SOMME BATTLE STORIES

By: Dawson, Captain A.J. (Recorded by)

Price: $30.40

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Book Condition: Good +


vii, + 239pp., colour-plate frontispiece, plus seven unpaginated b/white halftone plates (all artwork by Captain (Charles) Bruce Bairnsfather (1887-1959). Book clean. Spine firm, lightly bumped, and colour-faded. Original red cloth boards minimally bumped, else very good. A pencilled former owner's signature on ffep., else textblock noticably tanned. No dustjacket. With a hint of propaganda throughout, soldier/author/traveller Captain A.J. (Alec John) Dawson (1872-1951) recorded this collection of battle stories on the Somme during WWI. Illustrated by the prodigiously talented humourist/cartoonist Captain (Charles) Bruce Bairnsfather (1887-1959). Contents include: Prelims., 20 chapters. Book weight approx. 380g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post as a small parcel.

Title: SOMME BATTLE STORIES

Author Name: Dawson, Captain A.J. (Recorded by)

Illustrator: Captain Bruce Bairnsfather

Categories: Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton for 'The Bystander': 1916

Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)

Book Condition: Good +

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 013600

Keywords: Military History, World War (1914-1918), Somme Battle Stories, Anecdotes, Narratives, Dawson, Capt. A.J. (Alec John), 1872-1951), Bairnsfather, Capt. Charles Bruce (1887-1959)