Publisher: William Appleyard & Sons, Printers, Middlesbrough;
Date of Publication: 1919
Stock Code: 5436
FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp xiv, 226. Illustrated throughout; many full-page photographic family portraits including frontispiece of “Kit as a Child”. Quarter blue buckram with gilt titles and ruling to calf label to spine; pictorial paper-covered boards. Boards a little soiled with minor wear at corners. Toning to free endpapers and 5/ price sticker to front pastedown; scattered light foxing, mainly to prelims. No annotation or inscriptions. A Very Good copy.
Great War biography of Christopher York Pease “Who, faithful unto death, fell in action on the Field of Honour, at Givenchy, May 9, 1918, Written for his Children by his Father”. A poignant memorial focusing on the childhood of the subject, with brief notes on his later career. Scarce. Copac locates only 4 copies held at libraries in the UK.