- Bookshop: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (United Kingdom)
- Publishing year: [1923-31]
- Publisher: Thornton Butterworth
- Subjects: World war i, Military
- Shipment weight: 750 g
6 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, First Impression, with numerous plates and maps (the latter on japon and a number folding), and large folding coloured map at end of final volume; original navy cloth, boards blocked and lettered in blind, gilt backs, fore-edges lightly spotted as often, small pulls at head and tail of fourth volume, a very good, clean, crisp set in original bindings with all gilt bright and vibrant. The set comprises Vol. I: 1911-1914 (first impression, 1923); Vol. II: 1915 (first impression, 1923); Vol. III: 1916-1918 Part I (first impression, 1927); Vol. IV: 1916-1918 Part II (first impression, 1927); Vol. V: The Aftermath (first impression, 1929); Vol. VI: The Eastern Front (first impression, 1931). The following points (none unduly detracting) should be noted: third volume: small Day's Library label on upper board [only]; fourth volume: errata slip, WH Smith bookplate on front paste-down [only]; fifth volume: neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; sixth volume: neat inscription on half-title. COMPLETE SETS IN THE ORIGINAL BINDING ARE SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Cohen A69.2(I-VI).a; Langworth p.105; Woods/ICS A31(ab).