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The Red Knight of Germany;  The story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's great war bird (Author Signed), Gibbons, Floyd Phillips

Author Name    Gibbons, Floyd Phillips

Book Title   The Red Knight of Germany; The story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's great war bird (Author Signed)

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   Later Printing; First Edition

Publisher's Name   Garden City, NY Garden City Pub. Co 1927

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID or SKU   59805

A special presentation inscription by author to Captain J. M. Patterson (U.S. Army). Inscription reads "To the inspiration that insisted this book, for the instructions that directed in and for the courage that backed it's publication, you must accept full credit. I am grateful to you for the opportunity given me to supply the digging, the leg work and the brick laying in this structure. I like to believe it will be recognized as one of the first tombstones on the grave of post war hatred for a vanquished foe. (signed) Sincerely Floyd Gibbons, Washington D.C., December 1927. Floyd Phillips Gibbons was the war correspondent for the Chicago Tribune during World War I. There is a rubber stamp in the inscription that says Joseph M. Patterson, His book. Joseph Medill Patterson was born on January 6, 1879 into the American family that founded the Chicago Tribune. He served throughout the war (WWI), and received high praise from Douglas MacArthur who called him "the most brilliant soldier that I ever served with." The spine is sunfaded and frayed at top and bottom has been professionally repaired. Contents clean. Rare if not unique. Black cover with red lettering. Rare. ; Photographs; 8.40 X 5.60 X 1.50 inches; 383 pages; Signed by Author

Price = 149.97 USD


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