By: Dawson, Captain A.J. (Recorded by)
London, Hodder and Stoughton for 'The Bystander': 1916
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 013600
Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)
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/cartoo... View More...