Articles cut from the London Times London: 1914.
Scrapbook. Folio. Scrapbook. Approx. 15" x 10.5".  alphabetized thumb index pages with written contents, 119 pages with 63 pages used for pasted down news clippings. Pages 64-119 are blank. Green cloth covered boards with leather corners and edges. No spine. Gilt stamp title "News Cuttings" stamped on the front cover. Extra news pages of World War I action tipped in between the various page numbers. The news articles, are chronologically pasted down or tipped in and all appear to be from the London Times newspaper. The first articles are dated August 1, 1914 and the last article is dated October 1, 1914. Some pencil dates and page numbers written in the upper corners. Edge wear, flaking, and some loose clippings inside. Some scattered glue stains to the pages. A partial cut piece of cardboard with an inscription written on one side (not legible) and the name of "A Martin-Leake" written on the other side was found inside the Scrapbook. Many of the articles have map illustrations of battle. World War I officially started July 28, 1914. These articles provide a first hand, daily report of the early stages of World War I in Europe. Fair. Item #15338
From wikipedia: Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Martin-Leake, VC & Bar, VD (4 April 1874 – 22 June 1953) was a British physician, officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps and a double recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Martin-Leake was the first of only three men to be awarded the VC twice, the others being Noel Godfrey Chavasse and Charles Upham.