Paris in 1914

The Soul of Paris. Two Months in the French Capital During the War of 1914. Random Notes of an American Newspaper Man.

[New York: Sun Printing & Publishing Company [Henri Rogowski Publisher and Printer], ca. 1914].

Price: $200.00

About the item

First book edition, some of the letters having appeared in the "Evening Sun of New York" 1 vols. 8vo. Paris in 1914. Near contemporary half blue-straight grained morocco, original wrappers bound in. Some rubbing, light soiling or marginal browning of a few pages, envelope pasted on inside front wrapper, else very good.

Item #31476

Presented as a New Year's gift by Madame Jusserand to Senator Henry Cabot Lodge with a note on her engraved card wishing “a happy one for you & a less unhappy one for those who are going through the fiery trial.” She notes that the book was quite difficult to find. Her husband, Jean Jules Jusserand was the French Minister in Washington from 1902 to 1925.