A Subaltern on the Somme in 1916
[Max Plowman] "Mark VII"
First edition, 8vo, original pictorial cloth boards and dust jacket. Regarded as a classic account of life in the trenches during World War I, Plowman evokes a deeply personal account of the Battle of the Somme, during which his own battalion in real life, the 10th West Yorkshires, suffered among the highest casualties loosing nigh on half their men in a single day...
"On the Remainder of Our Front ---"
[STURGES, Robert Simon] Private No. 940
First edition, 8vo, original cloth and dust jacket. A rare early memoir from Robert Simon Sturges, where he recounts his time in the Tirst World War on the Western Front between 1915-1916...
No More Parades
FORD, Ford Madox
First edition; 8vo; original green cloth boards, in original dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper, 'and then " The adjutant saying there will be no more Parades", and there wont &...
Severn and Somme.
First edition; small 8vo; original red cloth. Inscribed by the author: "To Marion Scott, Dear Friend and Good Business Agent, Nov 6, 1917"...
The German Prisoner
Limited edition; 8vo; original red cloth, frontispiece by William Roberts and an introduction by Richard Aldington. This is number 243 of an edition of 500, signed and numbered by the author on the limitation page...
Four Infantrymen on the Western Front 1918
First English edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Originally published in German under the title Vier von der Infanterie. Translated into English by A...
In Parenthesis, seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu.
Introduction by T.S. Eliot. Signed limited edition; 8vo; original blue buckram and acetate wrapper. Frontispiece by the author. Top edge gilt. Signed by the author and T...
First edition; 8vo original cloth, and dust jacket. Cold Feet details the exploits of a man court-martialled for cowardice and due to face the firing squad, only to redeem himself in saving his execution party from a German pilot...
Invocation: War Poems & Others
Pre-publication galley proofs of first edition, numerous hand written corrections by the author. Many corrections are substantial, largely reflecting the published text...
Marching in Line [Three Variant Studies]
SMITH, Percy John Delf
Marching in line [three variant studies], pencil on various papers, two signed, one dated '1918' with borderlines and inscribed measurements, each sheet approx...
These Men Thy Friends
First edition, 8vo, original cloth boards and dust jacket. Signed presentation inscription from the author to front end paper. Thompson's novel is set on the Eastern Front, during the last eighteen months of the Mesopotamian campaign of the First World War which was fought between the Allies - a mixture of Australian, British and British Empire (mainly Indian) troops - and the Central Powers, mainly from the Ottoman Empire...
Come to the Cook-house Door!
WHITSED, Juliet de Key
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Inscribed on the front free end paper "Good wishes from Juliet de Key Whitsed . May 1935. An autobiographical account of the author's the service as a 'V...
Portrait miniature of a World War One Army Officer
World War One
A miniature oval half length portrait of a World War One Army Officer in uniform in an oval decorative gilt metal frame housed in a leather case. 5...
Prisoner of War Model of the Austro-Hungarian battleship Viribus Unitis
WORLD WAR ONE
A prisoner of war model of about 1:180 scale of SMS Viribus Unitis, skillfully and accurately made from scraps of wood, wire and cotton. mounted on a wooden plinth with a brass plaque, housed in a case measuring 95 by 23 by 45cm...
Two Pencil Drawings
WORLD WAR ONE
Two pencil drawings of 9th Heavy Battery position between Armentières and Houplines August 1915. Framed and glazed with original label pasted to rear with indistinct signature...
War Loss Valuations manuscript ledger for C. H. Rugg & Co
WORLD WAR ONE
A manuscript ledger; small folio; original vellum boards, with hand written titles to front cover and spine.. The entries are dated from 20th Match 1917 to 26th July 1918...
A Comprehensive Archive of letters and photographs: January 1914 to August 1921
WORLD WAR ONE: John Bostock RN
Two extensive albums of letters, photographs and documents, a unique archive from Cadet and later Midshipman and
Acting Lieutenant John Bostock R...
Collections & Recollections of Farnborough & R.F.C. 1915
World War One: BRIGHT, R.G.T (Compiler)
Album; small folio; original half cloth. An archive of letters often accompanied with drawings sent to The Royal Flying Corps at Farnborough between November 1914 and February 1915, from soldiers and civilians (male and female) wishing to join the R...
Draft of a speech made by the then Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch
WORLD WAR ONE: EDWARD VIII
An autograph manuscript, unsigned, four pages, 4to and slightly smaller. The boldly penned holograph manuscript, with a number of corrections, is the draft of a speech made by the Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch at the end of World War One and states, in part, 'This is an occasion of such unique & historical interest that I find it very difficult to address such a so distinguished an assembly...
The Unveiling of the Thiepval Memorial to The Battle of the Somme
WORLD WAR ONE: EDWARD VIII; LEBRUN, Albert
Photograph by F.W. Patrick of the British Legion, 21cm by 16cm in mount 33cm by 21cm. Thiepval 1st August 1932. Signed on the mount, showing the Prince and the French President at the unveiling of the Thiepval Memorial...