The Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer Volume 49, Nos. 1-3

The Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer Volume 49, Nos. 1-3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...precious little document, for it records the faith and courage of a gentle Frenchwoman in the midst of war scenes and it describes, at once simply and intimately, what happened in and near her village between the second of August and the fourteenth of September, 1914. From her modest cottage this plucky woman, daughter of a French oflicer, who had played a brilliant part in the war of 1870, looked out upon the passing and repassing of the troops, the flight of refugees, enemy scouts and aeroplanes. VVhat she saw she wrote down in a daily journal which she kept, and one cannot pursue its vivid pages without feeling a splendid elation sweep over one in the knowledge that the Allies are backed by such heroic and cheerful women. The book, a dainty l6mo., illustrated with photographic scenes of the country described, is dedicated to Mildred Aldrich, the author of two exceptionally memorable studies of those terrible days of the Marne fighting, and who lived in close touch with Mademoisclle Cuvru-Magot. $1.00. fSmall, Maynard & Company.) 72 THE BOOKSELLER, NEWSDEALER AND STATIONER. You Who Can Help, by Mary Smith Churchill, illustrated with a number of excellent reproduced photographs made by the author, brimming with first hand information of conditions in Paris, makes one want to dig down again and yet again into one's innermost pocket for the last idle coin which should be doing duty for the boys "over there." The book is made up of the intimate impressions and observations contained in the letters which an American Army Ofiicer's wife writes from Paris to those at home, from August, 1916, to January, 1918. The epistles are chatty and full of daily happenings, and they describe the Paris hospitals, the wounded, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860187
  • 9781236860187