Swinton, Maj. Gen. Sir Ernest. (Ed.).


THREE VOLUMES COMPLETE. George Newness, (1st eds.). Vol. I : (1936). Viii + 720 pp. Vol. II : (1937). Viii + pp., 721 ' 1532. Vol. III (Supplementary Volume) : (1938). Viii + 800 pp. All Vols. : profusely illustrated with photo-ills., + some maps, plans + ills. Vols., I + II in blue cloth, Vol. III in red pictorial cloth. 28 x 21cm each. Tiny splits to ends of spines & some typical light blemishes to covers mainly on Vol. III which has faded in places & has a 1cm split to top of front hinge with wear to e.p., along the hinges ; overall o/w V.G. This is a superb photographic survey of the Great War which was originally issued in over sixty parts but is available here in the more convenient bound form comprising three volumes as follows : Volume I : 1914 ' 1916 ; Volume II : 1916 - 1918 ; and Volume III : Supplementary Volume. This was the first extensive work to use the technique of "before and after photographs" which went on to become the format of Winston Ramsey's "After the Battle" series. All fronts of the war are covered with particular emphasis on France and Flanders. A detailed text describes numerous operations and locations and it is supported by a wealth of photographs plus some maps, plans and illustrations. 3 VOLUMES.

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