Lewis, Major P J & English, Major I R 8th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945
Publisher: J & P Bealls Ltd, Newcastle Upon Tyne;
Date of Publication: 1949
Stock Code: 3697
FIRST EDITION. Octavo. viii, 319 pp with photographic portrait of Col J Turnbull facing his Introduction plus plates, maps, Roll of Honour and table of Honours & Awards. Facsimile signatures of Col Turnbull (Honorary Colonel of the 8th Battalion and author of Introduction) and Lieut-General Sir Brian Horrocks, (author of Foreword). Book Condition: Very Good. Green card wraps with black titles and silver crest to upper board. Map endpapers of routes followed in the Mediterranean and in Western Europe respectively. Covers edge rubbed with very minor loss to lower corner tip of front; spine creased with small splits at upper front/lower rear joints (3/4 of an inch max). Inner front hinge weak. Textblock edge a little soiled; no annotation or inscriptions.