POLICEMAN Y His Ballads on War and the Military. John Edward Soden.
POLICEMAN Y His Ballads on War and the Military.

POLICEMAN Y His Ballads on War and the Military.

London: John Camden Hotten, [1871]. 1st Edition. 78, [34] pp. Text in verse. 32 pages of publisher adverts conclude volume. Frontispiece. Text illustrated with drawings. Headpieces. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 5-1/4". Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board. Spine a bit darkened. General shelfwear. Newspaper review excerpt affixed to rfep recto ["an amusing set of sketches, after the manner of the 'Bilow Papers'". A VG - VG+ copy. Item #47799

Satire on war & the military. Contents include: On the Military -- On "War and glory" -- On the Folly of war -- On Neutrality -- On "How to Stop it" -- On the Morality of the Laws of War -- On "What's in a Name?" -- On Spies -- On the Side to Look at -- On "Who has got the Best of it" -- On our Impartiality, and how We don't want to Quarrel with Nobody -- Conclusion.

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