Original cloth covers with gold lettering on the spine, still in very good condition, lightly frayed on tips and corners. This is Volume I only of the work published in two volumes: Volume I - Text; Volume II - Atlas. 408 numbered pages plus 16 pages of front matter. There is an elegant ink inscription on the front fly leaf: "To Art Bond - Lest we forget the days of hitting the line hard." Signed "The Baron." Was this the author's nickname?. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Military History of the World War. Volume ...
Publisher: The General Service Schools Press
Publication Date: 1923
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description General Service Schools Press, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1923. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Vol 1 of 2 Vol set. Mylar protected, full red leather boards with gilt lettering on raised band spine. No dj. Tight binding with square corners, rubbing and soiling along edges, shelf wear, creased hinges. Marbled paste downs, light pencil notation on bep, otherwise, unmarked toned pages throughout. Eight line presentation to the Hon D.R. Anthony on fep SIGNED BY AUTHOR and dated, pp 408, index and bibliography. Vol II with maps not available. The book is a summary of lectures covering the history of the Great War and the military principles behind various campaigns. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000053