The Squadroon
Beaman, Ardern

London & New York John Lane 1920 First edition Octavo (standard size). Wear to edges and corners. Some tearing in the cloth at head and heel of spine. Corners bumped. Spine is rolled and faded slightly. Some staining on the boards. Interior pages are very good, with only a few instances of foxing. 306 p. w/ 2 maps and 2 pages of adverts at rear. The memoir of Beaman as a war correspondent with a "squadroon" (squadron) of British Cavalry from 1917 to the end of the war. A rather uncommon WWI memoir, covering the war that spelled the end of the very unit he was embedded with. Fair hardcover (Item ID: 17894)


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