A Nation at Bay; What an American Woman Saw and Did in Suffering Serbia

Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers [1918], 1918. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 229 pp., [3]. Bound in royal blue cloth with lettering in gilt on the front board and spine, lacks the dust jacket. Includes thirty black and white photograph illustrations of the author's experiences in Serbia. Ruth S. Farnam served as an army nurse during WWI, and served as a soldier for the Serbian Army. She is the only known American woman to do so, and received three commendations from the Serbian King (Serbica Americana, Ruth Stanley Farnam). Enser 268. A beautiful copy of this autobiography, a fascinating tale of bravery and sacrifice from an American woman. Very near Fine. Item #00008035

A very near Fine book with faint offsetting to the first free front endpaper.

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