The First Day of the Somme 1 July 1916 [Signed by the Author] Fine / Fine


Signed. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. Reprint. Signed by author with no inscription to a previous owner, just the signature. On the first day of The Somme the British suffered 60,000 casualties, two for every yard of their front - this exceeded not only the entire infantry strength of the current present British Army but the combined battle casualties of the Crimean, the Boer and the Korean wars. No previous owner inscription but small neat owner sticker on endpaper. 365 pp. Protected by clear, removable archival sleeve.

Author: Middlebrook, Martin
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Published: Allen Lane London
Edition: Reprint
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Fine
Book Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by author

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