1st Edition "Thirteen Years After" by Will Bird
1st Edition "Thirteen Years After" by Will Bird - Entitled "Thirteen Years After, The Story of the Old Front Revisited" by Corporal Will R. Bird, M.M., 42nd Battalion (5th Royal Highlanders), reprinted from Maclean's Magazine with additions, published by The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited, Toronto, copyright 1932. Contains nineteen chapters (I: Ypres, II: Passchendaele, III: Hill 60 and Sanctuary Wood, IV: Mont Kemmel, V: The Road to Arras, VI: The Road to Vimy, VII: Vimy Ridge, VIII: Around Gouay Servins; IX: "Go from here...!", X: Sloopy Oppy, XI: An Old Billeting Area, XII: A Madame Who Remembers, XIII: Bapaume and Courcelette, XIV: The Old Somme, XV: Down Amiens Way, XVI: Arras to Cambrai, XVII: Cambrai Remembers, XVIII: Douai and Denain, XIX: Journey's End), named on the inside cover "CLEM. DOIRON 118 SYDNEY ST CH.TOWN" in black pen on the inside front cover, three signatures in blue ink on the title page. Hardcovered with a black pebbled cloth exterior, the title printed in gold ink on the cover, 190 pages printed in black ink on a thin white paper stock, illustrated with 109 black and white photographs and one line map showing the location of principle cities and towns in the area over which Canadian troops fought in France and Belgium, 170 mm x 245 mm x 10.5 mm. Light discolouration on the edges, small rip on p. 63-64, lower right corner of cover bent back, very fine.