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Clarke, Carolyn W. Nurse's Aid, A. R. C.
EVACUATION 114" As Seen From Within
Hudson Printing Company, Boston, 1919. 71, [5 (blank)] pp. Chapters: Jouy, Chateau-Thierry, Toul & Fleury. Frontispiece. 5 internal b/w plates. Laid-in, an albumen photograph of the author, with her signature on the verso. 12mo. 7-7/8" x 5-1/8" "On the third of June, 1918, a small group consisting of eight nurses and three nurses' aids were hurriedly called together and told they were to go the next day 'to the front'. . It was serious business." So begins this fascinating WWI account by Carolyn Clarke, an AEF nurse's aid who survived the thick of things in France, returning to the US in January 1919.Represented by 12 holdings on OCLC, the volume is scarce in commerce. General shelfwear, with tips worn. Overall, Very Good. Grey cloth spine pver mottled grey paper wrapped boards. Front board photographic onlay: "The Hospital at Jouy-sur-Morin with tent wrecked by a bomb in the foreground." 1st Edition. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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