MORGAN, John Hartman [translator]. The German War Book, Being "The Usages of War on Land" Issued by the Great General Staff of the German Army. Translated with a Critical Introduction. London, John Murray, 1915.
8vo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover in blind; pp. xv, 152; cloth a little rubbed, offsetting from endpapers; otherwise very good.
Uncommon first edition, Admiral and First Sea Lord John Rushworth Jellicoe's copy, with his initials and 'from E. H. B. in pencil on front fly-leaf. In this highly necessary translation Kriegsbrauch im Landkriege clearly the the German general staff treated the Hague Convention as scraps of paper.