Item #000013409 A Hilltop on the Marne; Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914. Mildred Aldrich.
A Hilltop on the Marne; Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

A Hilltop on the Marne; Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. 12mo. [10], 3-187, [5] pp. Green cloth with black decorations and borders on the front board, gilt lettering on the front board and spine. Green endpapers and pastedowns printed in black (maps). Price of $1.25 on the spine panel of the dust jacket. Illustrated with a frontispiece and with four plates. Aldrich retired to the Marne valley, leaving her Boston home behind her, when she suddenly found her home in the middle of the Western front of the First World War. These letters contain her eyewitness accounts of the combat and bloodshed. A fascinating early memoir of World War I. Very near Fine / Good+. Item #000013409

Jacket with chips and a large tear to its front fold.

Price: $250.00