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Dust Jacket Collector

Very impressive. Looks comprehensive to me. I have a number of the books you list but plenty more to search for now. Will let you know if I have any not there but I doubt it. Congratulations.

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Well done Keith, that is a brilliant resource. 

 

I hope you don’t mind these late suggestions: (sorry I only noticed this thread now)

 

Forward the rifles memoirs by Capt. David Campbell 6th Royal Irish Rifles 

 

The  Diaries of Capt Noel Drury 6th Royal Dublin Fusiliers 

 

The history of the Leinster Regiment  by Lt Col Whitton; specifically the chapters on 1st & 6th battalions

 

 

 

 

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Thanks here to Jervis, who has provided me with two titles to add for the next release. By PM he has given me sufficient info to justify the leinster volume, (some regimental histories just have only a very few pages, which really would add little.

I do welcome information about published works that I have missed, which will be added to the 2021 update, along with any corrections or helpful notes on titles that are listed without additional notes.

 

Keith

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Hi Keith,

Another one you might consider for the next version:

 


HISTORY OF THE EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR
NICHOLSON, C. LOTHIAN (Author)
MACMULLEN, H.T. (Author)
Littlebury (Publisher)

 

Part IX covers the 9th Battalion who served in Salonika and has 59 pages in 10 chapters.

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KR-   Tripped over this on www.archive.org, while looking for something else.  Searched on your bibl. under "Convoy" but nothing coming up- I will have a little trawl to see if there are other runs,etc of this little mag. out there

 

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A little bit more.  Worldcat lists some more issues - the surviving issues seem, very helpfully, to have been digitised anyway, which may be a help.

 

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and the top of the titlepage for the first of those issues:

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Thanks for those, they look interesting. Although only a few pages, they are standalone items and I think worth adding to the next release. I had just been looking at the ones on Canadiana myself.

 

Keith

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So far I have 4 additional titles to add for the 2021 release, (treating the three editions of Convoy  as one entry). Any further suggestions will be most welcome.

 

Keith

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As you asked.........     This little beastie might qualify.  I think it on Hathi Trust as digital but I print a lot description from Christies when a run came up a while back:

 

The Kia-Ora Cooee. The official magazine of the Australian and New-Zealand Forces in Egypt, Palestine, Salonica & Mesopotamia, Cairo: March 15th-December 15th 1918, first series part I-IV and second series part I-VI [all published], 4°, illustrations (several leaves in part II misbound), original pictorial wrappers (minor spotting), together with -- The Kia Ora Coo-Eee News [n.p.]: September 4th-December 18th, 1918, number 3 and 5-18 only, 4° (occasional light browning), stapled, preserved in buckram case. [BUCOP lists nos. 1-4 of first series and no. 1 only of second series, no issues of the newsletter are recorded]

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There are also these items that are in the National Library of Scotland.  The BSF Library is a bit of a mystery-  if only to find out what the 4 items are, other than the other ones I have listed

 

The B.S.F. Library.

Names

Great Britain. Army. British Salonica Force. 

Publisher

Salonica

Date

1919

Physical description

4 v. ; 16mo.

Language

English

Notes

Vol. 1 is of the second impression.

Identifiers

MMSID : 993438013804341

Source

Library main catalogue

 

Title

The lady of Kalamaria.

Names

Vickers, Roy. 

Publisher

Salonica

Date

1919

Physical description

16mo.

Language

English

Related titles

Series: B.S.F. library ; v. 4

Identifiers

MMSID : 998762653804341

Source

Library main catalogue

 

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Book

Natural history in the B.S.F.

Gulliver, D. A.

[Second impression.]. Salonica, 1919

Consult in Special Collections Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored onsite)(H.S.1172(1) ) 

 

 

 

 

Highland memories in Macedonia. Reprinted from the Balkan News.

Sinclair, H. (Private in the B.S.F)

Salonica, 1919

Consult in Special Collections Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored onsite)(H.S.1172(3) ) 

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Thank you both. Much appreciated.

