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Edith WHARTON - Fighting France - FIRST EDITION - INSCRIBED TO HER CHAUFFEUR !
WHARTON, Edith. Fighting France From Dunkerque To Belfort. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1915. FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED TO HER CHAUFFEUR. 1 vol., illustrated, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Charles Cook who drove me along the lines, safely & well from Dunkerque to Belfort. E. Wharton Paris. Dec. 18th 1915., publisher's original gilt lettered red cloth, minor toning to title-page otherwise internally clean and bright, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine. When Edith and Teddy (her husband) acquired a car and driver (Charles Cook) in 1904. After Teddies death, in 1913, Cook continued as Wharton's driver in France including visits to battle fields where she did relief work. In 1921 he suffered a stroke and returned to the States with a pension from Wharton. Typically, she was most generous to her servants. This item comes with a "COA" - Certificate of Authenticity Who we are - D&D Galleries was founded in 1985. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Provincial Bookfair Association of Great Britain (PBFA). So bid and buy with confidence. Our inventory (largely English language only) is slightly eclectic and ranges from the 16th through the 20th centuries with sub-specialties in S.T.C. and Wing books, Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, presentation and association material as well as 17th and 18th C. British history, sets and bindings. Terms - Any item(s) may be returned with 7 days for a full refund if found to be not authentic or substantially a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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