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War Poems   6 Books
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BOWMAN (A.A.) Sonnets from a Prison Camp. 1st Ed., xi+152pp. Lane. 1919  #62902
[HLMainPic] Poetry with war &/or PoW themes. Bowman, a subaltern in the HLI, was captured in April 1918 & incarcerated in the Offizier-Gefangenenlager at Hesepe. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, sp. dull o/w VG & inscribed by the author: "With kind regards, A.A. Bowman Christmas 1921." See illustrations on our website.   £45
CLARK (T.B.) Poems of a Private: A Souvenir of France & Salonica. 10h Ed., 64pp., portrait frontis. Nicholson & Sons. nd (c.1918)  #62899
[HLMainPic] The author also published "Rhymes of a Rifleman: A Souvenir of the Trenches" & various "broadsides." He served as a rifleman in the KRRC in France & Salonika, & verses in this work were written on both Fronts. Part of the profits of the book were destined for St. Dunstan's Hostel for blinded Sailors & Soldiers. Little chipped, near VG, & considering that this is the 10th Edition, remarkably scarce. See illustration on our website.   £25
LEE (L/Cpl. Joseph, 1/4th Black Watch) Ballads of Battle. 1st Ed., x+102pp., 17 drawings by the author. VG in chipped dw. John Murray. 1916  #58471
[HLMainPic] War poems & appealing drawings of characters, billets &c. After service in France (his bn. was attached to the Indian Corps) in 1915-16 Lee was commissioned in the KRRC & taken PoW at Cambrai in 1917. Orig. printed paper covd. boards with red cloth sp., gilt, near fine in sl. chipped dw (small loss at foot of sp.) & scarce thus. See illustration on our website.   £95
LEE (L/Cpl. Joseph, 1/4th Black Watch) Ballads of Battle. 1st Ed., x+102pp., 17 drawings by the author. John Murray. 1916  #59755
[HLMainPic] War poems & appealing drawings of characters, billets &c. After service in France (his bn. was attached to the Indian Corps) in 1915-16 Lee was commissioned in the KRRC & taken PoW at Cambrai in 1917. Orig. printed paper covd. boards with red cloth sp., gilt, little rubbed, VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
RATCLIFFE (A. Victor) A Broken Friendship. 1st Ed., 63pp. Erskine MacDonald. 1913  #59186
[HLMainPic] Pre-war poems. Alfred Victor Ratcliffe, a Lieutenant in the 10th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, was Killed in Action near Fricourt on 1st July 1916. he was twenty-nine and is buried in Fricourt New British Cemetery. He was Ed. at Framlingham School. [Not in Reilly]. Orig. green cloth, gilt to sp. & front, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
WILLIAMS (Llewellyn E., Lt., Royal Engineers) Knights Adventurers. 1st Ed., orig. pictorial wraps., 40pp. Simpkin, Marshall. 1918  #62509
[HLMainPic] War poems dedicated by the author to The 83rd Field Co. RE - to which he presumably belonged. Attractive orig. pictorial wraps., little wear, VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £75

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