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A French Soldier's War Diary, 1914-1918

By: Desagneaux, Henri , Awarded Croix de Guerre With Palm Leaves ; Desagneaux, Jean ,[ Edited] , Adams, Godfrey J , Translator

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Morley, Yorkshire, The Elmfield Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 118746


Red Boards with gilt titles to spine, 220x145mm approx. viii+112pp, 15 b/w photo. plates as called for. Translated from the French by Godfrey Adams and re edited by Arthur Taylor this diary first published in France in 1971 provides a graphic description of what it was like to live in the trenches with demoralized, unruly, mutinous men waiting in fear and degradation for the order to move into hideous danger and towards probable death. The diary concerns in 1916 (Lorrain... View more info

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HENRY CRABB ROBINSON on BOOKS and THEIR WRITERS ( Three Vol. Set)

By: EDITH J. MORLEY (EDITOR)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, J.M.DENT: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123153


Rust Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 225 x 150 mm approx. First Edition Set . Selections from the Diaries and reminiscences appertaining to English literature and men of letters of the 19th century lawyer, diarist and correspondent for the Times who's literary connections included amongst others Blake, Lamb, Wordsworth, Coleridge .Three vols complete Save vol I lacks d/j. Frontispice illustrations to all three vols VG/Good (Book- No notable shelf wear or soili... View more info

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MY SECRET DIARY

By: JACQUELINE WILSON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, DOUBLEDAY: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 122551


SIGNED Copy.Red Boards with gilt titles to spine,225 x 160 mm approx. Photo illustrated end papers, 248pp. Illustrated with cartoon strips to front and rear and with b/w photographs. An engaging memoir of the author's life as a teenager. Dating Dancing, Dreams and Dilemmas.The copy offered by us is a First Edition first printing copy signed by the author. VG/VG (Book- No notable shelf wear or soiling to boards. No previous owner name or insc. Very light foxing spots to ... View more info

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MY CIVIL WAR DIARY 1861-62

By: WILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121877


Turquoise Cloth Boards with silver titles to spine. 220 x 150 mm approx. xxviii + 268pp. Frontis + 8 other illustrations as called for. Edited by Fletcher Pratt, then leading authority on American Military history and with an introduction by D.W.Brogan the book is essentially an abridged edition of Russell's Diary published under the title "My Diary North and South" maintained whilst observing the American Civil War as war reporter for the London Times Newspaper.... View more info