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  • LODGE, Oliver, Sir [Christopher Tennant].
    CHRISTOPHER. A Study in Human Personality.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Cassell, 1918. Green boards. [2], vi, (294), [2] pp + fontispiece portait with tissue guard. The tissue guard is tanned, with a bit of offsetting to the frontispiece. Spine has soft vertical creases and a nick at head; light endpa per tanning from binding; dust soiling to top page edges; else fine, no owner names. In the scarce pale grey non-pictorial dust jacket, which has small tears and very small chips to tips of lightly tanned spine, light soiling to panels, VG otherwise . The would appear to be an issue for Canada, with a $2.25 net price rubber stamped on the spine. "A sympathetic study of a temperament of singular delicacy and charm. It traces Christopher Tenant…

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    London: Cassell, 1918. Green boards. [2], vi, (294), [2] pp + fontispiece portait with tissue guard. The tissue guard is tanned, with a bit of offsetting to the frontispiece. Spine has soft vertical creases and a nick at head; light endpa per tanning from binding; dust soiling to top page edges; else fine, no owner names. In the scarce pale grey non-pictorial dust jacket, which has small tears and very small chips to tips of lightly tanned spine, light soiling to panels, VG otherwise . The would appear to be an issue for Canada, with a $2.25 net price rubber stamped on the spine. "A sympathetic study of a temperament of singular delicacy and charm. It traces Christopher Tenant through the years of a happy childhood, merging into the uncongenial life of a great public school, which was to have conducted him to the halls of a Cambridge College, there to devote himself to the study of the Classics. Then came the War to divert him to Sandhurst, and thence to the plains of Flanders, where a life rich in promise came to a most untimely end." - jacket. Chapter IX covers his time at Sandhurst, X his joining of the Welsh Guards, and XI on his active service in France, where he was killed 2 Sept., 1917. Much on life after death. Young Christopher was a believer, as was Sir Oliver.; Octavo

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    Book ID: 19881
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  • SHEPPARD, W. Crispin
    DON HALE OVER THERE. Illustrated by H.A. Bodine

    Edition: First Edition

    Philadelpha: Penn Publishing Company, 1918. Octavo, red cloth lettered and bordered in black with a colour pictorial label on front cover. pp 326 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 4 other plates. Minor soiling to page edges, strip torn from fore margin of tissue guard, spine lightly darkened with soft vertical ridge; else a fine, bright copy, no owner names. The second book in this boy’s series. Young Don volunteers as an ambulance driver. Uncommon book.

    Book ID: 31587
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  • DUPONT, Marcel
    EN CAMPAGNE (1914-1915). Impressions d'un officier de legere.

    Paris: Plon, 1918. Later (57th) printing (first was in 1915). 12mo. Pale blue printed wrappers. (8), (iv), (323), (1) pp. Cheap paper a bit tanned; ink and pencil names to front wrapper; light spine tanning; else fine. The book won the French Academy's Prix Bordin. Experiences of a French officer on the Western Front during the early years of World War I.

    Book ID: 5464
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  • ROUCOUX, Michel, editor
    ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE GREAT WAR REVISITED: Proceedings of the Symposium on the British Literature of the First World War. University of Picardy 1986

    (Amiens, France): Presses de l'UFR Clerc Université Picardie, no date (1987). Octavo, card covers. pp 192. Near fine copy, no owner names.

    Book ID: 31911
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  • CHARTERIS, John, Brigadier-General (Douglas Haig) (John Buchan)
    FIELD-MARSHAL EARL HAIG. With a Foreword by John Buchan

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Cassell, 1929. Thick octavo, maroon cloth gilt, endpaper maps, top edge gilt. pp (xvi, (400) + 8 plates; numerous maps and line drawings in text; index. Slight offset yellowing to free endpapers, much of gilt on top edge rubbed away, else a fine, jacketless copy, no owner names. One page Buchan Foreword. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 32267
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  • MATHIESON, William D.
    MY GRANDFATHER'S WAR. Canadians Remember the First World War, 1914-1918.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1981. Beige boards, endpaper maps. (xiv), 338 pp. Numerous photos in text. Ink owner name, else a VG clean & unworn copy in a lightly used VG jacket. Mathieson spent three years visiting Canadian WWI vets and taping their stories to make this oral history, though it also draws from printed sources.; Octavo

    Book ID: 48355
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  • MACAULAY, Rose
    NON-COMBATANTS and Others

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Methuen, 1986. Octavo, the paper issue in card covers. Yellowing to page edges, else a near fine copy, no owner names. First published in 1916. A pacifist novel of World War I. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 35997
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  • THE FIRST HUNDRED THOUSAND: Being the Unofficial Chronicle of a Unit of "K(1)" by HAY, Ian (John Hay Beith, 1876-1952)
    HAY, Ian (John Hay Beith, 1876-1952)
    THE FIRST HUNDRED THOUSAND: Being the Unofficial Chronicle of a Unit of "K(1)"

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, no date (191- ), 1919. Special edition, "Souvenir to the Guests at a Little Private Dinner Given in Honor of Major Ian Hay Beith at the Toledo Club Thursday April 24, 1919". Octavo, bound in half calf and patterened cloth, marbled endpapers, spine with raised bands, top edge gilt, name of recipient (E.J. Marshall) in gilt on front cover. pp (2), (xii), 342, (6) + colour frontispiece of the author + the notice above + a tipped in sepia photographic portrait of the author signed beneath (both these leaves are before the frontispiece). Light rubbing to front joint, private bookplate inside front cover, else fine. This title was first published in 1916, and the present edition…

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    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, no date (191- ), 1919. Special edition, "Souvenir to the Guests at a Little Private Dinner Given in Honor of Major Ian Hay Beith at the Toledo Club Thursday April 24, 1919". Octavo, bound in half calf and patterened cloth, marbled endpapers, spine with raised bands, top edge gilt, name of recipient (E.J. Marshall) in gilt on front cover. pp (2), (xii), 342, (6) + colour frontispiece of the author + the notice above + a tipped in sepia photographic portrait of the author signed beneath (both these leaves are before the frontispiece). Light rubbing to front joint, private bookplate inside front cover, else fine. This title was first published in 1916, and the present edition was made from sheets of a later American printing. "Ian Hay" , a Scottish light novelist and playwright, served as a 2nd Lieut. in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in France in April, 1915, being one of the first 100,000 of Kitchener's Army. He was awarded the Military Cross and was Director of Public Relations at the War Office (1938-1941). This book, his best, was one of a string of humourous best-selling books about the Great War. ; Signed by Author

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    Book ID: 33049
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  • DOUGLAS, Sholto
    YEARS OF COMBAT. The first volume of the autobiography of Sholto Douglas, Marshal of the Royal Air Force, Lord Douglas of Kirtleside

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Collins, 1963. Octavo, blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp 384 + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has some wear at head of spine and a one inch creased tear on front panel, VG otherwise. British military aviation during World War I.

    Book ID: 35361
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