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WORLD WAR I AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
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WORLD WAR I AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

By Lloyd Clark

(Subject: World War I - General) Published in association with the Royal British Legion. A chronological record with maps and photographs of the conflict on land sea and in the air in all theatres of war. The book aims to convey the experience as it was for soldiers civilians and commanders at the time. (Published: 2001) (Publisher: Helicon) (ISBN: 1859863388) (Pagination: Large Format. 239pp illustrations, maps) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

ORDEAL BY FIRE: WITNESSES TO THE GREAT WAR

By Lyn Macdonald

(Subject: World War I - General) Adapted from 1914-18 Voices and Images of the Great War. Small narrative vignettes in chronological order from diaries and letters, describing being given white feathers on leave by 'well meaning patriots' or finding factories at home striking for more money. The battles where the horses were so hungry they couldn't carry the weight of the soldier on their back, or where you couldn't hear the whistle to signal over the top but saw everyone else moving. (Published: 2001) (Publisher: Folio Society) (Pagination: 312pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in slip case) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

A WAR IN WORDS: THE FIRST WORLD WAR
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A WAR IN WORDS: THE FIRST WORLD WAR

By Svetlana Palmer and Sarah Wallis

(Subject: World War I - General) previous owner has written date on endpaper. Published to accompany the major Channel Four series. The story of the First World War entirely through the diaries and letters of combatants, eye-witnesses and victims. It starts with the testimony of a Serbian teenager, one of Arch Duke Ferdinand's assassins. German and British soldiers in opposite trenches on the Somme, Australian and Turks on the beaches of Gallipoli, a Polish woman enduring a gruesome siege and a German patriotic schoolgirl exposed to the pain and loss of war. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: Simon & Schuster) (ISBN: 0743248317) (Pagination: 381pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w browning on page edges.) UL-XXXXXX

$7.85

THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918: A PICTORIAL HISTORY

By John Terraine

(Subject: World War I - General) A comprehensively illustrated history with many full and double page photos. They show the battlefields, the soldiery, the leaders, and the numerous theatres from the Far East and Africa to the Western Front. As well as the land war, campaigns at sea and in the air are also covered. (Published: 1965) (Publisher: Hutchinson) (Pagination: 400pp, 200 photos, ep maps, large format) (Condition: Good in slightly marked grey cloth boards, red spine detail rubbed. No d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

MUD BLOOD AND POPPYCOCK
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MUD BLOOD AND POPPYCOCK

By Gordon Corrigan

(Subject: World War I - General) Signs of use, crease on covers. text unmarked. Re-examining the old claims of imcompetence and senseless slaughter which have coloured the popular view of the First World War. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: Cassell) (ISBN: 0304366595) (Pagination: 441pp illustrations, tables) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$4.71

ARMOUR AGAINST FATE

By Michael Occleshaw

(Subject: World War I - General) An account of British Military Intelligence in WWI. How it moved from the comparatively simple problems of obtaining information from enemy soldiers and civilians, to the development of codes and ciphers. Covers the Secret Service and its special operations, spy rings, the presiding genius of intelligence - George Macdonough, and the alleged secret rescue of Grand Duchess Tatiana from Russia. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Columbus) (ISBN: 0862874076) (Pagination: xv1 + 423pp 22 illustrations, 9 maps and tables) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

WILLS'S CIGARETTE PICTURE-CARD ALBUM: ARMY CORPS & DIVISIONAL SIGNS 1914-1918

(Subject: World War I - General) Small brown card album with cards issued by John Player & Son in their packs of cigarettes. 50 cards 1 - 50 Each page has 5 cards slotted in, so that both the picture on the front and the description on the reverse can be seen. The Album has the words 'clan tartans' written on the front by previous owner. Commences with 32nd division through to the 51st Highland Division. (Publisher: W.D. & H.O. Wills) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$31.40

THE DELUGE

By Arthur Marwick

(Subject: World War I - General) Second edition. Signs of use but useful study copy. Life on the homefront during the First World War, preceded by an introductory essay on War ad Social Changes in twentieth Century Britain. In this revised edition includes new archive material made available after the first edition and also research from several important new books relating to the war and the role of women. (Published: 1991) (Publisher: Macmillan) (ISBN: 0333548477) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$4.71

VICTORY MUST BE OURS

By Laurence V Moyer

(Subject: World War I - General) Front Hinge splitting, title page missing, endpaper detached. The German view of World War I as seen by the soldiers who fought the battles and the civilians who endured the hardships of the home front. Looks at the objectives of the various campaigns; coping with the massive Allied Blockade; the innovative and sometimes brutal efforts to overcome the problems. (Published: 1995) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850524393) (Pagination: 219pp, 24 illustrations, maps) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

PARIS MATCH: 4 NUMEROS TRICOLORES 14/18 LA GRANDE GUERRE

(Subject: World War I - General) BOUND VOLUMES. French text. A privately hard bound collection of historical issues of Paris Match Magazine from 1964. The volumes are: No.1: Aout 1914. La Grande Guerre No.2: Les Tranchees. Hommage Aux Combattants No.3: Verdun No.4: La Victoire Bound in large format red boards, the magazines are all in good condition. (Published: 1964) (Publisher: Paris Match) (Condition: good in red boards) UL-XXXXXX

