By Stephen Graham
London   Macmillan and Co., Limited
9" by 5.5" vii, [1], 356, 4pp
The first edition of Stephen Graham's personal account of his time spent as a soldier during World War One, in the scarce to see dust wrapper.
By Stephen Graham

1919 A Private in the Guards

London   Macmillan and Co., Limited
9" by 5.5" vii, [1], 356, 4pp
The first edition of Stephen Graham's personal account of his time spent as a soldier during World War One, in the scarce to see dust wrapper.
£195.00
: 1kgs / : 890P33

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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition, first impression.

In the original scarce to see unclipped dust wrapper.

Stephen Graham's personal recollections of his time on the Western Front during World War One.

Graham arrived to the Front in April 1918, as a private soldier in the Scots Guards. In 'A Private in the Guards', Graham presents fifteen essays regarding different aspects of his life as a soldier. He also ruminates on the meaning of way and the human cost that comes with having an elite military unit. 

Essays include 'Notes on Discipline', 'Espirit de Corps', 'War the Brutaliser', 'France Under the Cloud', 'The March to the Rhine', and more.

Graham was a journalist and travel writer, who is best known for his works on travels during pre-revolutionary Russia.

Four pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

Condition

In the original publisher’s cloth binding, in the original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. A few light marks to the boards. Dust wrapper is edge worn, with chips and tears, heavier to the head of the rear wrap, and head of the front wrap. Spine is a little age-toned, with some light handling marks to the wraps. Rear joint is torn. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Near Fine

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