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This German-born engineer, manufacturer and businessman was the first general director of the Emergency Fleet Corporation (1917-19), established by Congress to create the U.S. Merchant Marine fleet to aid the Allies in World War One; a U.S. Merchant Marine vessel named after Piez saw active service in the Sicilian occupation and Salerno landings during World War Two. IPS, 8½" X 11", n.p., 1926 June 24. Very good. Mild age toning. Handsome formal portrait in three-piece suit and tie, inscribed large and bold on the lower margin "To Bob Fauntleroy, an esteemed friend / of many years standing. Charles Piez / June 24th 1926." A striking pose by the noted Chicago photographer Moffet, who signs at lower right in red as usual. Quite nice. Bookseller Inventory # 16214
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Store Description: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.