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Adventures of General Marbot by Himself [Inscribed]

Adventures of General Marbot by Himself [Inscribed]

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Adventures of General Marbot by Himself [Inscribed]

by MARBOT, [Marcellin]; John W. Thomason, Jr. (ed. and illus.)

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First Thus. First printing. Octavo (24cm). Black cloth stamped in gilt; yellow endpapers; xii,499,[1]pp; black and white illustrations throughout. Inscribed on the title page by the editor and illustration John Thomason to Morrow Roosevelt. A straight, slightly loosened copy, gently rubbed with slight wear to corners, patch of abrasion to front pastedown: Very Good. Jacket price-clipped, dusty, and rubbed, with marginal creases and short tears: Good or better.

Marcellin Marbot (1782-1854) was a Napoleonic general who earned recognition for his military memoirs. This issue with illustrations by John Thomason (1893-1944), author, illustrator, and lieutenant colonel in the US Marine Corps. [62372].

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Title
Adventures of General Marbot by Himself [Inscribed]
Author
MARBOT, [Marcellin]; John W. Thomason, Jr. (ed. and illus.)
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Edition
First Thus
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1935
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