Minor color touch-up along edges of spine where it joins front & rear covers, light shelf-rubbing to cover edges, else a solid very good copy. Covers the 13 battalions of the unit that variously fought on The Western Front, Mesopotamia & Palestine. Appendices contain a nominal list of officers, warrant officers, NCOs & men killed, plus a list of awards, illustrated with 13 foldout maps. This copy belonged to Harold Whitfield, who has written his name & address on the front pastedown. He was the only winner of a VC in the unit, an event covered in the volume (pages 292-293). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S SHROPSHIRE LIGHT ...
Publisher: The Medici Society
Publication Date: 1925
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description London: The Medici Society, 1925., 1925. Book Condition: Good. 1925. 470 pages. No dust jacket. Green boards with gilt pictorial and lettering. Light tanning and foxing to maps. Some internal hinge cracking. Mild tanning and foxing to text pages with mild tanning to endpapers and text edges. Inscription to front paste-down. Small bumps to corners. Few dog eared corners. Finger marks to page edges. Softening to spine with mild bleaching, sunning to spine, boards and edges. Water marks to spine, boards and edges. A few marks, wear and bumps to spine ends, boards and edges. Bookseller Inventory # 1507925364MEP
Book Description London. The Medici Society. 1925., 1925. First edition. Hardback. No dust jacket. Book is in Good condition. Boards have some shelf wear and top corners are bumped. Minor indentation to front board. Half-title page has Errata slip affixed. 470pp. Eight fold-out maps present and in very good order. Securely packaged. Bookseller Inventory # 32872
Book Description The Medici Society, London, 1925. Green Cloth/Gilt. Book Condition: Good. xvi, 471pp, with 8 folding black & white maps, original green cloth with gilt motif to front and gilt-lettered spine, covers rather rubbed and worn but spine unfaded. Size: 8vo. Military. Bookseller Inventory # 010548
Book Description The Medici Society, London, 1925. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First edition. Green buckram with gilt to front and spine. 151 x 225 x 37mm. (xvi) + 471pp. Eight fold-out maps (all present and all without marks or tears); appendices; list of subscribers; index. Spine sunned, but cover otherwise clean with only very light rubbing at the extremities; previous owner bookplate on front pastedown and name in ink on f.f.e. ('A Thorne Waite'); edges of text block rather browned and foxed; little foxing internally; binding sound. Overall a clean and sound first edition copy. NB: An extra shipping charge may be requested for heavier or more valuable items. All our 'Seller Images' show the actual item you will receive. Bookseller Inventory # 002741
Book Description 1st ed., 1925. Xvi + 471 pp., 13 fldg., maps, some outlined in red. Green silk-cloth ; gilt armorial to front ; 22 x 14cm. A little splitting to foot of spine and some light marks to covers o/w V.G. This is a history of The King's Shropshire Light Infantry in the First World War. Separate chapters deal with the services the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th and Reserve Battalions, whilst two further chapters examine The Depot and Activities at Home. Seven appendices cover Nominal Roll of Officers Killed in Action ; Nominal Roll of Warrant Officers, N.C.O.'s and Men Killed in Action ; Rewards ; Foreign Decorations ; Mention in Despatches ; Mention 'B' (Press Mentions) ; Awards of Brevet Rank. Thirteen folding maps and an index complete this volume. VERY SCARCE. Bookseller Inventory # C143B374