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Rolls of Honour Rolls of Honour and of service 1914-1918 and 1939-1945   60 Books
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Denny & Dunipace Roll of Honour: The Great War 1914-18. 1st Ed., 116pp., 17 plates. Printed by Banks & Co., Edinburgh, ?for the Parish Councils. nd  #57756
[HLMainPic] Roll of service of 902 men from these Scottish parishes, of whom 154 were killed, leaving 39 war widows & 88 orphans in the district. 31 men earned decorations & 16 were PoWs. Orig. half black morocco, gilt, very nice copy, VG throughout. See illustration on our website.   £75
Lloyds Bank Limited: Photographs of the members of the Directorate & Staff who lost their lives during the Great War, 1914-1918. 1st Ed., [viii]+137pp., 4to, portraits throughout. [Lloyds Bank. 1923].  #59852
[HLMainPic] Approx. 680 portrait photos. of fallen staff. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little wear, nice copy & rare. See illustrations on our website.   £125
The House of Commons Book of Remembrance 1914-1918. Comp. & Ed. by E.W. Moss-Blundell. xii+196pp., col. frontis. VG in chipped dw. Elkin Mathews & Marrot. 1931  #59532
[HLMainPic] Biographies of 22 MPs killed in the war, also around 100 MP's sons, seven officers of the House of Commons & their sons who fell. Qtr. vellum, gilt, blue cloth boards, sp. stained, internally VG. See illustrations on our website.   £120
Tonbridge School & The Great War of 1914-1919: A Record of the Services of Tonbridgians in the Great War of 1914-1919. xvi+632pp., c.100 plates. Whitefriars Press. 1923  #59418
[HLMainPic] Excellent, substantial roll with detailed service records of some 2200, with long obits. & portraits of 415 who fell. Orig. cloth, VG. See illustrations on our website.   £65
Port of London Authority: The Great War 1914-1918. Staff Record. 1st Ed., [ii]+223pp., 4to. Printed by Truscotts for The PLA. nd (c.1920s).  #59394
[HLMainPic] Contains a roll of staff members on military service showing their Grade in the Authority's Service; Army (&c.) Rank & Date of Joining; Regt. & Date of Demobilisation/Discharge (noting those killed), also a Roll of Hon. & lists of awards. There are also lists of staff killed in enemy air raids on London & in the Silvertown ammunition factory explosion on 19th Jan. 1917. Orig. blue limp wraps with blue cloth backstrip, titled in black to front & spine, somewhat marked, sound, near VG & rare.   £95
St. Paul's Cathedral, Wednesday, Feb. 5th 1919... In Memory of the Officers, Warrant Officers, NCO's & Men of the (Six Regiments of the) Brigade of Guards who have Died in the service of their Country during the War, 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 123pp. G&P. 1919  #58122
[HLMainPic] Complete regimental Rolls of Hon. 1914-1918 (inc. Guards MG Regt.), plus the Order of Service &c. Orig. dec. wraps., little chipped, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
The Roll of Honour of the Empire's Heroes. 1st Ed., c.400pp. (unpaginated), large 4to, portraits throughout. Queenhithe Pub. Co. nd (c.1920).  #60044
[HLMainPic] Around 200 officers' lengthy obits., each with portrait. Half white cloth, purple cloth sides. It is believed that around 13 volumes appeared in this series of lavish memorials, published for private family circulation at 5 guineas a copy. This superb vol., printed on fine art paper throughout & finely bound with all edges gilt, contains names from Anderson (Charles A.)-Young (Henry Harman). A nice example. See illustrations on our website.   £165
The Roll of Honour of the Empire's Heroes. c.400pp. (unpaginated), large 4to, portraits throughout. Queenhithe Pub. Co. nd (c.1920).  #57391
[HLMainPic] Around 200 officers' lengthy obits., each with portrait. Half white cloth, purple cloth sides. It is believed that around 13 volumes appeared in this series of lavish memorials, published for private family circulation at 5 guineas a copy. This superb vol., printed on fine art paper throughout & finely bound with all edges gilt, contains names from Addenbrooke-Ziegler (the contents between the first & last entries often vary). A very nice example, near fine. See illustration on our website.   £165
University of London Officers Training Corps: Roll of War Service 1914-1919. 1st Ed., vii+371pp., 5 illus. For the University. 1921  #59406
[HLMainPic] Short biographies of 665 fallen & details of over 4200 others who served. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little damp staining to cloth o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
Balliol College War Memorial Book 1914-1919. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xii+321 & 316pp., 4to, portraits throughout. Glasgow: MacLehose. 1924  #58960
[HLMainPic] Superb production with lengthy obits. & full page portraits of some 150 who fell. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. Scarce. See illustrations on our website.   £125

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