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Blunderbuss [4th No., August, 1917.]; Being the Book of the 5th Officer Cadet Battalion,
Cambridge, England: Trinity College, 1917. Presumed first printing thus. Wraps. 81, [1], xix pages. Frontis. Other Illustrations. Advertisements (some with color). Roll of Cadets. Printed at the University Press. Cover has some wear and soiling. Pencil erasure residue on first page. Montagu Butler was the son of a previous Headmaster of Harrow School. Educated at Harrow and Trinity College. He married his second wife in 1888, a very young Agnata Frances Ramsay who in 1887 attained the highest marks in the Classical Tripos at Cambridge. His son was the historian Sir James Butler. A talented and versatile Latinist, Butler achieved fame as one of the most adept British composers of Latin (and Greek) verse in the 19th and 20th centuries. Similarly to his father he served as headmaster of Harrow (1859 to 1885). He was then appointed Dean of Gloucester Cathedral in 1885 and was also Master of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1886 to 1918, Vice Chancellor of the University, 1889–1890. He influenced many young people, including Stanley Baldwin (Prime Minister); Lord Davidson (Archbishop of Canterbury); Galsworthy of the Forsyte Saga; 10 bishops; 17 judges; 4 viceroys; 12 governors; 12 ambassadors; 33 privy councillors; and 64 generals.
[Book #72469]
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The Diary of a Staff Officer (Air Intelligence Liaison Officer) at Advanced Headquarters, North B.A.F.F. 1940
London: Methuen & Co. ltd, [1941]. Fourth Edition. 19 cm, 79, maps, glossary of abbreviations, front DJ flap price clipped, DJ worn and soiled: small tears, small pieces missing.
[Book #21124]
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A General's Letters to His Son on Obtaining His Commission
London: Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1917. 18 cm, 115, some foxing to text, bookplate inside front board, board worn, ding at top edge of front board, Hugh Rees slip bound in.
[Book #21096]
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Poems From the Desert
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1944. 46, boards somewhat soiled and worn, ink note and pencil erasure on front endpaper. Foreword by General Sir Bernard Montgomery.
[Book #31107]
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Punch, or The London Charivari, Volume CLV, July - December, 1918
London: Punch, 1918. 428, profusely illus., bookplate inside front board, some foxing, boards scuffed, some wear and small tears to edges of spine.
[Book #7311]
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The True Blue: The Life and Adventures of Colonel Fred Burnaby, 1842-85. Michael Alexander.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First U.K.? Edition. 23 cm, 215, illus., color frontis illus., maps, footnotes, bibliography, boards somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #55060]
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The Army in 1906: A Policy and a Vindication. H. O. Arnold-Forster.
London: John Murray, 1906. 568, tables, appendices, index, pp. 225-240 creased at lower inside corner, binding shaken, bds weak, discolor ins bds & flyleaves.
[Book #13866]
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Life of Lord Kitchener. George Compton Archibald Arthur.
London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1920. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 1085 total, 3-vol. set, illus., fold-out maps, footnotes, errata, index, pencil underlining on a few pages, boards scuffed & spotted.
[Book #21369]
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Britain and Her Army, 1509-1970: A Military, Political and Social Survey. Correlli Barnett.
New York: William A. Morrow & Company, 1970. 530, illus., maps, references, bibliography, index, bookplate ins fr bd, DJ somewhat worn, small chips to DJ edges.
[Book #49501]
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The North-West Frontier; British India and Afghanistan, A Pictorial History 1839-1947. Michael Barthorp.
Poole, New Orchard Editions, 1986. Reprint edition, presumed first printing. Hardcover. viii, 184 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Appendix: Chronological Tables of North-West Frontier Campaigns, Campaign Medals and Battle Honours. Glossary. Select Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear, tears, soiling and chips. Ink notation on page 182. Michael John Barthorp (died 5 January 2018, aged 90 years) was a British historian and writer, specializing in military history and military uniforms. Barthorp attended Wellington College until the end of World War II. In September 1945, he joined the Rifle Brigade under Universal Conscription and was demobilized in 1958. After some time with the Royal Hampshire Territorials, he exchanged for a regular commission in the Northamptonshire Regiment in which his family had served for three generations. Major Barthorp retired from service in 1968 to become a military historian and writer. He was a member of the Victorian Military Society, and has contributed to their magazine Soldiers of the Queen.
