The Compleet Molesworth (Down with Skool!, How to be Topp, Whizz for Atomms, Back in the Jug Agane) For Sale
The Compleet Molesworth (Down with Skool!, How to be Topp, Whizz for Atomms, Back in the Jug Agane)
Willans, Geoffrey & Searle, Ronald
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Holmes, Richard - Tommy The British Soldier on the Western Front, 1914–1918 - ( Item 134560 )

Published in London by Folio Society. 2016. First Thus. 2 Fine Hardbacks. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Two-volume set. Bound in printed and blocked buckram. Set in Fournier with Akzidenz Grotesk display. 784 pages in total. Frontispieces and 48 pages of black & white photogtaphs in total, and integrated illustrations. Printed endpapers. Blocked slipcase. 10? x 6Ύ?. The army that fought the First World War was perhaps the greatest collective endeavour that Britain has ever seen. Five million men were mobilised – regular army, volunteers and conscripts – from all walks of life. Bank clerks, tram drivers, mill workers and farmers were transformed into gunners, signallers, army cooks and tank drivers. Richard Holmes, celebrated military historian and ex-soldier, focuses this authoritative work on the ordinary soldier – the ‘Tommy’ – who fought on the Western Front. Widely considered a landmark study, this edition is illustrated with a wealth of ephemera and newly researched photography.

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