The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1914-1918
ATKINSON, Captain C. T.
BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY OF THE ORIGINAL EDITION
Published: Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co., 1924
Stock code: 13603
8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, 26 plates on 17 and 62 folding maps (2 large) on japon, fore-edges lightly dust-soiled; original regimental blue cloth, upper board blocked with regimental badge in silver, backstrip lettered in silver, blue top, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid down, a very good, bright, crisp, clean copy.
Complete with errata leaf. The standard record of the regiment's service in the Great War in which eleven battalions were involved. Includes ROH, honours and decorations, MIDs, units and their COs, depots and POW funds 'Well above the average of regimental histories in interest. He has done his best to procure information from officers who served with the regiment to supplement the generally scant and laconic accounts of the war diaries' (Falls). Accordingly this history is particularly well supplied with maps (albeit some of them sketches in outline). SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Enser, p.70; Falls p.97; Sutcliffe p.306; White p.105.