Bardgett, Colin.


Limited Edition (First Edition) to 600 Copies Only of which this is no. 455 with each one personally Signed by the Author. G. C. Book Publishers, Wigtown, 1st ed., March, 1993. 138 pp., 24 numbered (+ 1 other) photo-ills., + pict., e.p.’s + a folding, coloured, facsimile recruitment poster (19 x 15cm) in an envelope. Photo, laminated boards ; 21 x 15cm. Spine faded o/w Nr.FINE. This book begins with a forty-page history of the Lonsdale Battalion and its service during the Great War which included action at such famous battles as The Somme on 1st July 1916, the Battle of Nieuport and at Passchendaele and Arras. The next fifty-pages present the Roll of Honour for Officers and Other Ranks, followed by 24 photographs and descriptions of individuals and groups of the Lonsdale Battalion. The book concludes with a list of Honours and Awards and a folding, coloured, facsimile recruitment poster in an envelope. Limited First Edition being No. 455 of just 600 Copies, Signed by the Author.

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