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INVENTORY #112961

The Serjeant-Major: The Biography of R. S. M. Ronald Brittain M. B. E.

LEASOR, James

Regular price $75.00 Sale

A biography of R. S. M. Ronald Brittain, M. B. E., known as "The man with the loudest voice in the Army." Chapters: Stand to; On Parade; Local, Acting, and Unpaid; Soldiering On; The Drill Factory; Palace Guard; Sandhurst, 1924; Company Serjeant-Major; The Legend grows; Royal Occasions; And So to Mons; Stand Down.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1955
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Details:
    191p. 20.5 cm. Features 20 illustrations including 11 halftone plates. Signed by Brittain. 7th impression. Red cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering on spine. Includes colour-tinted dustjacket wrapped in protective mylar. Some soiling to dustjacket. Noticeable wear to dustjacket with several tears (a significant tear was taped together by a previous owner) and missing chips along edges and spine. Pages clean. Text clear and unmarked. Good condition.

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