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A Record of the 3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance (Four Lines) Namely: 1/3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance; Special Reserve (Category B); 2/3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance; 3/3rd East Anglian Field Ambulance, during the Great War 1914-1919. With A Chapter by A.W. Bartlett, B.Sc., On The Notes of a Naturalist With The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-1918. 1st Ed., 125pp., 2 portraits, 2 maps. No imprint/date (privately printed by Wyman & Sons, c.1930).  #59426
[HLMainPic] Gallipoli (from Aug.-Dec. 1915) then Egypt/Palestine with 54th Div. Rolls of all ranks, noting those killed/died. Orig. blue cloth, cloth spotted o/w VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £90
The 'Second-Seconds' in France: The Story of the 2/2nd City of London Field Ambulance. 1st Ed., 109pp., illus., map. Spottiswoode. 1920  #58146
[HLMainPic] France & Flanders from Feb. 1916, 56th Div., Somme, Arras, 3rd Ypres, Cambrai. Roll of officers, awards, names & addresses of old comrades. Orig. wheat cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
Two Years After, or Twelve Months of Armageddon: Some Reminiscences of A Temporary Regimental Sawbones 1915-1916. 1st Ed., [v]+105pp. Printed for Private Circulation Only. 1918  #61043
[HLMainPic] Interesting & exceptionally rare privately printed memoirs of "N.D.M." [i.e. N.D. Mackay], serving at a General Hospital in France then attached as MO to the London Scottish (1st Bn. 14th London Regt.) in Oct. 1915. Immediate recollections of service & episodes in France 1915-16 in two main sections: "A Winter in the Loos Salient" & "The Lighter Side of War," the latter in three parts, "At Home & at the Base, B.E.F.," "In & Out of the Trenches" & "In & Out of the Trenches (concluded)." Orig. brown cloth, gilt to front & sp., VG, inscribed: "With the Author's Compliments and Best Wishes - In memory of many pleasant evenings spent in The manse, Aberfeldy - Sept. 1918." See illustration on our website.   £245
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
BOWLBY (Sir Anthony, KCB, KCMG, KCVO) A Sketch of the Growth of the Surgery of the Front in France. An Address to the Abernethian Society of St. Bartholomew's Hospital. 1st Ed. in this form, reprinted from The St. Bartholomew's Hospital Journal, orig. printed wraps., 20pp. August, 1919  #59370
[HLMainPic] A concise but interesting account of the author's work as Consulting Surgeon to the British Armies in France. VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
BRERETON (Lt.-Col. F.S., RAMC) The Great War & The R.A.M.C. [Mons, The Marne, The Aisne]. 1st Ed., xv+300pp., 10 maps. Constable. 1919  #60479
[HLMainPic] The first & only volume of a proposed 'Popular Medical History of the War,' covers the first two months on the Western Front i.e., Mons, Retreat, Le Cateau, Marne & the Aisne: "In order that his account may be strictly accurate, official documents, diaries, etc., have been placed at Lt.-Col. Brereton's disposal" - from the Preface by the DGAMS. List of medical staff officers with BEF appended. Orig. cloth, sp. sl. sunned, VG thus & rare. See illustration on our website.   £90
BRIGGS (Martin S.) Through Egypt in War-Time. 1st Ed., 280pp., col. frontis., num. sketches by the author, 2 maps. T. Fisher Unwin. 1918  #51439
[HLMainPic] The author commanded a Sanitary Section & states: "The object of this volume is to picture Egypt as the soldier has seen it, from Sollum on the borders of Tripoli to Gaza in Palestine, & from the Mediterannean to the First Cataract at Assouan. It has no military significance, for it only records the trivial doings of a non-combatant who has had the unusual experience of having lived in nearly all the camps occupied at various times by the E.E.F." Orig. brown cloth, VG & uncommon. See illustration on our website.   £30
BUTLER (Col. A.G., DSO, VD) et al. The Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-1918. Complete set of 3 Volumes: Vol. I: The Gallipoli Campaign; The Campaign in Sinai & Palestine; The Occupation of German New Guinea. Vol. II: The Western Front. Vol. III: Special Problems & Services. 1st Eds., xvi+1010pp., 92 illus. (mainly photos.), 13 maps, 37 diagrams, 12 graphs; xxvi+874pp., 228 illus., maps & graphs. & xx+1103pp., 85 illus., graphs & diagrams. Canberra: AWM. 1930, 1940 & 1943.  #60720
[HLMainPic] Extremely detailed Australian Official history that gives an in-depth view of the organisation & work of medical services at Gallipoli, Egypt &c. in Vol. I, the Western Front in Vol. II (notably at Pozieres, Bullecourt, Messines & 3rd Ypres) & in Vol. III details of technical problems encountered (such as chemical warfare, VD, neuroses, &c.) together with approx. 140pp. of statistics of various kinds. All volumes contain excellent photos., maps & diagrams. Perkins 679. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG indeed apart from some minor & unobtrusive staining to leading edge of upper board of Vol. I, & all volumes are rare. Vol. I has a Times review slip & the pencil signature on half title of the official historian Wilfred Miles; Vol. II has loosely inserted letter from the Acting Director of the AWM to the Editor of the Times forwarding (under separate cover) this copy for review, including some interesting comments on the contents. See illustration on our website.   £1150
CHAPIN (H.) Soldier & Dramatist: Being the Letters of Harold Chapin, American Citizen who Died for England at Loos, Sept. 26th 1915. 2nd Ed., 288pp., 2 portraits. Lane. 1916  #59585
[HLMainPic] Chapin was born in Brooklyn, USA, but lived with his mother in London from an early age. Following her example, he became a professional actor. He enlisted in the RAMC in 1914 & was KiA at Loos. Conatins a memoir, letters from training & then in France with 1/6th Fd. Ambulance, RAMC, 2nd London Territorial, i.e., 47th Div. Orig. green cloth, lacks ffep o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
DAVIDSON (George, MA, MD, Major, RAMC) The Incomparable 29th & the "River Clyde." 1st Ed., vii+238pp., map. Aberdeen: Bisset. 1919  #60093
[HLMainPic] Rare & detailed diary of officer with 89th Field Ambulance from March 1915, tending wounded on board ship during the 29th Div. landing then serving on the Peninsula until mid-November. Orig. brown cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £225

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