(Dwiggins, W.A.). Bordeaux, Henry GEORGES GUYNEMER: KNIGHT OF THE AIR. Translated from the French by Louise Morgan Sill. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1918. 1918. Very good Signed
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1918.. 1918.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial teal boards titled in gilt and illustrated in blue on the front cover & the spine. A small three-paneled paper label is mounted between the title and the author's name on the spine. The covers are slightly rubbed and soiled. 256 pages, illustrated with a color frontispiece portrait by Rudolph Ruzicka and 4 black & white plates by W.A. Dwiggins. A very good attractive copy.
First American edition. From the library of the World War One naval aviator Charles Frederic Beach, signed by him on the front endpaper.
Laid in at the front is a typed form letter signed by the founder of the Yale University Press, George Parmly Day, presenting the book to a classmate of Ensign Curtis Seaman Read, in his memory. Dust jacket present. First Edition.