New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1929. 1st U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #003524
Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. Volume has some wear to the corners, and some of the design on the spine has rubbed off here and there. There is some offsetting to the front end paper, and a very small bookstore sticker on the rear paste down. Previous owner name at top of title page. The jacket has very light wear - just a bit at the spine ends and corners, and light soiling to the rear panel. The front panel has a crease from a former fold running down the left side. The author was a German infantry officer who was at the front from December 1914 to September 1918, and was wounded a total of 18 times, but lived to 102 years of age. This book is from his diary. critically acclaimed to be the best account of WWI combat.