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PRISONER FIVE-ONE-ELEVEN by  Trooper Donald Harry Laird - Signed First Edition - 1919 - from johnson rare books & archives (SKU: 64451)

PRISONER FIVE-ONE-ELEVEN

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PRISONER FIVE-ONE-ELEVEN

by Laird, Trooper Donald Harry

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Toronto: Ontario Press, Limited, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Frontispiece portrait. Toronto: Ontario Press, Limited, 1919. First edition. A member of the 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion, Laird was wounded and captured at Mount Sorrel in June 1916. He was a prisoner of war in Germany until being included in a POW exchange that sent him to Switzerland, where a specialist was able to repair his wounded hip and paralyzed leg. Signed by Laird on the frontispiece. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with black stamping. Partially erased period previous owner's signature to the front flyleaf. Some general shelfwear to the boards; otherwise very good.

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Bookseller
johnson rare books & archives US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
64451
Title
PRISONER FIVE-ONE-ELEVEN
Author
Laird, Trooper Donald Harry
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Ontario Press, Limited
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date published
1919
Keywords
World War I, Military History, Prisoner of War, Canadian Army

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Established in 1981, johnson rare books & archives is located in the heart of downtown Covina, about 20 miles east of Los Angeles. Our shop is currently open by appointment only and houses an inventory of some 30,000 titles, ranging from the general second-hand to the truly antiquarian. For more information, visit our website at www.johnsonrarebooks.com or call 1-626-967-1888.

Glossary

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.

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