[Cambridge, Mass.]: Printed only for private distribution [Houghton Mifflin], 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Scarce privately printed issue of these letters from a First World War ambulance driver sent from the front. Crown 8vo (180 x 115mm): xvi,129,pp, with photographic frontispiece, tissue-guarded title page, 14 photographs and numerous line drawings in text. Publisher's red cloth-backed grey paper-covered boards printed in red, paper label to spine titled in black, fore- and bottom edges edges untrimmed. Pepperrell family armorial book plate to front paste down, tiny pencil name of A. P. Andrew (A. Piatt Andrew of Gloucester, Mass, one of the ambulance drivers listed on p. 125) to fly leaf. Two light marks to covers, else Fine. Fine. Item #BB2271
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