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AuthorSewell, E H d
PubYr1919
TitleThe Rugby Football Internationals Roll of Honour
DescriptionHardcover (no DJ as issued). First Edition. A rare and massive compilation of early 20th Century Rugby Football Sportsmen who lost their lives during World War 1, from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, New Zealand & South Africa. Forward by Sewell dated 31/1/1918. Internally variably Fair to VG: contains 86 full-page portraits to accompany each biography (a couple of additional individuals have histories but no portraits, as issued); Listed is: A 'Record of Patriotism' which records: 'Name, Nationality, School, Age, International Caps, Date Joining Service, Date of Going to Front, Date of Death'. Endpapers & title page present; Internally fragile, a few pp loose in place; and some are roughly sliced. Gilt motif to front is preserved; 237 pp. 260x195 mm. Wt. 1.9 kg packed. Photos available. Includes 9 New Zealanders including Dave Gallaher of the 21st Reinforcements and Captain of the 1905 All Blacks who was killed in France in October 1917. Very rare book
PublisherT C & E C Jack Ltd
Pub LocEdinburgh
ISBN
EditionFirst Edition
Jacket Cond
BindingHard Cover
Overall CondVery Good
CategoryRugby
KeywordsFIRST WORLD WAR, CASUALTIES, RUGBY FOOTBALL CAPS, SPORTSMEN, BIOGRAPHIES
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Order IDB012618
Price NZ$1250

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