A Young Borderer

Great War memoir of Alexander Herries-Young, died on the Somme in 1916


David Frew


William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1928
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Printing Details

First edition. Hardback, bound in the original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. 22.5 × 14cm, 236pp [11].

Full title: A Young Borderer, A Memoir of Alexander Dobree Young-Herries, Captain, The King's Own Scottish Borderers

A biographical memoir of Alexander Herries-Young from boyhood to his military service in the Great War, where he was killed in action on the Somme in July 1916, having seen action at Aisne, Ypres, and Arras. The book is illustrated with photographs, amps, and his own drawings for Psalm CIV.


This is a good plus copy, with some rubbing to the boards' edges and light tanning to the pages.

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