Seymour, Charles (Arranged as a Narrative by)., Houghton Mifflin Co., nd, c1926, cloth, slight wear, name on ffep & light foxing of rep w/few light spots on rear cover o/w vg (no dj), 508 pp w/index, B & W illus., Sm 4to, "From Neutrality to War 1915-1917"
Very Good + No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. A photo of this book is available. Very-good+, clean copy of this 1926 hardback. NO writing, marks ortears inside book. Tight spine, clean pages. NO foxing-pages show only slight tanning. Illustrated-inluding frontispiece photo of Colonel House walking with President Wilson in New York in 1915. 471 pages. Tight spine, clean pages. Charles Seymour was Sterling Professor of History, Yale University. Deep-red boards with gilt lettering. Boards are clean and bright, show light wear. Includes many letters from President Wilson to House. PARTIAL CONTENTS: Backgrounds (1858-1911); Beginnings of a Friendship; Building A Cabinet; The Silent Partner; The Administration Starts Work; Aspects of Foreign Policy; A Pan-American Pact; The Great Adventure; Wilson and the War; Plans of Mediation; A Quest for Peace; The Freedom of the Seas; Submarine Versus Blockade.
BOSTON HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY 1926 viii, 508pp NO DUSTJACKET HARDCOVER, RED CLOTH WITH GILT TITLES ON FRONT AND SPINE. 1ST EDITION FRONTIS MINOR RUBBING OF FRONT BOARD, SLIGHT YELLOWING AT EDGES OF EP, S. VG+/-
Good in Fair jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Edward Mandell House became a close advisor to President Woodrow Wilson. Their friendship ended in 1919 over a disagreement concerning the negotiations following World War I. A two volume set. Red boards with gilt lettering and top edge. Volume 1: Behind the Political Curtain, 1912-1915., frontis, 471 pp., 9 photos. Volume 2: From Neutrality to War, 1915-1917, frontis, 508 pp., 8 photos, 1 political map of the 1916 election. Both volumes have moderate lower edge wear and rubbing, previous owner name dated 1936-37 on front free endpapers, clean text with some pages uncut, tight binding. Jacket is worn, slightly chipped, and mended with tape. [weight: 6 lbs]
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