div. in France & Palestine, then XXI Corps at Gaza & the victory at Megiddo. retired 1926 & died 1939. Nice association copy. See illustrations on our website.   £125
EDMONDS (Brig. J.E.) Military Operations France & Belgium 1915 [Part II]: Battles of Aubers Ridge, Festubert & Loos. Text only: 1st Ed., lii+488pp., 43 sketch maps. Macmillan. 1928  #59802
[HLMainPic] Orig. red cloth, gilt, worn & stained but sound ex-RUSI. See illustration on our website.   £35
LUARD (K.E.)] Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front 1914-1915. 1st Ed., vii+300pp. Blackwood. 1915  #58727
[HLMainPic] Luard's rewarding authentic early war experiences with an Ambulance Train at 1st Ypres & Neuve Chapelle & a Field Ambulance during 2nd Ypres, Festubert &c. Orig. cloth, sp. titling dull as usual o/w VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125
LUARD (K.E.)] Unknown Warriors: Extracts from the Letters of K.E. Luard, RRC, Nursing Sister in France 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xii+306pp., frontis, map. VG in dw. C&W. 1930  #59577
[HLMainPic] Luard was in charge of nursing at several CCSs, 1915-18, inc. battles of Loos, Arras, 3rd Ypres (she describes the arrival of mortally wounded Noel Chavasse at the CCS) & the 1918 battles. Highly acclaimed by Falls who wrote: "This is one of the finest diaries of its kind... To discover the methods, the experiences, & the spirit of the nurses in a CCS it is much better to go to her than to the so-called artists. A noble, spirited, & affecting book." Orig. cloth, VG. rare in any state, but especially so in dw. See illustration on our website.   £165

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