Harmsworth History of the World. This New and Revised Edition is complete in 15 volumes. Written by well known historians, journalists and travel writers of our time and illustrated with more than 8,000 pictures. The associated editors are: A. Arthur Mee, journalist and travel writer and J.The most successful creator of large-scale works of reference that Britain has known. This complete set is an amazing work accomplished over time and published in the year when the Great War or WW1 (1914 -1918) was to soon change the course of world history for ever. The set begins with Volume 1, Man and the Universe, and ending with Volume 15, North America. It is a record of history, politics, cultures and civilization as known before the Great War.
What makes these books even more historical is that in each volume, the owner has signed his name and date: Capt. Burgoyne Johnson was Captain in the Durham Light Infantry (1911).
In 1915 he was an officer in. The Machine Gun Corps (MGC), fighting in the Great War. The MGC was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in World War I. At one stage he was a prisoner of war. Recipient of the 1914 star.Beautifully bound in part leather, these books are an experience of history and a wealth of knowledge preserved in their pages before the Great War and a world that would never be the same! Please refer to our photos for further information on condition. All proceeds go to charity. Pictures are not an exact colour due to camera, lighting etc. Any measurements are approximate only. Please take a look at our other listed items. Please note: Due to the current restrictions our dispatch times may be delayed. We apologise and appreciate your understanding. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "greenwichbexleycommunityhospice" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Korea, South, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and Caicos Islands, Aruba, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Vietnam.