First edition of A Journal Of The Great War by Charles G. Dawes. Octavo, [two volumes], xiv, 344pp; vi, 283pp. Three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards, title in gilt on spine, raised bands. Top edge gilt, wear at edges, secure hinges. Bound by the Riverside Press. Book is inscribed by Charles Dawes to J.C. Shaeffer, a newspaper publisher, owner of the Chicago Evening Post, founding member of the Chicago Civic Opera and Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Inscription reads: “For my friend John C. Shaeffer, from Charles G. Dawes. Dec 25th, 1933.”
Comments: Charles G. Dawes was the 30th Vice President of the United States under President Calvin Coolidge and Ambassador to Great Britain under President Herbert Hoover.