Farewell, Leicester Square The Old Contemptibles 12 August - 20 November 1914. Kate Caffrey.

Farewell, Leicester Square The Old Contemptibles 12 August - 20 November 1914

Hardcover, London: Andre Deutsch, 1980. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. In this book, "Kate Caffrey tells the story of the Old Contemptibles - those British soldiers who, as the British Expeditionary Force, embarked for France in August 1914 and took their proud title from the Kaiser's order to his troops to 'walk over General French's contemptible little army.' " Ships same or next business day. Spine is slightly skewed and loose. Normal edge wear. Bumps on corners and spine ends. Shallow dent on head edge of front board. Light foxing and soiling to edges of pages. Text is clean. Dust jacket is price-clipped. DJ has moderate edge and shelf wear. Small creases on corners and spine ends. Light age spotting and tanning on interior. Slightly faded on spine. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 288 pages. [Item #76833]

Price: $18.50

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