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Colfe's Grammar School Lewisham and The Great War 1914-19. With Rolls of Honour and of Service. Edited by Leland L.Duncan.
Printed for the Governors by The Worshipful Company of Leathersellers(1920). First edition. 8vo. 123pp. Maroon cloth, with gilt lettering rule and decoration to the upper board. Top edge gilt, fore edge untrimmed. With a frontispiece and eight photographs. A hint of browning to endpapers, and just a little minor wear to the spine ends. A very good copy. A brief summary of Williamson's war record is included in the Roll of Service and the introduction includes an extract from a letter written by Williamson from the Front to his parents in 1915, thereby constituting THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOKFORM APPEARANCE. ("The Xmas of 1914 was a curious one. The Saxons opposite us wanted a truce and we exchanged souvenirs and gifts. They promised not to fire until we did. This was kept up for a day or so when we sent over a note to the Germans saying our artillery was going to begin and would they please get under cover! So ended the truce"). Uncommon.. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover
      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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