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Liverpool Regiment   5 Books
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HODDER (Reginald) British Regiments at The Front: The Story of Their Battle Honours. 1st Ed., 189pp. Hodder & Stoughton. 1914  #60844
[HLMainPic] A volume in the "Daily Telegraph War Books" series. Contains an interesting (but not comprehensive) chapter on regimental nicknames & how they came about, followed by succinct accounts of the histories of several dozen regiments (including Connaught Rangers & Dublin Fusiliers, Northurmberland Fusiliers, Royal Scots, 15th & 18th Hussars, &c.). None of the content relates to WW1, but what is offered is interesting & neatly presented. Orig. red cloth, titled in black, VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
HOPE (Thomas Suthren) The Winding Road Unfolds. 1st Ed., [ix]+349pp. NY & London: Putnam. 1937  #63112
[HLMainPic] Very scarce personal account of an under-age soldier in the Liverpool Regiment: he joined his bn. near Ypres on 20th July 1917 & served as a signaller, working on lines &c., until wounded near Gauche Wood at the beginning of December. Many experiences of action, training, life in billets &c. recounted in between. Orig. green cloth, gilt, sp. tanned o/w VG throughout. See illustration on our website.   £75
ROBERTS (Capt. E.H.G., MC & Bar) The Story of the 9th King's in France. 1st Ed., 133pp. Liverpool: Northern Publishing. 1922  #57488
[HLMainPic] 9th Bn. King's Liverpool Regt. (TF), France from March 1915: Aubers Ridge; Loos; Somme; Ypres; Cambrai, &c. Hons. & awards. Orig. green cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
WURTZBURG (Capt. C.E., MC) The History of the 2/6th (Rifle) Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1914-19. 1st Ed., xv+368pp., 4to, col. plates of bn. patches, 31 photos. inc. lge. fldg. panorama of bn. on parade, 4 fldg. maps in end-pocket + 12 in text. Aldershot: G&P (For the Regt.). 1920  #63912
[HLMainPic] 57th Div., Western Front Feb. 1917 onwards inc. Passchendaele, Cambrai 1918 &c. Superb history in every way, with roll of service for all ranks, casualties, awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG, nice clean copy. See illustration on our website.   £75
WYRALL (Everard) The History of the King's Liverpool Regiment. Vol. I: 1914-1915; Vol. II: 1916-1917; Vol. III: 1917-1919. 1st Ed., 3 Vols., xix+237pp., 10 plates, 8 fldg. maps; vii+247pp., 8 plates, 8 fldg. maps; 269pp., 2 plates, 4 fldg. maps. 4to. Arnold. 1928-1935  #60812
[HLMainPic] Comprehensive history, each Vol. with Roll of Hon. for the period covered. Exceptionally scarce set, Vol. III being the most elusive. All volumes are the de luxe edition bound in qtr. black morooco with red cloth sides; Vol. I & II near fine, the scarcer Vol. III a little rubbed. See illustration on our website.   £250

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