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In Our First Year Of War

First Edition



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First edition of In Our First Year of War, signed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1918.

Small octavo, [10], 166pp. Publisher’s light blue cloth, title in gilt on spine and front cover. Light sunning to spine, wear at top edge. Solid text block, a few points where the hinge is beginning to crack. Frontispiece from a drawing by Wilfrid Muir Evans. (Martin / Goehlert 7764) Housed in custom blue cloth clamshell case, title in gilt over black leather spine label.

Inscribed on the front free endpaper: “Mrs. Charles W. Dunn / With the compliments of Woodrow Wilson / 13 March, 1918.”

This book is inscribed to Mrs. Alice Hafner Dunn, wife of Charles Wesley Dunn. While attending Princeton University, Charles W. Dunn (1885-1959) was a student of President Woodrow Wilson, and Wilson had “a great influence on his intellectual development.” Dunn later became a corporate attorney, specializing in food, drug and antitrust law. As a professor at New York University, he founded the Food and Drug Law Institute.

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New York


Harper & Brothers Publishers


First Edition

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Near Fine


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