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Author Name    Kipling, Rudyard.

Title   THE IRISH GUARDS IN THE GREAT WAR. 2 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. THE FIRST BATTALION. VOLUME II. THE SECOND BATTALION AND APPENDICES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good-

Edition   First American Edition

Publisher   Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page 1923

Seller ID   29110

334 pp, 307 pp, 9 1/4" H - 2 volume set. Dark blue cloth with paper labels on spines, gilt regimental badge on front boards, top edges gilt. Double page map frontispiece in each volume plus additional maps (collated). Modern bookplate on front pastedown of both volumes. Volume I Contents: Introduction; 1914: Mons to La Bassee; 1915: La Basee to Laventie; 1916: The Salient to the Somme; 1917: The Somme to Gouzeaucourt; 1918: Arras to the Armistice. Volume II Contents: 1915: Loos and the First Autumn; 1916: Salient and the Somme; 1917: Rancourt to Bourlon Wood; 1918: Arras to the End; Appendices; Index. 334 pp, 307 pp, 9 1/4" H - 2 volume set. Dark blue cloth with paper labels on spines, gilt regimental badge on front boards, top edges gilt. Double page map frontispiece in each volume plus additional maps (collated). Attractive contemporary bookplate on front pastedown of both volumes. Volume I Contents: Introduction; 1914: Mons to La Bassee; 1915: La Basee to Laventie; 1916: The Salient to the Somme; 1917: The Somme to Gouzeaucourt; 1918: Arras to the Armistice. Volume II Contents: 1915: Loos and the First Autumn; 1916: Salient and the Somme; 1917: Rancourt to Bourlon Wood; 1918: Arras to the End; Appendices; Index. Volume I has various areas of faint discoloration, faint water marks, small stain on boards; spine is lightly cracked in one or two places, very light browning on endpapers, some spliting to paper of inside hinges - hinges are firm; spine label is browned, has edge wear, creases and small pieces missing; brown liquid stain at bottom corner of page leaf 173/174 - migrates int adjacent pages 172 to180, a few scattered small stains on pages; tiny tear/chip at fore-edge of pages 69 to 125. Volume II spine label is browned, has small pieces missing and tiny scuffs; scattered light stains on pages, spine is lightly cracked in one or two places, light rubbing a d some faint discoloration on boards, light soiling on rear endpapers, line indentation across bottom of text block. Both volumes have light to moderate edge wear, corner bumps - migrate through page corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, browning and tiny foxing marks on edges of text block, small area of shelf rubbing on bottom of text block.

Irish  Guards,  Regiments,  Regimental  History,  Histories,  First  World  War,  I,  Mons,  La  Bassee,  Laventie,  The  Salient,  Somme,  Gouzeaucourt,  Arras,  Armistice,  Ypres  Salient,  Regimental  Diaries,  Trenches,  Trench  Warfare,  Soldiers,  Officers,  NCOs,  Loos,  Rancourt,  Bourlon  Wood,  Honour  Roll,  Medals,  Killed  In  Action,  Awards,  Casualties,  Artillery,  Baggallay,  Bambridge,  Bethune,  Budd,  Canadian  Forces,  Australian  Forces,  Coldstream  Guards,  Christmas  Celebrations,  Decorations,  1st  Irish  Guards  Drums,  Elverdinghe,  Fielding,  Ferguson,  Fitzgerald,  French  Forces,  Gas,  Ginchy,  Gordon,  Gore-Langton,  Gough,  Greer,  Grenadier  Guards,  Guards  Brigade,  Gwynne,  Haig,  Hargreaves,  Hazebrouck,  Hindenburg  Line,  Rev.  Father  Knapp,  Lesboeufs,  Maubeuge,  Morval,  Nugent,  Nutting,  O'brien,  Paget,  Pollok,  Proven,  Pym,  Rocke,  Rodakowski,  St  Leger,  Sassoon,  Scots  Guards,  Synge,  Disdall,  Trefusis,  Trones  Wood,  Verdun,  Vermelles,  Vernon,  Vlamertinghe,  Witts,  Woodhouse,  Yerburg,  Yser  Canal. 

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