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Rolls of Honour Rolls of Honour and of service 1914-1918 and 1939-1945   23 Books
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The Roll of Honour of the Empire's Heroes. c.400pp. (unpaginated), large 4to, portraits throughout. Queenhithe Pub. Co. nd (c.1920).  #57391
[HLMainPic] Around 200 officers' lengthy obits., each with portrait. Half white cloth, purple cloth sides. It is believed that around 13 volumes appeared in this series of lavish memorials, published for private family circulation at 5 guineas a copy. This superb vol., printed on fine art paper throughout & finely bound with all edges gilt, contains names from Addenbrooke-Ziegler (the contents between the first & last entries often vary). A very nice example, near fine. See illustration on our website.   £165
Hatfield Hertfordshire In Memoriam & Roll of Honour. 1st Ed., 111pp. Printed by Waterlow & Sons. nd  #56400
[HLMainPic] Lavishly produced work in which are listed those who died & all who served. Handsome full blue morocco, gilt, stamped on cover for presentation to Cpl. E. Roberts, Royal Field Artillery. Near fine ex-IWM & rare. See illustration on our website.   £85
20th Battn. The London Regiment 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 69pp. (rectos. only), 4to, several repro. letters, large real photo. plate of Bn. war memorial at Blackheath. No imprint/date [1930].  #57247
[HLMainPic] Regrettably this battalion of the London Regiment, The Blackheath & Woolwich Rifles, did not publish a formal regimental history, but this lavish, large format work, contains a Roll of Honour of their 1100 fallen, noting their name, rank, no., date of death & cemetery or memorial where commemorated. Orig. cushioned full black morocco, near fine, with regimental badge & battle honours blocked in silver to front. As well as Roll of Hon. the work includes a short Foreword by the compiler ("E.H.T."), reproductions of letters from former commanders & a fine real photo. plate of the unit's war memorial. See illustration on our website.   £90
The Stock Exchange Memorial of those who Fell in the Great War 1914-1919. 1st Ed., c.250pp., 4to, illus. throughout. Medici. 1920  #55280
[HLMainPic] The London Stock Exchange. Detailed biogs. (with tipped-in portraits) of over 120 Members who fell, + roll of Clerks who fell. A fine roll. Lacks ffep o/w VG. See illustrations on our website.   £50
North of Scotland Bank Limited War Record 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 209pp., frontis., c.60 portraits. Aberdeen Newspapers Ltd. 1925  #49399
[HLMainPic] Contains details of 427 staff members who served, with fine portraits of around 60 men who fell. Orig. full red calf, gilt, sl. pulled at head of sp. o/w VG.   £60
University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xlviii+603pp. Univ. of Toronto Press. 1921  #54395
[HLMainPic] Contains obits of around 750 who fell & service details of another 5250 members in the forces during the war. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, sp. rubbed o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
Glyn, Mills, Currie & Co., Record of Services in the Great War 1914-1919. Not paginated, no impint/date (The Company, c.1920s).  #50658
[HLMainPic] War services of around 175 members of the bank's staff, including 18 who fell in action. Orig. full green morocco, gilt, VG with ownership inscrip. of the writer Alan Sillitoe. See illustration on our website.   £30
National Union of Teachers War Record 1914-1919: A Short Account of Duty & Work Accomplished during the War. 1st Ed., 207pp., frontis. (of their three VCs). NUT. 1920  #51182
[HLMainPic] Roll of Hon. of school teachers, arranged under the local association to which they belonged, noting rank, regt. & school, awards roll &c. Orig. cloth, ex-lib. stamps neatly deleted, cloth somewhat speckled but sound throughout. See illustration on our website.   £25
The National Roll of the Great War. Section XIII: London. 1st Ed., viii+468pp., 4to. National Pubg. Co. nd  #51826
[HLMainPic] Service details of some thousands from the London area. Sp. splitting & some damp staining to lower board. See illustration on our website.   £15
The National Roll of the Great War. Section VII London. 1st Ed., [vi]+459pp., 4to. National Pubg. Co. nd  #51824
[HLMainPic] Service details of some thousands from the London area. Modern maroon cloth, gilt, VG thus. See illustration on our website.   £20

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