[Book #76576]
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Over There: War Scenes on the Western Front. Arnold Bennett.
Rockville, MD: ARC Manor, 2008. Trade paperback. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 104 p.
[Book #69054]
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The Black and Tans. Richard Bennett.
New York: Barnes and Noble, 1995. 23 cm, 228, illus., bibliography, index.
[Book #19737]
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A Biographical Sketch of Sir Henry Havelock, K.C.B. William Brock.
New York: R. Carter & Brothers, 1858. 18 cm, 305, frontis illus., fold-out plan, boards soiled and edges worn, cocked, some foxing, pencil erasure on front endpaper.
[Book #31692]
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The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke. Rupert Brooke.
New York: John Lane Company, 1918. 168, frontis illus., biographical note, ink name & date ins fr flylf, bds & spine scuffed & faded, sm pcs of paper on rear bd.
[Book #9830]
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The Life & Letters of Sir John Moore. Beatrice Brownrigg.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1923. First Edition. 286, illus., fold-out map, index, some discoloration inside boards & flyleaves, boards & spine somewhat scuffed & some edge wear.
[Book #13711]
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Unexpected (A Book of Memories). Wellesley Douglas Studholme Brownrigg.
London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. [1942]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 24 cm, 172, illsu., index, boards somewhat worn (especially at edges), corners bumped, pencil erasure on front endpaper.
[Book #26169]
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The Turn of the Tide, 1939-1943: A Study Based on the Diaries & Autobiographical Notes of Field Marshal the Viscount Alanbrooke. Arthur Bryant.
London: The Reprint Society, 1958. Reprint Edition. 637, maps, index, slight soiling to fore-edge, spine faded, some wear to boards.
[Book #43549]
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The Turn of the Tide: A History of the War Years, Based on the Diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke. Arthur Bryant.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1957. Book Club Edition. 624, maps, endpaper illus., bibliography, index, small stains on fore-edge, DJ scuffed: small tears, small pieces missing.
[Book #4300]
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The Turn of the Tide: A History of the War Years, Based on the Diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke. Arthur Bryant.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1957. Book Club Edition. 624, maps, endpaper illus., bibliography, index, top corner front flyleaf clipped, boards somewhat soiled and small dingssome wear to board corners and spine edges.
[Book #56436]
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The Battle of the Somme: First Phase. John Buchan.
London: T. Nelson, [1916]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 19 cm, 108, wraps, illus., fold-out map, library stamp on front cover, some wear and soiling to covers, edges soiled.
[Book #28093]
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The Military Opinions of General Sir John Fox Burgoyne. John Fox Burgoyne, George Wrottesley.
London: R. Bentley, 1859. 23 cm, 479, spine torn at top, some foxing to text, boards weak.
[Book #21081]
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Experiences of a Dug-Out, 1914-1918. C. E. Callwell.
London: Constable & Company Limited, 1920. 339, illus., weakness to bds, foxing to text & fore-edge, flylves discolored, bds & spine quite scuffed & stained & edges worn.
[Book #8980]
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A Time to Leave the Ploughshares: A Gunner Remembers, 1917-18. William Carr.
London: R. Hale, 1985. 23 cm, 175, illus., sticker on DJ, pencil erasure on front endpaper. Foreword by John Ellis.
[Book #26437]
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Field-Marshal Earl Haig. John Charteris.
London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1929. First Edition. 400, illus., endpaper maps, index, discolor ins bds, some foxing, bds scuffed.
[Book #1758]
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Field-Marshal Earl Haig. John Charteris.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. 407, illus., endpaper maps, index, pages have darkened somewhat, bds slightly scuffed.
[Book #1760]
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