Octavo, xvi, 400pp (Vol.1); 397pp. Publishers brown wrappers, title printed on label affixed to front panels. In protective mylar cover. Label affixed to front wrapper gives publication details, including price and publication date. Volume I is signed by literary critic and playwright, Laurence Stallings, with laid-in review of the book. The book is inscribed: “For Katherine Gregory, creator of Washington and Cornwallis, this marked down Pershing [from?], who always has been marked down for her – Laurence Stallings.”
Comments: Laurence Stallings was an American veteran of World War I, noted author, playwright, screenwriter and literary critic. He is best remembered for his play What Price Glory, which he wrote with Maxwell Anderson. His autobiography, Plumes, details his service during World War I.