The author tells the story of the raising and disbanding of the Lonsdale Battalion, inspired by his visit to the Somme Battlefields and to the Lonsdale Cemetary, where lie hundreds of Pals from the towns and villages of Cumberland and Westmorland. The book includes numerous illustrations and a roll of honour and other statistics. There is also an envelope inside the rear cover containing a card “Are you a Man or Are You a Mouse” This is No.73 0f just 600 copies and signed by the author.
The glazed board are in very good condition, clean, with sunning to the spine area (see photo).
The binding is tight.
Inside, there is a previous owner’s details to the top corner of the leaf opposite the half title page, otherwise, the content is clean and in fine condition.
The “Lonsdale Battalion” 1914-1918
- Publisher: GC Book Publishers Ltd, 1993
- Signed Limited Edition
- 6 x 8.5 in.
- 138 pages