Great War Dust Jackets

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Moffat, Yard 1917
Briggs 1919. 1st Canadian ed. of one of the war’s best known poems. Precedes other editions
Hamilton 1930. Jacket by Leonard Bridgman. Re-issue of below Aeroplane & General Publishing 1918 (from Bob Liska)
Heinemann 1930. One of the authors many novels of the war at sea
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Small Arms Tech 1935
UK & US Eds. of this Nursing memoir. Harrap 1936 & Harcourt Brace 1936
Brentanos 1924. Jacket by Hydeman (after Nevinson) & Grant Richards 1924. Jacket by Nevinson. Novel tracing the psychology of a young artillery officer in the dirt & drudgery of war. A prize winning novel. (pseud. Of George Gordon Macfarlane. 2nd Lt. RFA
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Appleton 1918. Middleton was in the RNAS during the War. This is a collection of combat incidents (from Renzo)
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Fisher, Unwin 1916.  Pseudonym of Arthur Hobart Mills, author of much adventure fiction, now long forgotten. Sketches of life in a base hospital. Jacket by Helen McKie
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Reed Dunedin 1939 . An NZ sapper in 1917 (from JRF)
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Doubleday 1923. Novelised view of the authors experience at the front
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Heinemann 1934 with foreword by Churchill. Jacket mimics the cloth beneath (from Tom Donovan)
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Hutchinson 1923. 2nd ed. (f.p. 1921) A modern day morality tale some of which is set at the front
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Cape 1935. 22 years in the Royal Marine Artillery including Gallipoli and Jutland.
(from Nick Fletcher)
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Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith 1930.
US account of the Gun that shelled Paris
(from Nick Fletcher)
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Heinemann 1916 by ‘Midshipman’
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Doubleday 1923 (from Fons)

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Angus & Robertson 1939 5th ed. (f.p.1932)

A rather lurid jacket for this memoir of the much decorated Australian - VC, MC & Bar, DCM - with 18th Batt., AIF

(from Nick Fletcher)

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Heinemann 1918. Further adventures of ‘Midshipman’ as related to his mother, including the Battle of Jutland.

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Jarrolds 1935. Jacket by Douglas Moir

Jarrolds 1933

Jarrolds 1936. Jacket by Douglas Moir. The story of the spy Brut Verhagen

4 books by the Belgian Spy Marthe Cnockaert McKenna known as ‘Laura’ to the British who worked as a nurse for the Germans whilst spying for the allies (click here for a full biography). The experience gave her enough material for more than a dozen books many of which were supposedly ghost written by her husband.

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Hodder 1920. Operations of the Murmansk Force by its GOC & actions against the Bolsheviks

(from Tom Donovan)

Eveleigh Nash 1921 The Admirals embittered response to supposed inaccuracies in the Official History.
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Invasion 14 by Maxence van der Meersch. Constable 1937. Sadly neglected novel which tells of the effects of the War on the French families behind the German lines.

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Gundy 1924 1st Canadian ed. Novel of divided loyalties between an American father & a Prussian mother.

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Doran 1918. Jacket by Edmund Dulac
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Beacon Library 1938 (from Fons)

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Murray 1921. From the Indian frontier, via South Africa to France. Memoir edited by his wife Charlotte (from Tom Donovan)

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Hutchinson 1920 A frank account of the Greek King’s part in the War (from Geoffrey Miller)

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Angus & Robertson 1935. Realistic War novel whose hero, John Fairbairn, becomes increasingly disillusioned. Based on the author’s experiences.

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Hale 1937. The story of the clandestine newspaper ‘La Libre Belgique (from Tom Donovan)
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Seeley, Service 1916 War Correspondents view of the devastation of the War zones.

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Backus 1935. With the 46th Div. At Hill 60, Loos & on to the Armistice (from Tom Donovan)

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Hodder 1930’s ? (possibly f.p. 1924 - not in BL) A story of the Great War written for the children of the future.

(from David Ainsworth)

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Herbert Jenkins 1918 (by Aimee McHardy). A true story told in a series of letters

(from Bob Liska)

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Pevensey 1931. Superb jacket by Calman. US private at the front.
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John Walker 1924 (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Doubleday 1926. Novel of a staff corporal in the National Guard Div. & his love for a French War widow (from Babylon Revisited)

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Open Court Publishing Company 1917. An American art student in Germany during the War (from Babylon Revisited).

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Macmillan 1925. How the battle of Jutland and the Gallipoli landings were influenced by the wind and sea conditions!

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McBride 1933 2nd imp. (from Babylon Revisited).

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David Lister 1939. Entertaining the Troops.

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Jarrolds 1933 (fp 1932)

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Bobbs-Merrill 1918 (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Heinemann 1915 Jacket by Helen McKie. (from the Soldier’s Tales of the Great War series.

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G & D 1928. War-time romance.

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Hodder 1919. A thorough description of the work of the hospitals in Royaumont, Serbia,, Russia & Roumania.

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Humphrey Milford O.U.P. 1919. (Jacket by John de Walton).Tales of the Canadian Battalion Scouts in the War.

below Oxford 1925 (from David & Helen Pritchard)

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Hodder 1939. Jacket by Bip Pares. Novel set in the shipyards in & around the war. Forward by Philip Gibbs.

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Jarrolds 1934. 7th issue.

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Ivor, Nicholson & Watson 1936. Memoirs of an Irish Officer in the British Army.

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