New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. 2 vol. 8vo. , vii-xvi, 1-400; , v-xii, 1-436 pp. Navy cloth with gold lettering on the front boards and spines; top edges gilt. Price of $10.00 on the front flap of each dust jacket. Volume one illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Pershing, fifteen black and white plates, and with one folding map and nine in-text maps; volume two illustrated with a frontispiece sketch of Pershing, fifteen duotone plates, and with four folding maps and twenty-two in-text maps. Enser 210. Lengel 1256. The standard work on the American army in the First World War and Pershing's work and deeds as the commander of the American Expeditionary Force. Pershing is remembered as a brilliant commander and strategist of the First World War. He would serve the U.S. Government after the war as a military advisor, and his work helped to create the U.S. Army of the twentieth century. This is a handsome example of his memoirs of the First World War. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #000010376
A contemporary name on each free front endpaper, jackets are Very Good with minor foxing and edge wear.