SOLDIER AND SAILOR WORDS AND PHRASES.

Fraser, Edward. & Gibbons, John (Compilers).


£25.00




1st ed., 1925. Vii + 372 pp., 4 plates. Original maroon cloth; gilt to spine; 22 x 14cm. Frontis., + e.p.'s lacking, label removed from spine & 2 faint stamps, possibly ex-military training library: o/w GOOD. This uncommon collection of military and naval words and phrases, published in 1925, includes slang from the trenches and the Air Force; British and American war-words, service terms and expressions in everyday use around the time of the First World War; nicknames, sobriquets, and titles of regiments, with their origins; and finally it includes the battle-honours of the Great War awarded to the British Army.


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