$62.80

POETRY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: LONGMAN ENGLISH SERIES

By Maurice Hussey Editor

(Subject: World War I - General) Faded covers. Good. An anthology of poetry by the 'English War Poets ' The book is planned in three parts, before Marching; Marching; After Marching. Each section has a brief introduction followed by an Afterword and biographical notes on the poets represented. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: Longman) (ISBN: 0582341523) (Pagination: 180pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$4.71

THE MARCH ON PARIS
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THE MARCH ON PARIS

By General Alexander von Kluck

(Subject: World War I - General) The Memoirs of Alexander von Kluck, 1914-1918. Von Kluck commanded the German First Army in the Schlieffen Plan offensive against Paris at the start of the war in August 1914. An aggressive commander, his impatience allied with a lack of direction from the German High Command and effective French and British counter-attacks, led to the failure of the Schlieffen offensive. After capturing Brussels on 20 August, von Kluck was almost successful in defeating France, his forces being halted a mere 13 miles from the French capital in the First Battle of the Marne from 6th September 1914. (Published: 2012) (Publisher: Frontline Books) (ISBN: 9781848326392) (Pagination: xxxi + 146pp, portrait, 4 maps, order of battle) (Condition: v/g in plastic sleeved d/w. trace of prev. owner's inscription) UL-XXXXXX

$15.70

1914-1918 IN POETRY

By E. L. Black

(Subject: World War I - General) Published as an anthology for students but ultimately a good comprehensive collection by the soldier poets of the period, Sassoon, Binyon, Houseman, Brooke, Graves, Owen and many more. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton) (ISBN: 0340124210) (Pagination: 157pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$4.71

COUNTER-ATTACK AND OTHER POEMS

By Siegfried Sassoon

(Subject: World War I - General) Front cover detached but present. 3rd impression. Also includes some contemporary newspaper cuttings of poems by Sassoon. (Published: 1918) (Publisher: Heinemann) (Pagination: 64pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$78.50

THE COLLECTED POEMS OF WILFRED OWEN

By (Editor) C Day Lewis

(Subject: World War I - General) Includes a memoir by Edmund Blunden. A definitive edition of Owen's poetry using information from the British Museum, a selection of the poet's juvenalia plus several other unpublished poems. (Published: 1966) (Publisher: Chatto & Windus) (Pagination: 191pp) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$7.85

THE ENGLISH POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

By John Lehmann

(Subject: World War I - General) Depicts the experiences as soldiers during World War I and analyzes the war poetry of English writers, such as Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, and Siegfried Sassoon. Includes 58 illustrations (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd) (ISBN: 0500272670) (Pagination: 144pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in rubbed card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$6.28

THE WAR POETS

By Robert Giddings

(Subject: World War I - General) The lives and writings of Rupert Brooke, Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Edmund Blunden and the other great poets of the 1914-1918 war. (Published: 1988) (Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing) (ISBN: 0517568047) (Pagination: 192pp) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.56

WITH THE 1/5TH ESSEX IN THE EAST

By Lt.-Col. T. Gibbons D.S.O

(Subject: World War I - General) Unusually for a British service Battalion, the Fifth battalion of the Essex Regiment spent its entire Great War service in action against the Turks. It had a bloody baptism of fire when it was thrown into the inferno of Gallipoli in 1915, fighting in the trenches near Anzac Cove. The rest of its war was spent in Egypt, guarding the Suez Canal, and then in Gaza and Palestine, where the battalion formed part of Allenby's successful advance to capture Jerusalem and Damascus in 1918. A facsimile reprint of the 1921 original, illustrated by photographs, maps and accompanied by a Roll of Honour, this is a fine history. (Published: 2009) (Publisher: Naval & Military Press) (ISBN: 9781847349798) (Pagination: 198pp, maps, photos) (Condition: New in card cover) UL-XXXXXX

$22.77

WAR AND THE FUTURE: ITALY FRANCE AND BRITAIN AT WAR

By H G Wells

(Subject: World War I - General) Poor condition. No d/w. Boards faded with tear at top of spine. previous owner name on endpaper. Text unmarked. A work of war propaganda by H.G. Wells that was published in the North America under the title Italy, France, and Britain at War. Except for the opening piece, its chapters were published as articles in the press. Though proclaiming early in the volume that "I avow myself an extreme Pacifist," Wells staunchly supported Britain's war against Germany "in the hope that so we and the world may be freed from the German will-to-power and all its humiliating and disgusting consequences henceforth for ever." (Published: 1917) (Publisher: Cassell) (Pagination: 297pp ) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.42

PUNCH VOL. CXLVIII (148) JANUARY - JUNE 1915

(Subject: World War I - General) Brown boards rubbed, previous owner name on inside board. Subtitled - or the London Charivari - Readers will note how Punch ironically observes that life in Britain, particularly that of the privileged classes, carried on much as before. Not 150 miles away working men and junior officers, some just out of their public schools, were being blown to pieces in the carnage of the Western Front. Meanwhile the Generals who sent them 'over the top' were feted as heros (Published: 1915) (Pagination: 520pp. illustrations, index.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$47.10

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