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.....SOLD.....1915 My Year of the Great War by Frederick Palmer $20
Click Here for Product Details! 1915 My Year of the Great War by Frederick Palmer. 464 pages this orange cloth bound hard cover book was the 5th printing in December of that year (1915). Written by one of the truly great war correspondents this book regales the reader with Palmer’s account of his experiences as a journalist, starting the day WWI was declared.
1994 The Fighting Nation Lord Kitchener and His Armies by A.J. Smithers $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1994 The Fighting Nation Lord Kitchener and His Armies by A.J. Smithers. Hard cover with dust jacket in very good condition. 208 pages with numerous photos of the British Army in WW I. Traces the reforms instituted and the units raised by Lord Kitchener as War Minister in the ealy years of WW I
1920 A Guide To the Military History of the World War 1914 - 1918 by Thomas G. Frothingham $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1920 A Guide To the Military History of the World War 1914 - 1918 by Thomas G. Frothingham. Hard cover book with no dust jacket in good condition detailing WW I including maps and diagrams. 365 pages probable First Edition.
1916 Rhymes of a Red Cross Man by Robert W. Service $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1916 Rhymes of a Red Cross Man by Robert W. Service. Hard cover book in good used condition with some wear and tear to cover edges and corners. Book of poems by the author of "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee" and "Songs of a Sourdough". (We have that book available too. Not listed as yet).
1907 The Message by A. J. Dawson $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1907 The Message by A. J. Dawson. Hard cover book in good condition this is illustrated with colour sketches by H.M. Brock. 394 pages.

 World War I

World War I (WWI), which was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter, was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (centred around the Triple Entente of Britain, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy). More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history. More than 9 million combatants were killed, largely because of great technological advances in firepower without corresponding advances in mobility. It was the sixth deadliest conflict in world history, subsequently paving the way for various political changes such as revolutions in the nations involved.
Long-term causes of the war included the imperialistic foreign policies of the great powers of Europe, including the German Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire, the British Empire, France, and Italy. The assassination on 28 June 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, by a Yugoslav nationalist was the proximate trigger of the war. It resulted in a Habsburg ultimatum against the Kingdom of Serbia.Several alliances formed over the previous decades were invoked, so within weeks the major powers were at war; via their colonies, the conflict soon spread around the world.

Here are books and other ephemera relating to WW I

1918 Georges Guynemer Knight of the Air by Henry Bordeaux $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1918 Georges Guynemer Knight of the Air by Henry Bordeaux. Hard cover book in good condion with minor wear and tear.(see images) Translated from French by Louise Morgan Sill and having an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Rare book about a French National hero and fighter pilot of WW I with 53 victories to his name. Illustrated. 256 pages.
1917 Battle of the Somme by John Buchan $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1917 Battle of the Somme by John Buchan. Hard cover book in good used condition with separated spine and owner’s label inside cover.264 pages. Fully illustrated with fold-out maps and photos. Includes the preliminaries and all 4 stages by the author of Greenmantle, The Thirty-Nine Steps (we also have that book available. Not listed yet).
1965 Flying Aces of WW I by Gene Gurney $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1965 Flying Aces of WW I by Gene Gurney. Hard cover book in good condition. Illustrated with archival photos of WW I aircraft including early zeppelin. 185 pages.
1918 Colliers New Photographic History of the World’s War $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1918 Colliers New Photographic History of the World’s War. Fantastic book full of great photos and other sketches, drawings and paintings (some full page) made by artists at the front during WW I. Good condition within but covers have separation at the spine. 16 1/2" long by 12" wide.
1916 The Story of the Great War by P.F. Collier & Son $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1916 The Story of the Great War by P.F. Collier & Son. Volume 4. The history of the European war from Official Sources complete with drawings, maps and photos. Hard cover book with taped spine corners interior good. 507 pages.
1975 The First Day on the Somme 1 July 1916 by Martin Middlebrook $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1975 The First Day on the Somme 1 July 1916 by Martin Middlebrook. Soft cover book in good condition and signed on title page. (Who by is another question). Great WW I synopsis complete with maps and numerous photos. 365 pages.
Standard Settings of Pipe Music of the Seaforth Highlanders by Paterson’s Publications $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! Standard Settings of Pipe Music of the Seaforth Highlanders by Paterson’s Publications. Soft cover book containg 100s of Bagpipe tunes commonly played by the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Seaforth Highlanders. The Seaforth Highlanders have participated in every major war since the 1800s and had 8 Victoria Cross winners from WW I as members.
1983 Years of Conflict 1911 - 1921 by Desmond Morton $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1983 Years of Conflict 1911 - 1921 by Desmond Morton. Hard cover with dust jacket. Ex Library book fully illustrated with graphic photos this volume covers the First World War.
1917 Gallipoli by John Masefield. $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1917 Gallipoli book by John Masefield. Blue/black cloth bound hard cover book in good condition, dealing with the attempt by Allied forces to attack the Ottoman empire (and Germany) via the Gallipoli penninsula. A poorly planned attempt which cost many lives and is noted more for the succesful retreat of Allied forces.
1972 First American Printing of August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsin $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1972 First American Printing of August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsin. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condion covers the Russian view of the First World War by the Nobel Prize winnerin Literature in 1970. Translated by Michael Glenny this is the first edition in English.
1917 Practical Points in Nursing by Emily A. M. Stoney $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1917 Practical Points in Nursing by Emily A. M. Stoney. Revised by Lucy Cornelia Catlin R.N. Hard cover book in good used condition. This 473 page book was probably used by many nurses and non-medical personnel during World War I. Comprehensive guide to health care and nursing with images and medical dictionary.
1977 Fighter Pilots of World War I by Robert Jackson $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1977 Fighter Pilots of World War I by Robert Jackson. A virtual who’s who of legendary WWI fighter aces are covered in this book. Immelman,Voss,Richtoffen,Bishop, Rickenbacker,Fonck and more. White cloth bound hard cover with dust jacket. Very good condition 158 pages.
1915 The World War by Logan Marshall Illustrated $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1915 The World War by Logan Marshall Illustrated. A history of the Nations And Empires involved and a Study of the Events Culminating in The Great Conflict (WWI). 349 pages with photos and illustrations. Cloth bound hard cover illustrated no dust jacket.
1920 The Great Events Of The Great War Volume 1 by The National Alumni $30
Click Here for Product Details! 1920 The Great Events Of The Great War Volume 1 by The National Alumni. Marvellous book presented to Howard Stickle Moody to whom it was presented by his father Major Frederick Moody. Deluxe red cloth binding with gold embossed titling which is an authorized facsimile of the original art binding on the French copy of the Versailles Peace Treaty.
1920 Now It Can Be Told by Sir Philip Gibb $7.50
Click Here for Product Details! 1920 Now It Can Be Told by Sir Philip Gibb. An orange cloth bound hard cover book formerly owned by a Nash Funerals and so stamped throughout it’s 558 pages. Some staining on cover, front inside cover tape re-enforced. Coverage of World War I.

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