Hardcover in tan cloth lettered in dark brown. Carries only publisher's colophon and "Copyright 1919" and no other printings listed, title page states "1920". xxii+ 252 pp plus publisher's ads at rear. Frontispiece portrait of Col. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. as WWI officer, with captioned tissue guard. Roosevelt was with the first division of the AEF that went abroad and served until the end of the war. Here he begins by providing an intimate portrait of the Roosevelt life at home , the role played by the former President in awakening the country to preparedness and paints a vivid picture--and not a pleasant one--of the needless cost of American unpreparedness and incompetency that cost so many lives in France. A fine, tight example. In trhe original dust jacket, unpriced by the publisher, light rubbing to the panels and folds. Uncommon. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Average Americans (in original dust jacket)
Publication Date: 1920
Book Condition: fine
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