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Norfolk Regiment   4 Books
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George Elton Sedding: The Life & Work of an Artist Soldier. Edited by His Brother. 1st Ed., xiv+215pp., portrait frontis., 14 illus. Letchworth: Garden City Press. 1917  #60023
[HLMainPic] Sedding was born in 1882, Ed. at Radley & on leaving was "providentially prevented, by rejection on medical grounds, from entering a Bank as a clerk," instead began an apprenticeship in an art studio & proving a to be a gifted art metal worker he later opened his own workshop near Oxford Circus. He also travelled in Europe and India. Enlisted Norfolk Regiment Aug. 1914, to France in May 1915, wounded near Hohenzollern Redoubt 11/10/15 & DOW on 23rd inst. whilst serving as a Lance Cpl. in the 7th (Service) Battalion. Contains accounts of his work & pre-war travels, letters from the Front 1915, at Plugstreet & Loos. Red cloth, gilt title to front and spine, little marking & wear to sp., generally VG, rare, & inscribed "With best wishes from D.M. and E.D. Sedding. Duxhurst. Christmas 1917." See illustration on our website.   £85
HARVEY (Col. Sir Charles, Bart.) Comp. The History of the 4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment (Late East Norfolk Militia). 1st Ed., 289pp., 4to, col. frontis., 18 plates. Jarrold & Sons. 1899  #53175
Detailed record + list of officers. Presenttation inscrip. from the author. Cloth worn, some leaves loose, sound thus.   £20
HODDER (Reginald) British Regiments at The Front: The Story of Their Battle Honours. 1st Ed., 189pp. Hodder & Stoughton. 1914  #60844
[HLMainPic] A volume in the "Daily Telegraph War Books" series. Contains an interesting (but not comprehensive) chapter on regimental nicknames & how they came about, followed by succinct accounts of the histories of several dozen regiments (including Connaught Rangers & Dublin Fusiliers, Northurmberland Fusiliers, Royal Scots, 15th & 18th Hussars, &c.). None of the content relates to WW1, but what is offered is interesting & neatly presented. Orig. red cloth, titled in black, VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
PETRE (F. Loraine, OBE) The History of the Norfolk Regiment 1685-1918. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xx+440 & xix+454pp., 4to, 47 illus., 58 maps. Norwich: Jarrolds. 1924  #55245
[HLMainPic] Substantial & scarce history. Vol. I to 1914 includes much Peninsula, 1st & 2nd Afghan Wars, Sikh Wars, Cimea, Jowaki, Boer War &c., Vol. II 1914-18, Western Front, Mesopotamia & Gallipoli. Orig. red cloth, gilt, sps. sl. sunned o/w exceptionally nice, fine set. See illustration on our website.   £125

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