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Biblio is proud to present our booksellers' expansive collection of antique and rare World War I Books. From unique documents signed by Winston Churchill to rare maps of troop movements, there are some truly remarkable rare World War One books in the Biblio Rare Book Room, including many multi-volume sets of rare and antique books. From Rudyard Kipling notes to documents published by the United States Department of War, our Rare Book Room features some highly valuable and collectible pieces of literature concerning World War One.



The Great War (Home Library binding, 4 volumes complete) in the publisher's original shipping box and previously unconfirmed publisher's dust jackets by Winston S. Churchill

London: George Newnes Limited, 1935. First Illustrated edition. Hardcover. This is a time capsule set of the first illustrated edition of Churchill's history of the First World War, an especially clean and bright set of the striking Home Library issu...

From Churchill Book Collector

$1,260.00


The World Crisis 1911-1918 by Winston S. Churchill

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is a jacketed British first edition, third and final printing of the first Abridged & Revised edition of Churchill's monumental and acclaimed history of the First World War....

From Churchill Book Collector

$368.00


Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley. by Ridley, Elizabeth

1941. Hardcover. Good. Oblong Quarto. Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley, with three wartime Naval yearbooks & souvenir books owned by her sister Christine, a naval air mechanic in the WAVES programme. O...

From Alembic Rare Books

£250.00


The World Crisis, a remarkable set of British first editions with five dated inscriptions from Churchill to his Aunt and significant annotations by her son, Churchill's Cousin, concerning the Battle of Jutland by Winston S. Churchill

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. This is an extraordinary inscribed and annotated British first edition set of Churchill's history of the First World War. Each of the five books (the 1916-1918 book was issued in ...

From Churchill Book Collector

$26,250.00


World War I Recruitment Poster: Do Your Duty Join the U. S. Marines Help Them Defend America on Land and Sea Apply at 22 Tremont Row, Boston, Mass.

No Place: United States Marines , 1918. World War I U.S. Marine Corps recruitment poster showing marines firing artillery from the deck of a ship. 18" w x 27 1/4" h, mounted to canvas sized 20" w x 29 1/2" h. no date, circa 1914-1918. ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$300.00


All Quiet on the Western Front. Translated from the German by A.W.Wheen. by ERICH MARIA REMARQUE

G.P.Putnam's Sons, London, 1929. The first printing of the first English-language edition. 8vo. 319pp. Oatmeal cloth lettered in green at the spine and upper board, and with the publisher's original green top edge stain now all but vanished. Backs...

From Clearwater Books

£1,750.00


The World Crisis: The Aftermath by Winston S. Churchill

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1929. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is the British first edition, first printing of the fifth and penultimate volume of Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War. This fifth volume deals with the postw...

From Churchill Book Collector

$578.00


1914 and Other Poems by BROOKE. RUPERT.;

Sidgwick and Jackson Limited. London.,1915. FIRST EDITION. 8vo.(7.7 x 5.4 inches). Portrait frontis from a photograph taken by Sherril Schell in 1913. A near fine copy in the publishers dark blue cloth with printed paper label on the spine which is a lit...

From Paul Foster Books

£550.00


[African-Americana] 355th Battalion Q.M.C., Camp Custer, Mich. (Original Panoramic Photograph) by Mock, T.(heodore) F

Camp Custer, Battle Creek, MI: T.F Mock, 1918. Original panoramic photograph, 6 1/2" x 42 1/4", unframed, rolled. Near Fine, faint creases near ends, scant light soiling rear of photo. Stamped in blue ink rear -"Passed by Intelligence Section Office, Chie...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,000.00


The World Crisis, 1916-1918, Volumes I & II, immaculate jacketed first editions in the very rare publisher's slipcase by Winston S. Churchill

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. This is a spectacular, jacketed U.S. first edition set of the 1916-1918 volumes of Churchill's The World Crisis in the rare original publisher's slipcase. A quarter of a cent...

From Churchill Book Collector

$4,725.00


The World Crisis, 1916-1918: Volumes I & II by Winston S. Churchill

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a jacketed U.S. first edition set of the 1916-1918 volumes of The World Crisis, Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War. A quarter of a centu...

From Churchill Book Collector

$1,890.00


World War I Poster: Provide the Sinews of War; Buy Liberty Bonds by Pennell, Joseph ( Artist )

New York: Heywood Strasser & Voigt Litho. Co., 1918. World War I lithograph print by Joseph Pennell of a ship in naval yard surrounded by rigging and with biplanes in the sky, poster size 21" w x 22" h, mounted to mat board size 23" w x...

From Dale Steffey Books

$300.00


THE WORLD CRISIS. THE EASTERN FRONT. by CHURCHILL. WINSTON SPENCER

Thornton Butterworth Limited. London. 1931. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo (9.5 x 6.4 inches). Contains 8 mono photo plates and several maps, plans and facsimiles of letters and documents, many folding. A fine copy throughout that looks like it has never been ...

From Paul Foster Books

£625.00


Shoot and Be Damned by Sergeant Ed Halyburton

1932 Covici Friede first edition. 452 pages.Sergeant Halyburton was a POW during the first World War. The book is his account of the time spent in German captivity. Halyburton is also reputed to be the first non-officer to receive the Distinguished Servi...

From Harpo Speaks

$149.00


WAR ! SAYS PRESIDENT 2D Extra The St. Paul Daily News, Monday, April 12, 1917, Vol. 18, No. 33

St Paul, MN: The St. Paul Daily News , 1917. RARE. One of the best banner headlines of the First World War, the headline an impressive 12" high.The front page only, mounted in an old frame under glass, 23" x 29" overall, paper size 16"...

From Dale Steffey Books

$500.00


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