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HARRIS (John) Covenant with Death. 1st Ed., 448pp. VG in sl. chipped dw. Hutchinson. 1961  #63210
[HLMainPic] Fine novel of the raising, training & services of the Sheffield City Bn. (12th York & Lancs), until its destruction at Serre on the Somme, 1/7/1916. The author worked on a Sheffield newspaper in the 1930s & knew some of the remaining 'originals' of the City Battalion, enabling him to write this evocative account of the two years it took to raised & train them and the ten minutes it took for the battalion to be destroyed. VG in sl. chipped dw. See illustration on our website.   £15

     




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