 

Keith

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  A trawl through stuff at IWM (should it ever open again....... )  shows the following for consideration:

    I suspect, as you intimate, that there is some more Salonica stuff in those little memoirs published across all the decades but it may need some systematic searching by regiments and units engaged to pick some of the up. Simpson's "Coming Out of the Line" -mentioned by  Charlie, is one that has eluded the British Library-  Copyright deposit is a bit hit and miss on these sort of things.

OBJECT TITLE

SALONICA DAILY NEWS BULLETIN

LBY E.J. 2550

OBJECT CATEGORY

Newspapers and journals

PRODUCTION DATE

Unknown

CREATOR

Salonica: Anglo-Greek Information Service (Publisher)

 

 

 

A short history of "The Balkan News"

LBY K. 3496

 

Notes on warfare in the Balkan states

LBY K. 71231

 

THE ORIENT WEEKLY

LBY E. 74438

OBJECT CATEGORY

Newspapers and journals

PRODUCTION DATE

1917

CREATOR

"Balkan News" (Publisher)

 

OBJECT TITLE

The ship of remembrance : Gallipoli - Salonika

LBY 15874

OBJECT CATEGORY

Books

PRODUCTION DATE

Unknown

CREATOR

BEITH, JOHN HAY (Author) HAY, IAN (Author) Hodder and Stoughton (Publisher)

 

OBJECT TITLE

THE MOONRAKER

LBY E. 11230

OBJECT CATEGORY

Newspapers and journals

PRODUCTION DATE

1917

CREATOR

S. Pandeli and N. Xenophontides (printer) [for 7th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment] (Publisher)

 

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This book was mentioned in another  recent topic.

On The Anvil  by    Leslie Ingram Crawford 1929.

 

At least some of it is about Macedonia, see

https://blogs.fcdo.gov.uk/ukinnorthmacedonia/2018/11/06/bringing-people-together-through-history/

which states the author, L.I. Crawford, was a Captain with the 9th South Lancashire Regiment

 

The book is classified as fiction in https://www.readinkbooks.com/product/19939/On-the-Anvil-Crawford-Leslie-Ingram

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Thanks Maureene, I'll check it out. Before this one, I now have 13 titles to add for the second release, thanks to yourself, Voltaire and members of the SCS.

 

Keith

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8 minutes ago, keithmroberts said:

Thanks Maureene, I'll check it out. Before this one, I now have 13 titles to add for the second release, thanks to yourself, Voltaire and members of the SCS.

 

Keith

 

     Gallipoli next?

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That's a job for someone else I'm afraid.

 

Keith

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Dust Jacket Collector
4 hours ago, voltaire60 said:

 

     Gallipoli next?

There is one already : The Dardanelles Campaign 1915 ; a bibliography by van Hartesveldt, published in 1997. I think I may have it somewhere.

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53 minutes ago, Dust Jacket Collector said:

There is one already : The Dardanelles Campaign 1915 ; a bibliography by van Hartesveldt, published in 1997. I think I may have it somewhere.

 

       Yes-exactly so.  The ABC-CLIO bibliographies were designed to appeal to moderate sized public reference libraries and above.  I recall there is another one done by the Australian War memorial- will try to dig out the details.

   As KR has pretty much finished Salonika and got the hang of the job, then we should look to keeping him fully employed.  Labours of Hercules....... one down  :wub:

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There are Bibliographies on Australian Infantry Units (1996) , The Galliploli Campaign. A Select Bibliography, RMC Duntron 1990, Fiona McLeod, There is a Canadian version too.

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On 17/11/2020 at 19:37, voltaire60 said:

Gallipoli next?

 

I have a spreadsheet that aggregates the bibliographies of van Hartesveldt and Fiona McLeod, plus some additions of my own. But it needs work!

 

Voltaire60, volunteering?

 

Am interested in the Canadian version, MartH.

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