OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN FORCES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. GENERAL SERIES VOL. I - FROM THE OUTBREAK OF WAR TO THE FORMATION OF THE CANADIAN CORPS AUGUST 1914 - SEPTEMBER 1915 + VOL. 1 PART TWO: CHRONOLOGY, APPENDICES AND MAPS.

By: Duguid, A. Fortescue, Colonel.

Price: $250.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


596 pp, 464 pp (plus pocket of maps), 10" H. The first (and only) volume of the proposed series, produced in 2 parts. Red cloth binding with gold lettering/banding on spines, gold crest on front boards. Part One (the main text) has a double-page map at front, 8 fold-out maps and 1 fold-out chart. Part Two (Chronology, Appendices and Maps) has a three-fold, linen-lined envelope at rear containing 14 numbered, folded maps in the original plain paper sleeve. All maps are present. Both books have the ownership inscription: "Capt. J.C. Newlands P.P.C.L.I., Ottawa, 16 March 1950" on front free endpaper. Both Parts have light edge wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine (very tiny tear at top), light toning in margins and gutters of pages, light browning to edges of text block, small area of shelf soiling/burring on bottom of text block, slight fading to spine color, a few tiny scuffs/dents to edges of text block,. Part One has very light rubbing on boards - includes faint scratch on front board. Part Two has very light rubbing on boards, two very small light soiling marks on rear board, small corner tears on paper sleeve around maps - archivally taped, two small corner creases on map 1.

Title: OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN FORCES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. GENERAL SERIES VOL. I - FROM THE OUTBREAK OF WAR TO THE FORMATION OF THE CANADIAN CORPS AUGUST 1914 - SEPTEMBER 1915 + VOL. 1 PART TWO: CHRONOLOGY, APPENDICES AND MAPS.

Author Name: Duguid, A. Fortescue, Colonel.

Illustrator: Maps and sketches by Captain J.I.P. Neal.

Categories: Military - First World War,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of National Defence: 1938

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 29198

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